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Art Interprets Alzheimer’s Opens at Progressive Insurance

The Art of Giving: Progressive Insurance Opening Reception November 8, 2012 Noon – 2 p.m. We’re spotlighting the Alzheimer’s Association by featuring a stunning two-person art exhibition called, “Art Interprets Alzheimer’s.”Each year, Corporate Art and the Progressive Insurance Foundation proudly host a special collaborative initiative called The Art of Giving. This program celebrates art and the spirit of giving by […]

Remembrances: The Art of Joseph McCullough

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to announce Remembrances: The Art of Joseph McCullough, a retrospective exhibition of the work of the influential educator and painter. The public is invited to attend this free art exhibition and the opening reception which will be on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 5:00 pm to […]

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The New Now 2014

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

The New Now is an exhibition of artists living in the counties of the Western Reserve that surround Cleveland. This is an all media competition juried by Chief Curator of the Akron Art Museum, Janice Driesbach. Driesbach has published and lectured extensively on the art of the 20th century. Out of 16 artists and 356 […]

The Three Amigos: A Painterly Tribute to Ron Joranko

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, The Three Amigos: A Painterly Tribute to Ron Joranko, which will be on display at the Artists Archives' gallery from September 18 through October 24, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening […]

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Collecting Art: State of the Art Market

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces Collecting Art: State of the Art Market with Antiques Roadshow and History Detectives celebrity, Wes Cowan. Cleveland, OH – The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is excited to announce Collecting Art: State of the Art Market, one of the many gallery talks in the Artists […]

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Majority Rising

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives presents Majority Rising in celebration of National Women’s Month. Majority Rising is only one of many shows being held in area galleries to celebrate. The opening reception will take place at the Artists Archives on Thursday, March 12 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Majority Rising will run in the AAWR gallery through […]

Photo Now 2015

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve presents Photo Now formerly known as the Western Reserve Open Photography Competition, at Tri-C Gallery East located at 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, Ohio 44122.  The opening reception will take place on Tuesday, September 8th from 6 – 8 p.m. Herbert Ascherman, AAWR President of the Board, Sponsor […]

Collecting Photography with Barbara Tannenbaum

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Join the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve at 1834 East 123rd St. as we continue our Collecting Art series. “Collecting Photography” will be presented by Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography from the Cleveland Museum of Art on Saturday, October 3rd at 1:00pm. Barbara Tannenbaum presents a primer for beginning collectors. Her talk will explore […]

Marketing and Promotions for the Individual Artist by Josh Usmani

This talk is to help local, emerging artists and young art professionals in their efforts to promote their news and events to local and regional media outlets. However, the lecture is open to anyone interested in learning more about how to promote their efforts through local media outlets. In this presentation, Usmani will discuss press […]

Collecting International Art with Meg Harris

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present Collecting International Art with Meg Harris of Harris Stanton Gallery. Ms. Harris will lead us through the process of buying International art - where to buy International art, what to buy and issues one might encounter. Her discussion may offer insight to regional artists […]

Watershed, an exhibition of Archived Artists and their pupils. Curated by William Martin Jean

This show examines the influence of three local teachers and accomplished artists, W. M. Jean, Ruth Bercaw and Tom Roese and a selection of their pupils, who became noted artists in their own right, Susan Lowe, Derek Hess, Ken Nevadomi, Dexter Davis, George Kozmon, Glen Ratusnik and Nick Taylor. Under the guidance of teachers there […]

Estate Planning for Artists

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Jaclyn Vary and Steven Day, from the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, will provided basic information on estate planning and charitable planning to help artists and collectors plan for the future and prepare their legacies. Click here to see the Estate and Charitable Planning Powerpoint presentation (PDF) Jaclyn M. Vary is […]

Annual Members Show

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

An annual juried exhibition of the works of our Artist Members. Juried by Anna Arnold, Director of Wasmer Gallery, Ursuline College Opening Reception on Friday, Jan 15th 5:30-8:00pm

Jennie Jones

Judson Park - The Howson Gallery 1801 Chestnut Hills Dr., Cleveland Heights, OH, United States

An exhibition of Jennie Jones, one of our Archived Artists, at Judson Park

Make it Last

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Two ICA Art Conservation experts will give an overview of artists’ materials and their properties. Click to register for this FREE program

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Hand In Hand

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

HAND IN HAND - Artists, Collectors and Conservators Working Together by Jamye Jamison, Paper Conservator Case studies: As a multi-disciplinary regional conservation center, ICA Art Conservation has developed a specialty in contemporary art. This talk will highlight three projects that were recently completed by the ICA and the various ways in which conservators approached working […]

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Reinvention

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

REINVENTION documents the story of 5 artists who reinvented themselves and their work in order to overcome limitations forced on them because of traumatic injury, aging or disease. The acceptance, adaptation and evolution that each underwent as part of the crisis process resulted in the production of powerful, original bodies of work in divergent directions. […]

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Copyrights and Trademarks

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Artists are increasingly finding themselves navigating through the complex issue of copyrights.  The internet has become a useful tool for artists to market themselves and share information with the world.  As images become more easily accessible, artists must have a clear understanding of their own intellectual property rights as well as when it is legally […]

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Terry Klausman Studio Tour

The Art Center on Tusc 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton, OH, United States

Saturday, April 9th kicks off our Studio Tour series as we get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the artistic processes of the artists exhibiting in the Artist Archives’ show “Reinvention”. Reinvention documents the stories of five artists who reinvented themselves and their work in order to overcome limitations forced on them because of traumatic injury, aging […]

$20

Ruth Bercaw Studio Tour

Week two of our Studio Tours program gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the artistic processes of the artists exhibiting in the Artist Archives’ show “Reinvention”. Reinvention documents the stories of five artists who reinvented themselves and their work in order to overcome limitations forced on them because of traumatic injury, aging or disease. The […]

$20

Kim Bissett Studio Tour

Heller Building - East 2220 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH, United States

Nerve damage made it impossible for Kim Bissett to continue with her work in bronze and cast stone. She began constructing drawings instead where she applied what she knew of three dimensional space to her new, two dimensional medium. She states, “I learned how to compress space, set perimeters, understand figure/ground relationships, manipulate illusory space, […]

$20

Anthony Eterovich Pop-Up Show

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Listen to The Sound of Applause show about Anthony Eterovich

Oral History Project with Filmmaker Ted Sikora

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

With support from a grant through CAC, the Artists Archives has commissioned Independent filmmaker, Ted Sikora to create documentaries featuring some of our archived artists. Join us for a sneak peek at the Archives' Oral History Project and Ted's short documentary on Cleveland artist, Augusto Bordelois! Ted will also discuss his approach to filmmaking and […]

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Andrew Reach Studio Tour

Our last week of our Studio Tour series gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the artistic processes of the artists exhibiting in the Artist Archives’ show “Reinvention”. Reinvention documents the stories of five artists who reinvented themselves and their work in order to overcome limitations forced on them because of traumatic injury, aging or disease. […]

$20

AAWR Annual Members Meeting

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

WROPC opening 2014 photo courtesy of Stuart Pearl Please join us after our Annual Meeting as we honor Board President Herb Ascherman Jr. for his years of contributions to the Artists Archives   AAWR Annual members meeting Friday May 6, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Party for Herb. 7:00 – 8:00pm

No Art Left Behind

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Tickets are on sale now for the AAWR's big fund raiser event!
Sunday, May 15th, 4:00 - 7:00pm
A $300 ticket includes entrance for two and one lottery ticket.
Throughout the evening, tickets are drawn randomly and the ticket holder chooses a piece of original art to keep as their very own! Every ticket holder gets a piece of art!

