Exhibitions

Current Exhibition: WORD. palabra, كلمة字, Wort, mot, ワード, слово

Shirley Ende-Saxe, She Hid Behind a Mask of Shell, Collage

Shirley Ende-Saxe, She Hid Behind a Mask of Shell, Collage

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce Wordan exhibit disposed/preferential to the subject/object of WORDS. The exhibition is inclusive of but not restricted to their use in media and or as an aesthetic vehicle for communication and expression.  In other WORD(S) an exhibit exploring WORDS

This curated show features the diverse multi-media work of Ohio artists Liz Maugans, Clarissa Jakobsons, Todd Leech, Adele Marihatt, Janet Mikolajczyk, Shirley Ende Saxe, Maurice Sherman and a conceptual piece by Akron artist Jon Keppel.

Exhibition Dates:  7/20/17 - 9/9/17

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Upcoming Exhibition: PHOTONOW™ 2017

Darlene Beiter, Pipe Dream, Photograph

Darlene Beiter, Pipe Dream, Photograph

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve presents PhotoNow™ 2017, at Tri-C Gallery East located at 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, Ohio 44122.

The opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 7th from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Awards will be given out in four categories- three of the awards were chosen by the juror while the last is chosen by popular vote during the reception.

75 photographs were accepted by the juror Aline Smithson from almost 300 entries submitted by 82 artists.

 

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Upcoming Exhibition: In the Details

Libby Chaney, Untitled, fabric assemblage

Libby Chaney, Untitled, fabric assemblage

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition In the Details, a group, textile show curated by Lakeland Gallery Coordinator and independent curator, Mary Urbas. The event will be celebrated with a campus-wide opening on Friday, September 15, 2017. 5:30 – 8:00pm held in conjunction with the Sculpture Center and Davis Sculpture Gallery & Studio.

In the Details showcases the work of Libby Chaney, Juli Edberg, Sandy Miller, Jessica Pinsky, Gayle Pritchard, Susan Shie, Deborah Silver, Lilian Tyrrell, Archived Artist Evelyn Ward and Jennifer Whitten.    Click HERE for more information...

 



 Now Available for Purchase

Archives Speak Postcard

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) presents The Archives Speak.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) will be celebrating the book launch and signing of our landmark publication, The Archives Speak, with an exhibition opening on November 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The Archives Speak is the definitive information source guide for our 62 Archived Artists. The book contains the Archived Artists’ portraits, biographical information, career information, and examples of their artwork.

» Buy your copy of The Archives Speak here


Programs

  • Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 5

    NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Pr...

    October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 6

    NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Pr...

    November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Augusto C. Bordelois in the studio

Thank you to the voters of Cuyahoga County for providing partial funding for our Oral Histories Film Documentary Project and to the many members and supporters of AAWR who contributed matching funds for this project.

In culmination of this year long project, these short films on Archived Artists Harriet Moore Ballard, William Martin Jean, Bonnie Dolin, Augusto Bordelois, Jennie Jones, Douglas Max Utter and Anthony Eterovich by Ted Sikora and Charles Mintz, premiered here at the Archives on November 19th.

Also shown was a film made by Ted Sikora for The Cleveland Arts Prize on Shirley Aley Campbell.

As a regional museum the Archives is proud to support its artists through projects such as this.