Red Tulips Shirley Aley Campbell    oil on canvas
Seated Woman Phyllis Sloane    silkscreen on paper
Stratum Phyllis Seltzer    heat transfer print
On A Roll David Haberman    charcoal, acrylic, spackling compound on canvas
Northeast Corridor Randall Tiedman    acrylic on Stonehenge
Triumph David E. Davis    marble
Summer Robert Jergens    assemblage
Tribal Cloth III William Martin Jean    acrylic on canvas
Lend Me Your Ears Patricia Zinsmeister Parker    tempera and acrylic on canvas
Campfire Barbara Gillette    pastel on paper

Artists Archives
of the Western Reserve

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) sustains Ohio’s artistic heritage by preserving and exhibiting the artwork of prominent Ohio visual artists who are known as Archived Artists. The AAWR advances their artistic legacies by presenting exhibitions and educational programs, creating publications, recording oral histories and collecting other biographical materials which are made available to scholars and the public.

Through its general membership, AAWR also serves a wide range of regional artists by providing exhibition opportunities and promoting Northeast Ohio as a thriving arts community.

Become a member or donate today. We count on you to keep art alive in Ohio.

AAWR Gallery


The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) presents Textures and Patterns.

June 19, 2014 through August 1, 2014

Textures & Patterns is an opportunity for our Archived Artists, members, and community artists to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. Artists were each invited to showcase two original artworks. This show was juried by Robert Thurmer, the Gallery Director for the Gallery at Cleveland State University.

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Accepted Artwork for Textures & Patterns, as selected by Robert Thurmer

Ruth Bercaw, Gift
Sarah Clague, Black & White Kimono
Sarah Clague, Floral Kimono
Shyvonne Coleman, Allegro

Boni Suzanne Gelfand, An Inheritance of Flowers
Michele Heard, Objects
Lee Heinen, Pareidolia
Carol Johnson, The Fern
Tricia Kaman, Marti Thomas
Cookie Kless, Lady of the Woods
Cookie Kless, Three Musketeers
George Kocar, Marbles
Suzan Kraus, Sibling Rivalry
Jennifer Leach, Forest/Trees
Elizabeth Mather, Cardiomyopathy
Elizabeth Mather, Intersections
Patricia Zinsmeister Parker, Georgia (O'Keeffe)
Hollis Richardson, The New Look
Rebecca Roman, Flow #1
John Saile, Pentimento Sentimento Blue: Gorilla Finger Blue
John Saile, Pentimento Sentimento Red: Gorilla Finger Red

Richard Schneider, Bowl with Ash Glaze
Richard Schneider, Untitled
Lisa Schonberg, Variations on Flow x 3, #1
Lisa Schonberg, Variations on Flow x 3, #2

Barbara Stanford, Spring Awakening
Mary Stone, Swinging on a Star
Mary Stone, Zen Garden
Marsha Sweet, "I Have Some Stuff You Might Be Interested In" E.S.
Nancy Underhill, Relic
Roger Welchans, Deus Ex Machina
Jennifer Whitten, Fleur

If your work was not accepted into Textures & Patterns, please call the office to make arrangements to pick it up. You can also wait until the artwork pick up dates of August 12-16, 2014.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces a call for entries for our exhibition, the New Now.

September 9, 2014 through September 29, 2014

Submissions to this show will be accepted online only. To submit work please go to For more information please look at the links below.

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  • The New Now
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    September 09, 2014 - September 29, 2014
  • The Three Amigos: A painterly tribute to Ron Joranko

    September 12, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Western Reserve Photography Competition

    November 01, 2014 - November 30, 2014
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