Ceramics Invitational Exhibition

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archive of the Western Reserve is proud to present its Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, a showing of the vibrant work of local ceramic artists. Curated by Mary Urbas, this exhibition highlights the exceptional clay community of Northeast Ohio, bringing to the forefront their unique and diverse vision of this primordial medium. The show’s ample […]

Ceramics in Action

Beachwood Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library 25501 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, OH, United States

CERAMICS IN ACTION with Julie Hanus, Senior Editor of American Craft Magazine Join us Saturday, June 4th from 2-4pm at the Beachwood Branch Library for a conversation about ceramic artists who are leading the way – combining their studio practice with social, environmental, and political action. RSVP on Evenbrite

Out of the Archives

Beachwood Community Center 25325 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, OH, United States

Running in conjunction with the Art Interprets Alzheimer's exhibition at the Beachwood Community Center, Out of the Archives features the work from the permanent AAWR collection of Archived Artists.  Urban landscapes by Anthony Eterovich and Moses Pearl, and portraiture in a variety of mediums by Sid Rheuban, Shirley Campbell, Kestutis Kizecivius, Paul-Henri Bourguignon, David Kaplan […]

Beachwood Community Center – Art Interprets Alzheimer’s

Beachwood Community Center 25325 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, OH, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to announce the arrival of its signature Art Interprets Alzheimer’s exhibition at the Beachwood Community Center. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition and the opening reception which will be on Sunday, June 26, 2016 from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. Art […]

Beachwood Community Center – Art Interprets Alzheimer’s Panel Discussion

Beachwood Community Center 25325 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve signature Art Interprets Alzheimer's Exhibition, this fascinating event features three prominent and diverse speakers all of which have unique relationship to Alzheimer's and its effects. FREE and open to the public. GARY LANDRETH, Ph.D. is professor of Neurosciences and Neurology Director of the Landreth […]

Paul-Henri Bourguignon: Citizen of the World

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archive of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition Paul-Henri Bourguignon: Citizen of the World, a showing of the globally-minded works of world renowned modernist and art historical magnate, Paul-Henri Bourguignon. With rich golden hues, bold plains and unapologetic brush strokes, Bourguignon opens a window to a world where all places, […]

The Woman Behind the Artist – The Many Lives of Erika Bourguignon

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to announce its program: The Woman Behind the Artist - The Many Lives of Erika Bourguignon a presentation by Irene Shaland. An internationally-published art and travel writer Irene Shaland invites you to voyage through time and space to uncover the different lives of an extraordinary woman, Erika […]

Nature as Muse

The satellite exhibition, Nature as Muse, will be held at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens beginning on September 3rd.  A delightful sampling of loaned work from select Archived Artists and pieces from the Archives permanent collection, the Nature as Muse show features images with themes of plants and flowers, ranging in representation from delicate and traditional […]

NEWNOW™

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

Beginning on September 6th, the NEWNOW™ 2016 will be on view at Cuyahoga Community College’s East Gallery. This regional juried exhibition features the work of 55 artists in a variety of media representing the “Best of the Western Reserve.” Conceived of in 2014, this year’s NEWNOW™ competition includes 73 pieces chosen by judge Michael J. […]

First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are, a collection of photographic portraits by Herbert Ascherman Jr. featuring Emergency Responder personnel personnel from the Greater Cleveland Area. When our routine is shattered by emergency, we dial 911 and trust that someone […]

Studio Tour with Archived Artist Pat Parker

As part of our 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, the Artists Archives is hosting private studio tours of Founder David E. Davis’ studio and a selection of the other early supporting artists.  The series begins with an intimate look at Pat Zinsmeister Parker’s studio adjacent to her private residence in Canton, Ohio on Saturday, October 8th […]

$10 – $20

Progressive Art Collection Tour

Felice Varini, “Twelve Disks Over Sixteen Hallowed Halves and Four Quarters,” Acrylic Paint on Self-Adhesive Foil. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to host a private tour of the Progressive Art Collection to be held on Friday, October 14th from 2:00-4:00pm. The tour is to take place at Progressive Headquarters (Campus I) […]

Free – $10

Professional Practices Series – Art Criticism for Artists with Dottie Shinn

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

As part of its Professional Practices Series, The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to host a presentation by Dottie Shinn, the Akron Beacon Journal's long-time art critic on Saturday, October 22nd from 1:00-3:00pm. Dottie will share her fascinating experiences working as a professional critic as well as offer up her advice to […]

Studio Tour with Archived Artist William Martin Jean

As part of our 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, the Artists Archives is hosting private studio tours of Founder David E. Davis’ studio and a selection of the other early supporting artists. The series continues with an intimate look at William Martin Jean’s studio in the Tower Press Building in Cleveland on Saturday, October 29th from […]

$10 – $20

20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, a group show featuring the art of founder David E. Davis and the other 8 pioneering Archived Artists: Shirley Aley Campbell, David A. Haberman, William Martin Jean, Robert Jergens, Patricia Zinsmeister Parker, Phyllis […]

Oral Histories Project Premiere

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

As part of the 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, we will be premiering our Oral Histories Documentary Film Project which consists of short documentaries created by Akron independent film maker Ted Sikora and noted Cleveland photographer Chuck Mintz.  These histories, each running approximately 4 minutes, artfully document the lives and careers of 11 Archived Artists (including […]

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Women of the Western Reserve

AECOM (Penton Media) Building 1300 East 9th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition The Women of the Western Reserve, featuring the work of Archived Artists Ruth Bercaw, Lee Heinen, Phyllis Seltzer & Member Artist Marti Higgins.   In honor of Women’s History Month, an Artists' Reception will be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm.  […]

Holiday Treats

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Tis the Season! For our Annual Holiday Treats exhibition in the A.A.W.R. Entrance Gallery. All works on view will be by Member Artists, deliciously petite (under 16" x 24" inches) and AVAILABLE FOR SALE for your Holiday shopping! All pieces will have bite-size prices as well- under $500. Now that’s a tasty treat! The exhibition […]

Studio Tour of Founding Artist David E. Davis’ Studio

As part of our 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, the Artists Archives in partnership with the Davis Sculpture Foundation is hosting private tours of AAWR & Sculpture Center Founder David E. Davis’ studio on Saturday, December 3rd. 1:00-2:30pm. One of the region’s most celebrated artists and the recipient of the 1980 Cleveland Arts Prize, Davis has […]

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Get to Know the Archives!

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Annual Holiday Party for Artists Archives Members!  Our way of saying "Thank You" for being part of our creative community.  Come join us for refreshments, cheer and a very special behind-the-scenes tour of the Artists Archives.  The event also marks the opening of our festive Holiday Treats exhibition in the A.A.W.R. Entrance Gallery.  All works on […]

Holiday Treats 2016 Opening Reception

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Opening Reception during Annual Holiday Party

A Curve of Color: Art and Fashion of Samuel Butnik and Bonnie Cashin

American Greetings One American Boulevard, Westlake, OH, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve in collaboration with American Greetings and the Western Reserve Historical Society is proud to present the exhibition A Curve of Color:  Art and Fashion, of Samuel Butnik and Bonnie Cashin, to be held at American Greeting’s Gallery W from January 5th – February 23rd, 2017.  The event will […]

The Electrostatic Man: The Art of Miller Horns

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition The Electrostatic Man:  The Art of Miller Horns, Miller’s inaugural show as an Archived Artist.  The event will be celebrated with a campus-wide opening on Friday, January 27th, 2017. 5:30 – 8:00pm held in conjunction with the Sculpture Center and David E. […]

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Trees, Trees, Trees!

