AAWR Announcements

AAWR Health & Safety Protocol: The health and safety of our community is still of upmost importance to the Artists Archives. If you are not vaccinated, please consider wearing a mask while inside the gallery. If you choose not to wear a mask, please respect the choice of others to do so. Feeling ill? Please, stay home and visit another time when you are feeling better. Thank you for your continued consideration!


Exhibitions & Events

 

Kristi Copez, The Fire Next Time (Detail), 2018, Relief print, 24 x 18"

Kristi Copez, The Fire Next Time (Detail), 2018, Relief print, 24 x 18"

 

Gwen Waight, The Grind, Mixed media assemblage (Combined Front & Back View)

Gwen Waight, The Grind, Mixed media assemblage (Combined Front & Back View)


 

Arabella Proffer, Lasher (Detail), Oil on board, Collection of AAWR

Arabella Proffer, Lasher (Detail), Oil on board, Collection of AAWR


 

Programs

  • Accessibility in the Arts Panel Discussion

      On Wednesday, October 12th, 7:00 – 8:00pm, as part of the W/O Limits: Art, Chronic Illness, and Disability exhibition, the Artists Archives will host a virtual panel discussion which will provide deeper insight into the artists’ work as well as a platform to discuss issues of accessibilit...

    October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


 

On June 15, 2022, the Artists Archives presented Tremont Vanguards, a virtual program which examined the role of the artists and innovators who transformed the aging Tremont neighborhood into the thriving creative community of today.... (learn more)


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!)


AAWR Wins OMA 2021 Award!

Ohio Museum Association 2021 Award of Achievement Winner Ribbon

AAWR is the winner of the 2021 Ohio Museum Association Award of Achievement - Best Community Partnership (Under $500,000) for the exhibition CONVERGE (learn more...)