Exhibitions & Events

SZALAY/TAKÁCS SECRETS | May 24 - July 14

Judy Takács, Guardian Angel of the Good Death (Detail), Oil on linen

Judy Takács, Guardian Angel of the Good Death (Detail), Oil on linen

 

GRAPHIC- the Counter Culture of Cartoons, Comics & Graphic Novels in Northeast Ohio | July 19

What Superman Means to Me, Pen, ink, graphite, 1988 (Detail)
Gary Dumm, What Superman Means to Me (Detail), Pen, ink, graphite, 1988

City Artists at Work, City Artists at Rest: A Final Retrospective 1997 – 2018 | Mansfield Art Center | June 24

Bonnie Dolin, Town at Twilight, Oil on canvas

Bonnie Dolin, Town at Twilight, Oil on canvas


 

Three Angles: A History of Cleveland Art | 78th St. Studios | July 7

Denise Buckley, Ireland, Cast Bronze, Collection of the AAWR

Denise Buckley, Ireland, Cast Bronze, Collection of the AAWR


 

Art Interprets Alzheimer’s | Dairy Barn | June 29

Herbert Ascherman Jr., George and Sue Roby (Detail), Silver gelatin print, Collection of the AAWR

Herbert Ascherman Jr., George and Sue Roby (Detail), Silver gelatin print, Collection of the AAWR


 

Call for Entry

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: July 14th, 2018

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce a CALL FOR ENTRY for the NewNow 2018, Northeast Ohio’s premier biannual competitive art exhibition to be held September 13 – October 18, 2018. This multi-media juried exhibition will be judged by Steven Matijcio, the curator of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, one of oldest contemporary art institutions in the United States. CLICK HERE for full submission details! Or download the prospectus with the following link: AAWR_NewNow2018_Final_Prospectus


 

Programs

  • AAWR Tour of the Mansfield Carousel Works

    Before the City Artists At Work, City Artists at Rest opening reception at the Mansfield Art Center (Sunday, June 24, 3-5pm), please join us for a guided tour of the Mansfield Carousel Works from 1:30 – 2:30pm. The tour will be lead by carver Tim Gorka, who will explain how carousel figures ar...

    June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

  • The History of Street Art with Roger Gastman and Bob Peck

    Title of Program: The History of Street Art with Roger Gastman and Bob Peck Date of Program: Saturday, August 18th, 1:00 – 4:00pm Location of Program: 78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102    Cost of Program: FREE and open to the public, courtesy of a matching gran...

    August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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.


 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.

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