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its satellite show, Trees, Trees, Trees! which will be held at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens beginning on February 11th. The exhibition is a delightful sampling of pieces from the Archives’ permanent collection and loaned work from select Member and Archived Artists. Trees, Trees, Trees! […]

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 1

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Practices for Artists, we are proud to present Business of […]

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Collecting African American Art with David Lusenhop

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  As part of The Electrostatic Man: The Art of Miller Horns exhibition and Black History Month, AAWR will host a Collecting Art Talk: Collecting African American Art with David Lusenhop on Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 1:00-3:00pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. The Collecting Art Talks are part of our new 2017 […]

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 2

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Practices for Artists, we are proud to present Business of […]

Free

Women of the Western Reserve Artists’ Reception

AECOM (Penton Media) Building 1300 East 9th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition The Women of the Western Reserve, featuring the work of Archived Artists Ruth Bercaw, Lee Heinen, Phyllis Seltzer & Member Artist Marti Higgins.   In honor of Women’s History Month, an Artists' Reception will be held on Thursday, March 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm.  […]

Free

Annual Members’ Exhibition 2017

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

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 […]

Cleveland International Film Festival Community Partnership

Cinematheque 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, United States

The Archives is honored to once again support the Cleveland International Film Festival by becoming Community Partners for 2017.  This year's film, chosen by the Artists Archives, is 24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters directed by Kevin Burke.   The film will be played Thursday, March 30th (9:30pm)  at the Cinematheque as well as Friday, April […]

See cleveland film fest website for ticket price

Cleveland International Film Festival Community Partnership

The Archives is honored to once again support the Cleveland International Film Festival by becoming Community Partners for 2017.  This year’s film, chosen by the Artists Archives, is 24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters directed by Kevin Burke.   The film will be played Thursday, March 30th (9:30pm)  at the Cinematheque as well as Friday, April […]

See cleveland film fest website for ticket price

Cleveland International Film Festival Community Partnership

Tower City Cinemas 230 West Huron Road #7256, Cleveland, OH, United States

The Archives is honored to once again support the Cleveland International Film Festival by becoming Community Partners for 2017.  This year’s film, chosen by the Artists Archives, is 24×36: A Movie About Movie Posters directed by Kevin Burke.   The film will be played Thursday, March 30th (9:30pm)  at the Cinematheque as well as Friday, April […]

See cleveland film fest website for ticket price

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 3

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

WEEK 3 AND WEEK 4 ARE AT CAPACITY.  We apologize for the inconvenience!  Due to popular demand, we intend to offer this module again on a date to be announced.  Please email info@artistsarchives.org to be placed on the waiting list or call our offices at 216-721-9020.  Thank you for your interest! ****** NEW for 2017!  ART […]

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Fearless: The Photographic Legacy of Jennie Jones

Herbert Ascherman Jr., Jennie Jones, Gelatin Silver Print Fearless:  The Photographic Legacy of Jennie Jones, a Legacy Fundraising Event Please join the AAWR Legacy Society in honoring the lifetime achievement of our special guest, Fearless Photographer, Jennie Jones. The event will be held at a 1927 Mead & Hamilton style private residence in Cleveland Heights on the evening of Saturday, […]

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 4

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

WEEK 3 AND WEEK 4 ARE AT CAPACITY.  We apologize for the inconvenience!  Due to popular demand, we intend to offer this module again on a date to be announced.  Please email info@artistsarchives.org to be placed on the waiting list or call our offices at 216-721-9020.  Thank you for your interest! ***** NEW for 2017!  ART […]

Free

Annual Meeting 2017

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

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Current Exhibition: NewCelle +1

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce its Summer exhibition NewCelle +1, featuring the collaborative drawings of Archived Artist Bea Mitchell, John Jackson, Ed Mieczkowski and Achala Wali.   NewCelle formed as a group in the late 90’s with the purpose of “revitalizing drawing in the light of the new […]

NewCell +1 Artist Reception

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce the opening of its Summer exhibition NewCelle +1, featuring the collaborative drawings of Archived Artist Bea Mitchell, John Jackson, Ed Mieczkowski and Achala Wali.   The exhibition, NewCelle +1 opened on May 18th, 2017 and features both the communal works of NewCelle, as […]

Collecting Outsider Art with Thomas Arlen Wagner

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Program: Collecting Outsider Art with Thomas Arlen Wagner Date: Saturday, May 27th, 2017. Time: 1:00-3:00pm. Cost: FREE, however, please click HERE to register via Eventbrite or call our offices 216.721.9020 Location: Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. 1834 East 123rd Street. Cleveland, OH 44106. Contact: 216.721.9020 or info@artistsarchives.org   As part of the […]

WORD. palabra, ,كلمة字, Wort, mot, ワード, слово, parola

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce Word- an exhibit disposed/preferential to the subject/object of WORDS. The exhibition is inclusive of but not restricted to their use in media and or as an aesthetic vehicle for communication and expression.  In other WORD(S) an exhibit exploring WORDS.  This curated show […]

Word Play with Laura Grace Weldon

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

As part of the current exhibition Word. and the new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Practices for Artists programs, AAWR will present Word Play with Laura Grace Weldon on Saturday, August 12th.  1:00-3:00 pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.   This small-group workshop will consist of a series of writing exercises, […]

Current Satellite Exhibition: PHOTONOW™ 2017

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

  Exhibition Dates: September 7th, 2017 - October 12th, 2017 2017 Award Winners: Best Black & White: Michael Levy, Bob, 2016, Digital archival inkjet print Best Color: Joseph Polevoi, Clowning in Red, 2010, Kaleidoscopic digital print Juror's Choice: Stephanie Spyker, Cannon Beach Oregon, Fuji film, instax minifilm People's Choice Awards: Jacqueline Grimm, Riotous Color Marina […]

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Current Exhibition: In the Details

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition In the Details, a group, textile show curated by Lakeland Gallery Coordinator and independent curator, Mary Urbas.   In the Details showcases the work of Libby Chaney, Juli Edberg, Sandy Miller, Jessica Pinsky, Gayle Pritchard, Susan Shie, Deborah Silver, Lilian Tyrrell, Archived […]

PhotoNow 2017 Artists’ Talk and Reception

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

Stephanie Spyker, Cannon Beach Oregon, Fuji Film, Instax Minifilm, Winner of the PhotoNow 2017 Juror's Choice Award PhotoNow Artists’ Talk and Reception:  Wednesday, October 4th.  6:00-8:30 pm. Talks will take place between 6:30 - 7:30 Location:  Tri-C Gallery East located at 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, Ohio 44122 Show Dates: 9/15/17 – 11/4/17 Gallery Hours: […]

Quilting Today with Tracy Rieger

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Susan Shie, Cradleboard: 10 of Potholders in the Kitchen Tarot, 60″ x 90″, Airbrush & AirPen art quilt As part of its upcoming textile invitational In the Details, and the new 2017 ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, AAWR will present Quilting Today with Tracy Rieger on Saturday, October 7th.  1:00-3:00 pm at the […]

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 5

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Mary Urbas speaking at AAWR 2016 Ceramics Invitational, photo by Archived Artist Stuart Pearl NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART […]

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Targeted Internet Marketing for the Fine Artist with Augusto C. Bordelois

