AAWR Visitor Safety Protocol

AAWR Health & Safety Protocol, June 3, 2021: The health and safety of our community is still of upmost importance to the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. We ask that you bring a mask when visiting our gallery. If you are fully vaccinated, you are not required to wear a face covering on the premises, but please respect the choice of others to do so. Thank you for your continued consideration! We look forward to seeing you! (read more...)


Exhibitions & Events

Ken Nevadomi, Horse Frightened by Demon (Detail), 1985, Acrylic on canvas, Collection of AAWR

Ken Nevadomi, Horse Frightened by Demon (Detail), 1985, Acrylic on canvas, Collection of AAWR


 

Phyllis Sloane, Dancing Shoes on Lace (Detail), 1981, Screen print on paper, Collection of the AAWR

Phyllis Sloane, Dancing Shoes on Lace (Detail), 1981, Screen print on paper, Collection of the AAWR


 

Chuck Fischer, Pride- CLE (Detail), Mixed media assemblage

Chuck Fischer, Pride- CLE (Detail), Mixed media assemblage


 


 

Programs

  • Phyllis Sloane Virtual Studio Tour & Curator Talk

      Phyllis Sloane Virtual Studio Tour & Curator Talk has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 23rd, 4:00 – 5:00pm If you registered for the original program date on Wednesday, June 2nd, your Zoom reservation has carried over and you do not need to register again. Thank you from all of...

    June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Adventures in Art Collecting with Christopher Richards

    On Wednesday July 14th 7:00 – 8:00pm, join us for Adventures in Art Collecting with Christopher Richards. Follow curator and arts writer Christopher Richards on a virtual tour of his home which highlights his personal collection, including paintings by Ken Nevadomi and other important regional art...

    July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


 

On May 12, 2021 the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve hosted The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland a virtual panel discussion moderated by Michael Gill (Collective Arts Network) with panelists Henry Adams (Case Western Reserve University), Key Jo Lee (Cleveland Museum of Art), and Steven Litt (The Plain Dealer) (read more...)


On Thursday, April 8 the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve hosted a virtual opening reception for its 2021 Annual Members Exhibition (read more...)


AAWR Digital Book Store


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The Artists Archives digital bookstore is now open for business! Featuring over 30 publications, the bookstore includes exclusive AAWR catalogs and other hard to find tomes on Ohio artists. View the digital store


Dexter Davis, Tree (Detail), 2012, Ink & collage on paper, Collection of the AAWR

Dexter Davis, Tree (Detail), 2012, Ink & collage on paper, Collection of the AAWR

As a continuation of our goal to increase the visibility of Ohio’s African American artists, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve has established a fund to overcome financial barriers that can inhibit regional artists of color from archiving their work... (read more & donate today!)