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.

Now on View at Tri-C East


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

September 9, 2014 through October 23, 2014

The New Now is an exhibition of artists living in the counties of the Western Reserve that surround Cleveland. This is an all media competition juried by Chief Curator of the Akron Art Museum, Janice Driesbach. Driesbach has published and lectured extensively on the art of the 20th century. Out of 16 artists and 356 images submitted she has chosen 77 works of art from 69 artists.

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The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) presents The Three Amigos: A painterly tribute to Ron Joranko.

September 18, 2014 through October 24, 2014

The Three Amigos will feature landscape, still-life, and figurative work by Joranko, a stunning plein air portrait of Ron by Ron Johnston, and selected paintings by Loren Naji.

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  • The New Now
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    September 09, 2014 - October 23, 2014
  • The Three Amigos: A painterly tribute to Ron Joranko

    September 18, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Western Reserve Photography Competition

    November 01, 2014 - November 30, 2014
  • The Archives Speak - Public Reception

    November 15, 2014 -
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