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  Augusto C. Bordelois, Wishing A New Tomorrow (Detail), Oil on Canvas ART BITES: Professional Practices Series – Targeted Internet Marketing for the Fine Artist with Augusto Bordelois, Wednesday, October 25th from 6:00 – 7:30pm.   As part of our new 2017 ART BITES series of Professional Practices for Artists, we are proud to present […]

Business of Art for Artists with Mary Urbas – Week 6

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Mary Urbas speaking at AAWR 2016 Ceramics Invitational, photo by Archived Artist Stuart Pearl NEW for 2017!  ART BITES-  Nutrition for the Creative Mind.  A series of three ongoing programs (Professional Practices, Collecting Art Talks and Artist Studio Tours) that offer information for artists and like-minded individuals.   As part of our new 2017 ART […]

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Current Exhibition: Visual Emotions- The Way I Remember You

Show Dates: November 9, 2017 – January 13, 2018 ART BITES: Collecting Art Talks - Cuba: The Land, the People, the Arts – 60 years after Castro’s Revolution with Irene Shaland: Saturday, November 18th, 1:00 - 3:00pm   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present its exhibition Visual Emotions- The Way I […]

Cuba: the Land, the People, the Arts – 60 years after Castro’s Revolution with Irene Shaland

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Alex Shaland, The Malecon, Digital Print As part of its upcoming exhibition Visual Emotions- The Way I Remember You and the new 2017 ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present Cuba: The Land, the People, the Arts – 60 years after Castro’s Revolution with […]

Artists Studio Tour & Process Demo with Archived Artist Mindy Tousley

Heller Building- West 2218 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH, United States

Mindy Tousley, Studio Still Life 3, Acrylic mono-print collage   In conjunction with her exhibition, Round and Round, at the Shaker Historical Society's Lissauer Art Gallery (Show Dates: 11/3 - 1/4/18) AAWR Executive Director and Archived Artist Mindy Tousley will be hosting an Artist's Studio tour and process demo on Sat, Dec 2, 1-3pm. The […]

Current Satellite Exhibition: Altered Paradise: The Work of Barbara Gillette

  ARTIST TALK RESCHEDULED: Friday, January 26th, 4:30pm, Kendal at Oberlin Title of Exhibition: Altered Paradise: The Work of Barbara Gillette Location of Exhibition: Kendal at Oberlin, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 Show Dates: December 8th, 2017 – January 27th, 2018   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to announce […]

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Holiday Treats 2017

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Exhibition: Holiday Treats Show Dates: December 8th, 2017 – January 13, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, December 8th, 6:00 – 8:00pm. Tis the Season! For our annual Holiday Treats exhibition in the Entrance Gallery of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. All works on view will be by AAWR Member Artists, deliciously petite […]

Current Exhibition: Core Functions- Bette Drake and Marvin Jones

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Exhibition: Core Functions- Bette Drake and Marvin Jones Dates: January 19 – March 3, 2018 Campus Wide* Opening Reception: Friday January 19, 5:30 – 8:00pm Art Bites: Collecting Art Talks – February 10, 1:00 – 3:00pm Improves with Age, Collecting Fine Wine with Cris Drugan   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve […]

Improves with Age- Collecting Fine Wines with Cris Drugan

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  Image courtesy of Cris Drugan In celebration of Valentine’s Day and as part the ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, AAWR will present Improves with Age- Collecting Fine Wine with Cris Drugan on Saturday, February 10th, 1:00 -4:00pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.   In this 45-minute presentation, Drugan will […]

Art as an Economic and Civic Engagement Engine with Paul Biber and Joan Perch

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

As part of ART BITES series of Professional Practices programs, we are proud to present Art as an Economic and Civic Engagement Engine with Paul Biber and Joan Perch on Saturday, February 24th, 1:00 – 3:00pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.*   In this program, Paul Biber and Joan Perch will present […]

2018 Annual Members Exhibition

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

 2018 Annual Members Exhibition March 15th – May 4th, 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 15th, 5:30 – 8:00pm Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony:  Friday, May 4th, 6:30 – 7:30pm following Annual Members’ Meeting, 5:00 – 6:00pm   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to present its 2018 Annual Members Exhibition featuring […]

The Fledgling Collector with Susan Covey & Kathy Cameron

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Hendrick, Goauche Harbor (Detail), Gouache on board, Collection of Susan Covey & Kathy Cameron As part of ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, the AAWR is proud to present The Fledgling Collector with Susan Covey & Kathy Cameron on Saturday, March 24th, 1:00 – 3:00pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.   […]

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Tangible Moments: The Legacy of Lee Heinen

Lee Heinen, Changing of the Guard, Oil on Canvas, 30" x 60", Collection of the artist The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve’s Legacy Society invites you to celebrate Tangible Moments: The Legacy of Lee Heinen on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00pm at historic Moreland Courts, 13415 Shaker Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44120. […]

$80 – $150

Imagination Go! with Joseph Polevoi

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Joseph Polevoi, Clowning in Red (Detail), 2010, Kaleidoscopic digital print, Winner of AAWR's PHOTONOW 2017's "Best Color" Image As part of ART BITES series of Professional Practices programs, we are proud to present Imagination- Go! with Joseph Polevoi on Wednesday, April 25th, 6:00 – 8:00pm at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve.   Join […]

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Current Pop-Up Exhibition: Marvin Smith: Renaissance Man

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Marvin Smith, Amadou Diallo, 1994, Woodcut Dates: May 11th – May, 19th 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, May 11th, 6:00 – 9:00pm The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to present the pop-up exhibition, Marvin Smith: Renaissance Man, a show and sale of the prints, ceramics, and other work by Archived Artist Marvin […]

Artists Studio Tour- Shovel Works Building, 40th Street Artists

Shovel Works Building 1588 East 40th Street, Cleveland, OH, United States

Shovel Works Building, Image Courtesy of Cleveland Landmarks Commission As part of ART BITES series of Artist Studio Tours, the AAWR is proud to present a tour of the Shovel Works Building & 40th Street Artists’ Studios on Saturday, May 12th, 1:00-3:00pm.   The Shovel Works tour will be held in conjunction with AAWR’s satellite […]

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NewNow 2018 CALL FOR ENTRY

  Augusto Bordelois, The Things I Do for You, Oil on Canvas, 60" x 48", Best of Show, NewNow 2016 NewNow2018: CALL FOR ENTRY: 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 […]

Exhibition: SZALAY/TAKÁCS SECRETS

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Marilyn Szalay, Unforgiveble Silence, Charcoal and chalk on paper, Permanent Collection of the AAWR SZALAY/TAKÁCS SECRETS- Art is full of secrets…secret meanings, symbolism, struggles and statements.   Some secrets go to the grave with the artist, leaving curators and art historians to spend centuries speculating and theorizing about the mysteries hanging on museum walls.   […]

How to Make Friends & Influence Strangers- Social Media for the Artist with Judy Takács

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Judy Takács, Judy, Judy, Judy (Detail), Oil   As part of ART BITES series of Professional Practices programs, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to present How to Make Friends and Influence Strangers- Social Media for the Artist with Archived Artist Judy Takács on Wednesday, June 6th, 6:00 – 8:00pm.   […]

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Satellite Exhibition: City Artists at Work, City Artists at Rest: A Final Retrospective 1997 – 2018

Location of Satellite Exhibition: Mansfield Art Center, 700 Marion Ave., Mansfield, Ohio 44906 Dates:  June 23rd – July 22nd, 2018 Opening Reception: Sunday, June 24th, 3:00 – 5:00pm   Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to partner with the Mansfield Art Center to present City Artists at Work, City Artists at Rest: […]

