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Annual Members’ Exhibition 2017

March 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - May 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its Annual Members’ Exhibition 2017 featuring the multi-media work of Members of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. The event will be celebrated with an Opening Reception on Thursday, March 30th, 2017. 5:30 – 8:00pm. A Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 5th 6:30 – 8:00pm directly following the Annual Members’ Meeting, which will be held from 5:30 – 6:30pm.


AAWR’s Annual Members’ Exhibition is known for both the quality and diversity of the work submitted by its wide array of professional-level Member artists. In years past, works submitted have ranged from traditionally inspired portraits and oils to multi-media assemblages and digital creations. Though the Annual Members’ Exhibition has traditionally been juried, 2017 will bring a new and timely egalitarian spin on the show.


In the true spirit of democracy, this year’s exhibition will be “all inclusive,” featuring 1 piece under 24 inches from each Member hung salon-style in the AAWR Main Gallery. To ensure the originality of the show, works shown in previous Artists Archives exhibitions will not be permitted.  Show attendees can vote for their favorite work for the duration of the show & 4 awards will be given out at the closing reception following the annual meeting.


Only Members of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve in good standing are eligible to enter the Annual Members’ Exhibition. To become a Member or to check your Membership status, please call our offices at 216-721-9020 or visit ArtistsArchives.org.


About the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve: The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility and regional museum that preserves representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists and, through ongoing research, exhibition and educational programs, actively documents and promotes this cultural heritage for the benefit of the public.


The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve would also like to thank Ohio Arts Council, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Ohio Art Dealers Association, the George Gund Foundation, the Bernice & David E. Davis Foundation, the William Bingham Foundation and the Zufall Foundation for their continuing support.

Lee Heinen, Thinking About Selfies, Oil on Canvas


March 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
May 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
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Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
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Cleveland, 44106-1910 United States
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