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.

The Pearls of Cleveland
1/15/2015 – 2/28/2015

Pearls of Cleveland Postcard

Hustle and Bustle at 5, Moses Pearl, Woodcut, 1985

January 15, 2015 through February 28, 2015

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve presents the Pearls of Cleveland, memorial show for Archived Artist, Moses Pearl and featuring works from his two artist children, Stuart Pearl and Sharlene Pearl Green. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 15 at 5:30 p.m. The Pearls of Cleveland will run in the AAWR gallery until Saturday, February 28.

» Show and Gallery Details

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



  • Pearls of Cleveland: Moses Pearl Memorial Exhibition

    January 15, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Collecting Art of the Cleveland School
    1:00 - 3:00 p.m

    February 07, 2015 -
  • Majority Rising - Women's Show

    March 12, 2015 - May 02, 2015
  • Majority Rising - Women's Show:
    Opening Reception 5:30 - 8:00 p.m

    March 12, 2015 -
  • Lee Heinen Studio Tour

    March 21, 2015 -
  • Judy Takacs Studio Tour

    April 11, 2015 -
  • Kathleen McKenna Studio Tour

    April 18, 2015 -
  • Re-Emerge: Spring Member's Show

    May 14, 2015 - June 27, 2015