AAWR Tour of the Mansfield Carousel Works

Carousel Works 1285 Pollock Parkway, Mansfield, OH, United States

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 are restored and […]

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Past Satellite Exhibition: Art Interprets Alzheimer’s

Dairy Barn Arts Center 800 Dairy Lane, Athens, OH, United States

Dates: June 29th – Aug 26th, 2018 Location: Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, OH 45701 Gallery Hours: Tuesday- Sunday 12:00-5:00pm   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to announce the arrival of its signature Art Interprets Alzheimer’s exhibition to the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH. The […]

Satellite Exhibition: Three Angles: A History of Cleveland Art

78th Street Studios 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, OH, United States

Exhibition Location: 78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland OH 44102 The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) and ARTneo are proud to present Three Angles: A History of Cleveland Art, a three-part exhibition curated from their permanent collections for the inaugural year of the CAN triennial.  Located in ARTneo’s gallery, Tregoning & […]

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

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

https://vimeo.com/281207725 Opening reception - Videography by Brad Masi with Blue Heron Productions Show Dates:  July 19th – Sept 8th, 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 19th, 5:30 – 8:00pm Accompanying 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 […]

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The History of Street Art with Roger Gastman and Bob Peck

78th Street Studios 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, OH, United States

Title of Program: The History of Street Art with Roger Gastman and Bob Peck Date of Program: Saturday, August 18th, 1:00 – 3:00pm Location of Program: 78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102. Lower "Ramp" Level   8/15/2018. 6:17pm. ALL SEATING IS CURRENTLY RESERVED FOR THIS PROGRAM! WAIT LIST: Those who were unable […]

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Satellite Exhibition: NewNow 2018

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

Title of Exhibition: NewNow 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 13th, 6-8:30pm Dates: September 13 – October 18, 2018 Exhibition Location: Tri-C’s Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills, OH 44122   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to present NewNow 2018, Northeast Ohio’s premier biannual competitive art exhibition.  This years multi-media […]

Recast: Curated by Mary Urbas

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Exhibition: Recast: Curated by Mary Urbas Dates:  September 21st – November 10th, 2018 Campus-Wide Opening Reception: Friday, September 21st, 5:30 – 8:00pm   The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to begin the Fall season with Recast: Curated by Mary Urbas, the follow-up exhibition to 2016’s popular Ceramics Invitational.  The event […]

Call for Entry: Holiday Treats 2018

  10/29/2018 All our wall space for Holiday Treats 2018 has been claimed. Thank you to all of our wonderful member artists who submitted work! We are still accepting 3D work for table-top and shelving display!  Please call Executive Director Mindy Tousley, 216.721.9020, for number of accepted works and dimensions of non-wall art. Here are the […]

Holiday Treats 2018

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Gwen Waight, The Magpie Stole My Way, Mixed media assemblage Tis the Season! For the annual Holiday Treats exhibition at Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. Held in our Entrance Gallery, the show will feature small, original works by our accomplished archived and member artists. All pieces will be available for purchase with deliciously low […]

Current Exhibition- Vivid Stories: Bess Rodriguez Richard

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Exhibition: Vivid Stories- Bess Rodriguez Richard Dates:  November 16th – January 12th, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, November 16th, 5:30 – 8:00pm   At two years of age, Bess Rodriguez Richard began to draw… in color.   The child of US diplomats, Rodriguez Richard spent much of her early years abroad and has resided […]

Understanding, Appreciating, Collecting Inuit Art of Canada

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Program: Understanding, Appreciating, Collecting Inuit Art of Canada Date of Program: Saturday, December 1, 1:00 – 3:00pm Location of Program: Artists Archives of the Western Reserve   As part of the ART BITES series of programming, the AAWR is proud to present Understanding, Appreciating, Collecting Inuit Art of Canada with John Kunikis on […]

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Member Appreciation Holiday Party

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Friday, December 7th from 6:30 -7:30pm is our annual Member’s Appreciation party. The evening will feature fantastic holiday treats, libations, and an ample helping of cheer! The party is open to members, guests of members and potential members alike.   Wear your most garish holiday sweater for the chance to win festive prizes- Awards will […]

Current Satellite Exhibition: Life Reflected- Marihatt at Kendal

Kendal at Oberlin 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, OH, United States

Title of Exhibition: Life Reflected: Marihatt at Kendal Location of Exhibition: Kendal at Oberlin, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, OH 44074 Dates:  December 11th – February 2nd, 2019 Gallery Hours: 9am – 5pm daily Presentation on Artist by Dr. Vincent Monnier: Friday, January 18th, 4:30 – 5:30pm     This December, the work of Archived Artist […]

Winter Break 2018/2019

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Barbara Gillette, New House, Pastel on Paper, Collection of the AAWR The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve will be closed for Winter Break from Saturday, December 21st until Monday, January 7th. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 8th at 9am. Happy holidays and a joyous new year from all of here at the AAWR!

Working Women: Gerte Hacker & Elise Newman

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  With the proliferation of women in contemporary art, it is hard to remember a time when gender inequality was truly rampant, and few women dreamed of supporting themselves with their creative endeavors.   Elise Newman and Gerte Hacker were exceptions.  As women, they made a living off their art in Northeast Ohio when it […]

Call for Entry: Environmental Impact: Stress, Hope, Transformation

Stuart Pearl, Magee Marsh Burn, Digital photographic Image SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: APRIL 30 Global warming, overpopulation, extinction of species, and dwindling natural resources are all stress factors facing the Earth, and humanity today. How do we as artists respond to these challenges? Environmental Impact is a curated exhibition with the goals of presenting a diversity […]

The Art of Travel: India as a Personal Journey with Irene Shaland

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  Alex Shaland, Lord Ganesh Khajuraho Digital photograph Program (1-2pm): FREE. Lecture will begin at 1pm and last approximately 45 minutes with a brief Q & A to follow.  You do not need to be registered for the tasting to follow to attend. Tasting (2-3pm):  SOLD OUT. Tasting will begin at 2pm.  Prior registration is […]

Art of the Iroquois- People of the Eastern Woodlands with John Kunikis

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Program: Art of the Iroquois- People of the Eastern Woodlands with John Kunikis Date of Program: Saturday, March 2nd, 1:00 – 3:00pm Location of Program: Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Cost of Program: FREE- Please register HERE, or call 216.721.9020   As part of the ART BITES series of programming, the AAWR is […]

Tell Me About Yourself: Remembering Shirley Aley Campbell

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Shirley Aley Campbell, The Studio (Diptych- Self Portrait), 1992, Oil on canvas, 5' x 6'   Title of Pop-Up Exhibition: Tell Me About Yourself: Remembering Shirley Aley Campbell Dates:  March 8 – March 16 Celebration of Life Reception: Sunday, March 10, 1:00 – 3:00pm    Cleveland figurative artist Shirley Aley Campbell loved to paint people- […]

2019 Annual Member’s Exhibition

(Sculpture- Left) Harry E. Izenour, Redeyed Dancer, Mixed media, wood- shown here with his friend, AAWR member artist Joe Polevoi, Image courtesy of Stuart Pearl Campus-Wide Opening Reception: Friday, March 29th, 5:30 – 8:00pm Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony:  Friday, May 3rd, 6:30 – 7:30pm following Annual Members Meeting, 5:00 – 6:00pm   The Artists […]

Rare Photography Book Tour with Herbert Ascherman Jr.

