Openings, shows, Workshops, job postings, equipment, & anything else that might involve the northern
Ohio clay community.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


Kent State Downtown Gallery, 141 Main Street, Kent  “Table Service.” Opening 5-7pm.  Featuring work by NOC members Bette Drake, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Todd Leech, Lynne Lofton, Ikuko Miklowski, Sandy Miller, Stephanie Miller-Davis, Billy Ritter, James Leslie, Justin Reese, Judith Salomon, Cheryl Weinstein, Mark Yasenchack, Theresa Yondo, Pat Kyle, Freeland Southard, Amy Halko, Michelle Janosky, Michael Hamlin, Leah Gary, Stephanie Craig, Danielle Dore-Rook, Megan Dull SND, and Valerie Grossman.  Organized by Mark Yasenchack—thanks for all your work Mark! (Images Above)

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103,  “Elizabeth Emery-Open House.”  Open 5:30-7:30.

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185,  “Kasumi- The Optics of Memory Experience.”  Starting at 6:30pm. Kasumi is presenting an hour-long, one-night-only performance/sound/video installation called The Optics of Memory Experience, taking place in the Bud & Susie Rogers Garden. It will feature psychedelic imagery projected on three large screens and accompanied by electronic music played through a state-of-the-art sound system for a truly immersive experience.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178,  “Dan Tranberg Scholarship Benefit Auction. “  6-9pm.  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Full Stop: A Cleveland Print Rom Fundraising Event.”  10am-4pm. The basic ticket is $25. But for $150 you can have local artist Greg Martin, who specializes in tintypes, create a portrait for you using the antique process. (There are limited spots so call 216-401-5981 to reserve). You can also get a strip of photos from the photo booth for only $5 to commemorate the occasion.

Edinboro University East Hall 200 Kiltie Road, Edinboro, PA.  “Kevin Snipes Two Day Workshop.”  See Image Above.  Tuesday 1pm- Wednesday 5 pm.  Artist talk- Tuesday at 7:30 pm in room 125 Doucette Hall.  (Image Above)


Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473  “PhotoNow-Artist Talk and Reception.” 6-8:30pm.  

Thursday, September 14, 2017


Great Workshop with Todd Pletcher last night!

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020  “In the Details.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  Featuring NOC’s own Sandy Miller.  (Image Above)

78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays.”

At ArtNeo in the basement “Beyond Function.”   NOC”s own Judith Salomon works from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Nikki Woods.”  Opening 5-9pm. 

Also Opening at Dawn Tekler Gallery in 78th Street Studios.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 “Deborah Pinter” Opening 6-9pm.  

HGR, 20001 Euclid Avenue, Euclid “F*Sho.”  5-10pm. Join us for the 9th annual F*SHO. Each year, 44 Steel brings together some of the best local and regional makers and artists to showcase their work. A new and unusual location is chosen each year - and we are excited to be in the HGR Industrial Surplus space. Come on out - Food, Drink, Friends & Furniture.

Thursday, September 7, 2017


Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473 and AAWR present “Photo Now.”  Opening 6-8:30 pm.  

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, “Gallery Talk with Michael Loderstedt about the Exhibition Serial intent.”  Talk 6:30pm.  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981 “Laura Ruth Bidwell and Lissa Rivera.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Artist talk at 4 pm.  

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556,  “Community Culture Night wih Lecture by Natalie Lanese.”  Open 7-8:30pm. 

 Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE “The Shape of Things:  New work by Tara Lynn and Christine Ries.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, “CMA Mix: Interact.”  Open 6-10pm.  

Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College, 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea 440.826.2152 “Shiel Shadows/Sculptures & Drawings by Rebecca Cross.”  Opening 5-8pm.  

Soulcraft Woodshop, 5401 Hamilton Ave, CLE “Grand Reopening Weekend.” Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 1-6pm. 

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 “Word Show Last Day.”  This is the Last day to see NOC”s own Todd Leech’s work at AAWR!

Berea Arts Fest, Downtown Berea, 10am-6pm.  Featuring NOC’s own Bette Drake.  

Todd Pletcher Presentation and Workshop.  Wednesday September 13th,  6-9pm.    (Image Above)
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH 44017
This presentation and workshop is FREE for Current NOC members,  $5 for students with valid ID and $20 for non-members.  If you would like to join NOC, Membership is $25 a year.

Tri-C Gallery West, 2nd Floor Campus Library, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, 216.987.5322, “Emerging Artists.”  Opening 5-7pm.  Featuring work by Meghan Calvert, Kimberly Chapman, Avin Hannahsmith, Jesse Nutter, Gabriel Poucher and Nicole Thomas.  


Starting September 13th and 14th with Theresa Yondo email for more info: