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


 

Melissa Bloom, Artists of CONVERGE, Acrylic on wood, 71 5 x 5” panels

Melissa Bloom, Artists of CONVERGE, Acrylic on wood, 71 5 x 5” panels


 


 

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!)


Programs

  • William Martin Jean CONVERGE Artist Talk at Judson Manor

    On Wednesday, July 28th 4:00 – 5:00, join Archived Artist William Martin Jean and CONVERGE curator Kelly Pontoni for an in-person artist talk at Judson Manor.   Jean will discuss his work in the exhibition, which includes the Ancient Fragment and Vestment Series, two collections deeply impac...

    July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


 

On June 23, 2021 the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve hosted the virtual program Phyllis Sloane Virtual Studio Tour & Curator Talk. The event featured a tour of Archived Artist Phyllis Sloane’s preserved studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico, led by her daughter, Ginna Sloane, and Kelly Pontoni (read more...)


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...)


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