AAWR Visitor Safety Protocol

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is open to the public and available for limited, safe visitation! In order to maintain the safety of our guests, staff and community, we are strictly adhering to the following state recommended guidelines (read more...)


Exhibitions & Events

Davon Brantley, Dancing with Death (Detail), 2020, Charcoal on toned paper, 70" x 42"

Davon Brantley, Dancing with Death (Detail), 2020, Charcoal on toned paper


 

Denise Buckley, Ireland (Detail), Cast bronze, 10” x 9” x 6”, Collection of the AAWR

Denise Buckley, Ireland (Detail), Cast bronze, 10” x 9” x 6”, Collection of the AAWR


 

Judy Takács, Hands of a Woodcut Printmaker - Marsha Sweet (Detail), Oil on canvas, AAWR

Judy Takács, Hands of a Woodcut Printmaker - Marsha Sweet (Detail), Oil on canvas, AAWR


 

Jackie Sajewski, Covid Fears (Detail), 2020, Digital photographic print

Jackie Sajewski, Covid Fears (Detail), 2020, Digital photographic print


 

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... DONATE TODAY


Programs

There are no upcoming events at this time.


 

On December 9, 2020 the Artists Archives hosted "About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part II" with Lawrence Baker, Amanda D. King, and Tony Williams (read more...)


On December 2, 2020 the Artists Archives hosted "About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part I" with Davon Brantley, Jacques P. Jackson, and Yvonne Palkowitsh (read more...)


On November 11, 2020 the Artists Archives hosted "City Reveries: Virtual Artist Talk" with Jennie Jones and Stuart Pearl to accompany its exhibition at Judson Manor (read more...)


Now Available for Purchase


Archives Speak Postcard

The Archives Speak is our landmark publication and  the definitive information source guide for our first 62 Archived Artists. The book contains the Archived Artists’ portraits, biographical information, career information, and examples of their artwork.  Written by Rotraud Sackerlotzky & Roger Welchans. Copyright © 2014  Buy your copy HERE