Archived Artist Herbert Ascherman Jr. in his Library, Photo by Archived Artist Stuart Pearl Event sold out.  Please call Artists Archives, 216.721.9020, to be put on the wait list   As part of ART BITES series of programming and the 2019 Members Exhibition, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present a […]

Paid Arts Intern Program at Artists Archives- Summer 2019

https://vimeo.com/250478243 What is the Arts Intern program from Studio Institute? Founded by Agnes Gund in 1999, Arts Intern provides opportunities for college undergraduates to learn about nonprofit arts professions through internships in museums and cultural institutions. The program seeks candidates with demonstrated financial need and encourages applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds. What do arts interns do? […]

Foundry Studio Tour with Lisa Kenion

Foundry Studio 4404 Perkins Ave, Cleveland, OH, United States

Lisa Kenion, Night's Egg, Cast bronze, ostrich shell Registration is required!  Please sign-up HERE on Eventbrite or call 216.721.9020 to reserve your spot.   As part of ART BITES series of programming and the 2019 Members Exhibition, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to present a tour of the Foundry Studio lead […]

2019 Annual Members Meeting

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

2017 Annual Meeting Image by Stuart Pearl To all current members* of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve:   Artists Archives of the Western Reserve cordially invites you to attend the annual meeting to be held in the AAWR gallery:    Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. 1834 E. 123rd Street Cleveland, Ohio […]

EVAC: Experiencing Veterans & Artists Collaboration

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Title of Accompanying Program: Art without Limits: VR Technology Dates of Program: Saturdays, May 25th & June 1st, 1-3:00pm   Today, the world feels increasingly divided. As people segment into online echo chambers, we find it difficult to understand other’s experiences. This is especially true where trauma is concerned- the more painful and complicated the […]

Art withouth Limits: VR Technology

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Art without Limits: VR Technology Session 1: Saturday, May 25, 1-3pm, Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 East 123rd Street, Cleveland OH 44106 Session 2: Saturday, June 1, 1-3pm, Blue Robot LLC, 1900 Superior Ave # 1900, Cleveland, OH   Ask any artist.  Art is physically demanding.  The toll creating takes is tangible- measured […]

Art without Limits: VR Technology (session 2)

Blue Robot LLC 1900 Superior Ave # 1900, Cleveland, OH, United States

DUE UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, the Art without Limits: VR Technology program scheduled for Saturday, June 1st is CANCELLED.   We plan on rescheduling this event for a later date TBA.  Please contact us if you are interested in attending at that time.   Art without Limits: VR Technology Session 1: Saturday, May 25, 1-3pm, Artists Archives […]

No Art Left Behind 2

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to announce the return of its premiere Legacy fundraising event, No Art Left Behind, to be held at their location in University Circle on Saturday, July 13, 4:00-7:00pm.   Only 75 tickets will be sold for this exciting event. Tickets holders will be able to select […]

$300

Environmental Impact: Stress, Hope and Transformation

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 5:30 - 8:00pm   Man’s impact on the environment is everywhere. Climate change, over population, pollution, extinction of species, deforestation and the consumption of natural resources are all affecting the planet at an alarming rate. In this sea of existential threats jockeying for attention, it is easy to feel overwhelmed, […]

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Acacia: Environmental Impact with Stuart & Jeanne Pearl

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Stuart Pearl, Acacia 2014/2018, Digital photographic prints   This August, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to host 3 conservation-minded programs as part of its exhibition Environmental Impact: Stress, Hope and Transformation. Environmental Impact is a small group show which focuses on the role of Ohio artists as activists, and features the […]

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African Safari 101: Supporting Wildlife Conservation through Ecotourism with Alex Shaland

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Suburbanites on Safari by Alex Shaland, Cover image This August, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to host 3 conservation-minded programs as part of its exhibition Environmental Impact: Stress, Hope and Transformation. Environmental Impact is a small group show which focuses on the role of Ohio artists as activists, and features the […]

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After the Burn: 50 Years of Progress on the Cuyahoga with Judy MacKeigan

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Photo courtesy of Stuart Pearl               This August, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to host 3 conservation-minded programs as part of its exhibition Environmental Impact: Stress, Hope and Transformation. Environmental Impact is a small group show which focuses on the role of Ohio artists as […]

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Made in Cleveland

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

Location of Exhibition: Tri-C’s Gallery East, Cuyahoga Community College, Eastern Campus, Education Center (EEC) 135, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills, Ohio 44122 Dates: September 12 - October 17, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 12th, 6:00-8:30pm Gallery East Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10:30am -3:30pm   In the mid-90’s, the art world was changing. Colleges and universities, long the […]

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seenUNseen

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Opening Reception: Friday, September 20th, 6:00-8:30pm Interview w Kerry Davis (The Soul of Philanthropy Cleveland {TSOPCLE}, The Cleveland  Foundation): Thursday, October 10, Time/Location TBA Program: Collecting African American Art with Kerry Davis, Saturday, October 12, 1-3pm Panel Discussion (The Sculpture Center): Saturday, November 2, 1-3pm   This September, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve in partnership […]

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Sharing the Spirit: Black Philanthropy & the Arts, a conversation with Kerry Davis and Dee Perry

Idea Center's Westfield Studio Theater 1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH

  This Fall, as part of the seenUNseen exhibition, the Artists Archives is pleased to host a series of programs which promote the visibility of regional artists of color. seenUNseen, held in partnership with The Sculpture Center and presented by the Cleveland Foundation, combines work from the Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African […]

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Collecting African American Art with Kerry Davis

Louis Delsarte, Reconciliation (Detail), 2007, Mixed media on board, Kerry & C. Betty Davis Collections 10/11/2019 3:30PM.  ATTENTION. Collecting African American Art with Kerry Davis is SOLD-OUT. But don't worry!  You are still welcome to come to the Artists Archives. If registered guests cancel or do not attend, their seats will be released to non-registered […]

Seeing the Unseen- a panel discussion moderated by Charles Peterson

The Sculpture Center 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, OH

This Fall, as part of the seenUNseen exhibition, the Artists Archives is pleased to host a series of programs which promote the visibility of regional artists of color. seenUNseen, held in partnership with The Sculpture Center and presented by the Cleveland Foundation, combines work from the Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American […]

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Foundations at the Cleveland Convention Center

Huntington Convention Center 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH, United States

Location of Exhibition: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland Art Gallery, 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, C2 Concourse Level Dates: November 7 – February 7, 2020 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 7, 5:30 - 8:00pm Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m   You are invited to the Foundations Opening Reception on Thursday, […]

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Fulfilling the Eye: Anthony Eterovich (1916 – 2011)

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 21, 5:30 – 8:00pm "The magic of Shakespeare with words, the thrill of Beethoven in music, is certainly a rewarding experience. But the human eye, being precious, demands another kind of fulfillment…” Anthony Eterovich.   This winter, the Artists Archives is pleased to present Fulfilling the Eye: Anthony Eterovich (1916 – […]

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Everything in its Place: Personal Archiving with Karen Eterovich

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Anthony Eterovich, Record Town (Detail), Oil on Masonite, Collection of artNEO Program FREE- REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE to RSVP or call 216.721.9020   ATTENTION: Overwhelmed artists, families of artists and collectors- Do you have a studio, attic, or an entire home brimming with art? Want to get organized but don’t know where to […]

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Print and Process Curator’s Talk

Kendal at Oberlin 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, OH, United States

Marvin Jones, Right and Wrong: White Socks, Hand Colored Etching (Intaglio), Collection of the AAWR   On Friday, January 17th, 4:30pm, please join AAWR Executive Director and Chief Curator Mindy Tousley and Collection's Registrar Kelly Pontoni at Kendal at Oberlin for a curator’s talk on AAWR’s satellite exhibition Print and Process.   Print and Process […]

