Exhibitions

Current Exhibition: In the Details

Libby Chaney, Untitled, fabric assemblage

Libby Chaney, Search, Research No. 1,  Bonded and sewn fabric (new & recycled)

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.

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.   

Show Dates: 9/15/17 - 11/4/17

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Current Satellite 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.

2017 Award Winners-

  • Best Black & White: Michael Levy, Bob, 2016, Digital archival inkjet print
  • Best Color: Joseph Polevoi, Clowning in Red, 2010, Kaleidoscopic digital print
  • Juror's Choice: Stephanie Spyker, Cannon Beach Oregon, Fuji film, instax minifilm
  • People's Choice Awards:
    • Jacqueline Grimm, Riotous Color
    • Marina Neyman, Driving in the Rain

Show Dates: 9/7/17 - 10/12/17

Gallery East Hours: Monday – Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The gallery closed Friday through Sunday.

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PhotoNow 2017 Artists Talk & Reception

Stephanie Spyker, Cannon Beach Oregon, Fuji Film, Instax Minifilm, Winner of the PhotoNow 2017 Juror's Choice Award

Stephanie Spyker, Cannon Beach Oregon, Fuji Film, Instax Minifilm, Winner of the PhotoNow 2017 Juror's Choice Award

PhotoNow 2017 Artists’ Talk and Reception:  Wednesday, October 4th.  6:00-8:30 pm.

As part of it current satellite exhibition, PhotoNow 2017, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to announce an Artists Talk & Reception to be held on Wednesday, October 4th, 6:00 – 8:30pm at Tri-C Gallery East located at 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, Ohio 44122. 

The event will feature some of the exhibition’s most innovative artists, speaking about the difficult or unusual processes used to create their work.  Presentations will also be made this year’s award recipients, including Joe Polevoi, whose kaleidoscopic digital print Clowning in Red won the 2017 prize for “Best Color” photograph.

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 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

  • Quilting Today with Tracy Rieger

    As part of its upcoming textile invitational In the Details, and the new 2017 ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, AAWR will present Quilting Today with Tracy Rieger on Saturday, October 7th.  1:00-3:00 pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.   In this 45-minute presentation, R...

    October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • 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.