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

Thursday, March 16, 2017

3.17-18


3.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Third Fridays.”  6-9 pm.
Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Katy Richards Solo Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Kate Snow-Grid Series:  Communities.”  Opening 6-9pm. Grid Series: Communities includes a collection of framed gouache and graphite paintings on handmade paper, as well as a digital piece, created in collaboration with interactive game developer (and husband) Eagan Rackley.

3.18

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “The Artist as Culture Producer:  A Conversation.”  6-9pm. Free + Open to all.  Sharon Louden, editor of "The Artist as Culture Producer" moderates a conversation with artists Tim Doud, Zoe Charlton, and Sarah Kabot about the issues of how artists sustain their creative lives. Audience participation welcomed. Book signing to follow.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

3.10

3.10
2731 Prospect, 2731 Prospect Ave., CLE 216.298.9071  “(NOC’s Own) Kristen Cliffel, Tony  Ingrisano and Kristina Paabus.”  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above)

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Liz Maugans.”  Opening Reception 7-9pm. Artist Liz Maugans shares her candid drawings of people she encounters in public places- specifically at the city pool and in church. She adds her own commentary on what they are thinking. The drawings are representative of Maugans’ unique ability to observe and commentate on the everyday and make it extraordinary.

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “THE CURIOUS CASE OF COLOR”  Contact Gallery for Opening Hours.   An exhibition exploring color as a primary perceptual phenomenon with works by Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas, and Julian Stanczak
   
3.11
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “4U Four University Print Shops-Student and Faculty Exhibition.”  Opening 1-4 pm. Participating this year are student and faculty printmakers from The University of Akron, Kent State University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Oberlin College.

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org  “ABC 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off.”  1-3pm.  First 100 people get a handmade bowl and chili.  Tickets $15 to benefit Art House.

3.12
Seiberling Gallery Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 1403 W Hines Hill Rd., peninsula, 330.657.2909.  “Mother’s Art:  Capturing Moments in Time.”  Opening 2-4 pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Bonnie Gordon + Others.

3.15
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Business of Arts for Artists.”  6-8pm.  Registration Required, phone for details.

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

3.3-8

3.3
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “PUBLIC CONSCIENCE.”  Opening 6-9pm. Co-curated by artists Leslye Arian and Dave King, the group exhibition showcases the work of Laura and Gary Dumm, Derek Hess, Brian Jasinski, Nancy Schwartz Katz, Milan Kecman, Jake Kelly, George Kocar, Joe Lanzilotta, Angela Oster, Josh Usmani, Justin Michael Will, and Sean Higgins and Nicholas Rezabek of the Bubble Process.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “George Mauersberger:  Modern Botanicals.”  Opening 5-8pm.  (Image Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  6-10 pm.  With New shows including A show that Mary Urbas curated called Paintings, Prints & Poems for Meditation by Betty Skufca will be opening at ArtICle.  It will feature Skufca’s work in multiple media including painting, prints, assemblage art, jewelry & poetry.
  At Rust Dust and Other Four Letter Words, Girls Just Want To Have Fun will feature decadent cupcakes and sparkling cider and artwork by women: Joanne Abruzzino, Allison Lukacsy-Love, Erin Mazza, Julia Rainey, Jane Reynolds, Grace Wen and Linda Zolten Wood.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mornings With…Version 2.0!”  Opening 6-10pm.  Featuring ceramic cups from many NOC members.

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Paul Sydorenko:  366 Days of Skulls.”  Opening 5-10pm.   Each month, the artist worked in a different medium, as he produced a work of art featuring skull imagery for each day of 2016(remember, it was leap year!). 

Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “CAN Journal Release Party.”  Opening at 6 pm. CAN introduces each issue with a free party open to the public, each time at a different member location. There’ll be free food, a cash bar and Afro-Cuban music by the Neil Chastain Trio (pictured). And MOCA’s exhibits will be free all evening. It will be the first opportunity to pick up a copy of the new issue.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org  “Mix.”  Party from 6-10pm. This month’s theme is “Vino,” so of course there will be wine tastings in the atrium as well as tours of the galleries to seek out works of art that have a relationship to wine making or drinking. Cleveland’s Hot Djang will be playing their lively gypsy jazz in the atrium to accompany your wine tasting.  Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. CMA members are free.

Good Goat Gallery, 17012 Madison Ave., Lakewood www.thegoodgoatgallery.com  “Monster Girls of the Great Lakes.”  Opening 6-9:30pm. Featuring:  Angela Oster, Audra Lockwood, Clara Manfredi, Jessica Sheeran, Kaitlin Juarez, PJ Halliwill and Renee Fisher.

Satellite Gallery, 422 East 156th Street, CLE  “Superatom Complexes.”  Opening 6-9pm.

3.8
Tri-C Gallery West, 2nd Floor Campus Library, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, 216.987.5322, www.tri-c.edu  “Focus on Fiber.”  Opening 5-7pm. Gallery West presents Focus on Fiber with Sandy Shelenberger, June O'Neil, Mary Ann Tipple, Melissa Richmond, JoAnn Giordano, Marty Young, Kathleen Van Meter.  

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!