Ruth Bercaw: Bold Statements

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Campus-Wide Opening Reception: Friday, January 24, 5:30- 8:00pm Artist Talk: Saturday, February 8th, 1-2pm. FREE, however, please REGISTER HERE or call 216.721.9020 to attend   The Artists Archives is pleased to launch its 2020 exhibition season with Ruth Bercaw: Bold Statements, a vibrant retrospective which highlights exciting new directions in the artist’s work. The show […]

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Ruth Bercaw: Bold Statements Artist Talk

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Ruth Bercaw, Zeus Chair's a Conclave (Detail), Acrylic/mixed media on paper, 43 x 34 inches, Collection of the AAWR   On Saturday, February 8th, 1-2pm, please join artist Ruth Bercaw for an intimate conversation about her life and work. The presentation, held in conjunction with her solo exhibition Bold Statements, will explore Bercaw’s influences, provide […]

Table for Two: Harriet Moore Ballard & Patricia Zinsmeister Parker

Huntington Convention Center 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH, United States

https://youtu.be/d9dQ78Bqrs4   The Video Story: In the Spring of 2020, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve filmed this video to document Table for Two: Harriet Moore Ballard & Patricia Zinsmeister Parker, a satellite exhibition at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland Art Gallery.   At the time, we hoped show and Center would reopen […]

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Table for Two: Harriet Moore Ballard & Patricia Zinsmeister Parker

Huntington Convention Center 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH, United States

(L) Ballard, Comida San Miguel (Detail), Oil (R) Parker, Cabernet Sauvignon (Detail), MM RSVP EXTENDED DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 To RSVP, please CLICK HERE or call 216.721.9020   Brunch Fundraiser: Table for Two: Harriet Moore Ballard & Patricia Zinsmeister Parker Date/Time: Sunday, February 16, 12-3pm Location: Huntington Convention Center Gallery, 1 St. Clair Ave. […]

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Conservation Framing with Mindy Tousley Part I

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Portrait of Mindy Tousley by Archived Artist Herbert Ascherman Jr. PROGRAM IS AT CAPACITY. Please click HERE TO JOIN THE WAITLIST or call 216.721.9020.  We will contact you if spots open up or if the class is offered in the future!   Artists! Need help getting your work “show ready” but don’t know where to […]

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Conservation Framing with Mindy Tousley Part II

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Portrait of Mindy Tousley by Archived Artist Herbert Ascherman Jr. PROGRAM IS AT CAPACITY. Please CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE WAIT LIST, or call 216.721.9020. We will contact you if spots open up or if the class is offered in the future!   Artists! Need help getting your work “show ready” but don’t know where […]

2020 Annual Members Exhibition- CALL FOR ENTRY

Leslie Edward Humez, Gluttony, Mixed media, 2019 Annual Members Exhibition This spring, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve welcomes the return of its Annual Members Exhibition, featuring over 100 pieces by its professional-level member artists, hung salon-style in the main & office galleries. The show presents an exciting diversity of voices and media, as […]

2020 Annual Members Exhibition

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

2020 Annual Members Exhibition Preview Dates: Extended Run, Friday, March 27 - June 27, 2020 Watch the video exhibition tour HERE ON FACEBOOK! Annual Members Meeting & Closing Reception: Saturday, July 25th 11:00am Home to Home: Virtual Artist Talks: Part I - Friday, May 1st, 7:00PM | Part II - Friday, May 8th, 7:00PM To […]

Art without Limits: VR Technology with Peter Babula

Collaborative Drawing from2019 Art without Limits Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Art without Limits has been CANCELLED.  Please stay tuned for future programing opportunities at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve and stay safe out there!   ****** As part of its 2020 Annual Members Exhibition, the Artists Archives welcomes the return of Art […]

CALL FOR ENTRY: NewNow 2020

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

Timothy Gaewsky, In Our Lonely Minds (Detail), Acrylic, latex house paint on cradled wood panel, NewNow 2018 May 29, 2020: To insure the safety of its community, Cuyahoga Community College's Gallery East has announced it will stay closed for the remainder of 2020 . As a result, the NewNow has been postponed until January 2021, […]

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Home to Home: Virtual Artists Talks Part I

https://youtu.be/a5MigafgTAs   On May 1st & 8th, please join the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) for Home to Home: Virtual Artists Talks, a two-part online program featuring the Archived Artists of the 2020 Annual Members Exhibition.   In a series of energetic, 10-minute segments, local creators Margaret Arthur, Herbert Ascherman Jr., Lee Heinen, […]

Home to Home: Virtual Artists Talks Part II

https://youtu.be/pBhjxOFTtPI   On May 1st & 8th, please join the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) for Home to Home: Virtual Artists Talks, a two-part online program featuring the Archived Artists of the 2020 Annual Members Exhibition.   In a series of energetic, 10-minute segments, local creators Margaret Arthur, Herbert Ascherman Jr., Lee Heinen, […]

Fantastical Landscapes

Cleveland Botanical Garden 11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH, United States

Ryn Clarke, Starling and Month, Photographic composite on metal   Fantastical Landscapes: Satellite Exhibition at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens Works by: Lawrence Baker Harriet Ballard Ryn Clarke Robert Jergens Thomas Roese Newsom Shewitz Jean Sommer Kathleen Totter   Fantastical Landscapes was conceived to highlight some of the more unusual artistic interpretations of the landscape that […]

The Ardent Thread

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Friday, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Saturday, 12:00pm – 4:00pm Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, July 16, 6:30 – 8:00pm  VIEW OPENING RECEPTION Virtual Artist Talks on Zoom: Wednesday July 29, 6:00 – 7:30pm featuring Cynthia Lockhart, Char Norman, Jessica Pinsky and Ron Shelton VIEW PART I Wednesday, August 26, 6:00 – 7:30pm featuring […]

2020 Annual Members Meeting

To all current members* of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve: The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve cordially invites you to attend the Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm on the Zoom Meeting Platform The Annual Meeting will include reports by the AAWR Board,  Committee Chairs, and an election of […]

The Ardent Thread Virtual Artist Talks Part I

  https://youtu.be/pLs4SCTy-ik   As close to us as the clothes to our bodies, textiles hold an intimate place in our lives. This Summer, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to host The Ardent Thread, a textile invitational curated by Tony Williams which shares both the personal stories and passionate work of nine […]

The Legacy of African American Textile Art with Cynthia Lockhart

https://youtu.be/EMTVIfvlerA   As close to us as the clothes to our bodies, textiles hold an intimate place in our lives.  It is precisely this closeness which makes fiber a powerful tool to explore our individual and collective experiences. This summer, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve will host The Ardent Thread, a textile invitational […]

The Ardent Thread Virtual Artist Talks Part II

https://youtu.be/lIR75ervoxc As close to us as the clothes to our bodies, textiles hold an intimate place in our lives. This Summer, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to host The Ardent Thread, a textile invitational curated by Tony Williams which shares both the personal stories and passionate work of nine regional fiber […]

Bridges & Barriers

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Virtual Opening Reception: Friday, September 25th, 7:00 – 8:30pm VIEW OPENING RECEPTION Virtual Panel Discussion: Through Our Lens: Photography as a Tool of Social Justice: Saturday, October 10th 1:00 – 2:30pm VIEW PANEL DISCUSSION Virtual Program: The Infamous Bridge Wars of 1836 with Metroparks Historian Judy MacKeigan: Wednesday, November 4th  7:00 – 8:15pm VIEW PROGRAM […]

City Reveries at Judson Manor

Judson Manor - South Concourse 1890 E 107th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

Phyllis Seltzer, City Life 2, 2007, Heat transfer print, 26" x 59", Collection of AAWR   Virtual Artist Talk with Jennie Jones and Stuart Pearl: Wednesday, November 11th 4:00 - 5:00pm VIEW PROGRAM   AAWR's first collaborative exhibition with Judson Manor. Curated by Kelly Pontoni, City Reveries is a visual walk through the city, showcasing the […]

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Through Our Lens: Photography as a Tool of Social Justice

https://youtu.be/QciAOV-HhU4   Images have taken a powerful place in the fight against police brutality. From documenting crimes against people of color, to increasing the visibility of protests, mass access to cell phones and digital photography have forever changed the nature of representation.   On Saturday, October 10th, 1:00 – 2:30pm, the Artists Archives will host […]

Boo! Halloween Party and FUNdraiser

Location: Held virtually on ZOOM Date/Time: Friday, October 30, 7:30 - 9:00pm Cost: $50 per household (unlimited guests per household) CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS ON EVENTBRITE!   Surprise! The Archives is holding a Halloween pop-up virtual FUNdraiser.   The evening will feature ghoulishly good fun and games, a tour of a private collection of […]

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The Infamous Bridge Wars of 1836 with Judy MacKeigan

https://youtu.be/YqpRq2FWUSM   On Wednesday November 4th, join Metroparks historian Judy MacKeigan on Zoom as she shines light on a little-known part of Cleveland’s past- the wars between the East and West banks of the Cuyahoga River. In 1836, a new bridge over the Cuyahoga, along with the impending demolishment of an old bridge, sparked fiery […]

City Reveries: Virtual Artist Talk with Jennie Jones & Stuart Pearl

https://youtu.be/yApctVj9v1M   On Wednesday, November 11, 4:00pm, please join photographers Jennie Jones and Stuart Pearl as they share their work and the architectural treasures of Cleveland, captured through their own unique lenses.    This intimate, virtual artist talk accompanies City Reveries, a satellite exhibition currently on view at Judson Manor's South Concourse, 1890 E 107th St. […]

About Body | About Face

Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, November 19th 7:00 – 8:30pm VIEW OPENING RECEPTION Virtual Artist Talks on Zoom: Wednesday, December 2nd  7:00 - 8:15pm featuring Davon Brantley, Jacques P. Jackson, and Yvonne Palkowitsh VIEW PART I Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 – 8:15pm featuring Lawrence Baker, Amanda D. King, and Tony Williams  VIEW PART II   How […]

About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part I

https://youtu.be/tq7NhUQ2o84     About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part I: Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 – 8:15pm featuring Davon Brantley, Jacques P. Jackson, and Yvonne Palkowitsh   Vilified, exotified, and commodified, for centuries black bodies have been treated as screens, a place to project white desires with little regard for their own experience.  […]

About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part II

  https://youtu.be/cNHwP7jiOz8 About Body | About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part II: Wednesday, December 9, 7:00 – 8:15pm featuring Lawrence Baker, Amanda D. King, and Tony Williams   Vilified, exotified, and commodified, for centuries black bodies have been treated as screens, a place to project white desires with little regard for their own experience.  This […]

Women of the Archives

Judson Manor - South Concourse 1890 E 107th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

Location of Exhibition: Judson Manor – South Concourse Gallery, 1890 E 107th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Gallery Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm daily. Please call (216) 532-1351 for additional information Oral Histories Premiere & Virtual Artist Talk: Wednesday, March 24, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for program   This winter, Artists Archives […]

A Conversation Across Time: Responding to the Work of Kestutis Kizevicius

Cleveland Institute of Art, Ann and Norman Roulet Student + Alumni Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, United States

Exhibition Location: Cleveland Institute of Art, Ann and Norman Roulet Student + Alumni Gallery, 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 Please Note: At this time, the exhibition is not open to the public, as building safety measures restrict access to the gallery to CIA students, staff and faculty only. For additional gallery information, please contact […]

Beyond Surface: Denise Buckley & Kathy Skerritt

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Virtual Opening Reception: Friday, February 5th 7:00 – 8:00pm VIEW OPENING RECEPTION   On the surface, the work of Denise Buckley and Kathy Skerritt seems very different. Appearances, however, can be deceiving. Buckley, a welder and figurative sculptor, and Skerritt, an abstract process painter, share a technical mastery, and the ability to show beyond what […]

NewNow 2021

Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH, United States

>>> View the NewNow 2021 <<<   Exhibition Location: Exclusively online at artistsarchives.org Virtual Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Thursday, February 18th , 7:00 – 8:00pm VIEW OPENING RECEPTION The NewNow 2021 catalog is now available! $20 + tax. To purchase, please call 216-721-9020, or visit the Artists Archives to purchase on-site. See something you like in […]

4 African American Women Artists You Should Know with Amalia Amaki

https://youtu.be/k_iHm_XSd3g   It’s no secret, African American women have not been given their proper dues in society or in art history. For centuries, it was exclusively white men who decided what or who was worthy of study- but that’s changing, and black creators, particularly women, are slowly gaining the recognition they deserved all along.   […]

Women of the Archives: Oral Histories Premiere & Virtual Artist Talk

https://youtu.be/9RaD2mlmjUI   In honor of Women’s History month, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to host Women of the Archives: Oral Histories Premiere and Artist Talk, Wednesday March 24, 4:00 – 5:00pm on Zoom.   Join us for the Oral Histories premiere of Archived Artists Elaine Albers Cohen, Gloria Plevin, and Judy […]

Print & Process at Judson Manor

Judson Manor - South Concourse 1890 E 107th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

Location of Exhibition: Judson Manor – South Concourse Gallery, 1890 E 107th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Gallery Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm daily. Please call (216) 532-1351 for additional information Virtual Program: Phyllis Sloane Virtual Studio Tour & Curator Talk: POSTPONED! New date TBA   As part of its ongoing partnership with Judson Manor, the Artists […]

2021 Annual Members Exhibition

Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, April 8th 7:00 – 8:00pm VIEW OPENING RECEPTION Virtual Panel Discussion: The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland: Wednesday, May 12th 7:00 – 8:00pm on Zoom. Moderated by Michael Gill (CAN Journal), featuring Henry Adams (Case Western Reserve University), Key Jo Lee (Cleveland Museum […]

Annual Meeting of Members 2021

AAWR 2019 Annual Members Meeting Due to the events surrounding the Covid – 19 Global Pandemic the Annual Meeting of Members the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve will be held virtually via ZOOM on Friday May 7, 2021, 5:00 - 6:00pm. All AAWR members in good standing are welcome to attend or participate via […]

The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland

https://youtu.be/KFqgf7Iku9M   Moderator: Michael Gill (Executive Director­- Collective Arts Network, Editor / Publisher- CAN Journal) Panelists: Henry Adams (Professor of Art History- Case Western Reserve University) Key Jo Lee (Director of Academic Affairs and Associate Curator of Special Projects- Cleveland Museum of Art) Steven Litt (Art and Architecture Critic- The Plain Dealer)   The May […]

25th Anniversary Summer FUN-Drive

  Our Board is bored with the average fundraiser- so this summer we’re doing something different! In honor of the Artists Archives' 25th Anniversary, AAWR Board members will host unique challenges & activities to raise money to support the conservation of our growing collection of 10,000 works by 89 Ohio artists. Proceeds will also be […]

A Wild Ride: Ken Nevadomi 1976 – 2006

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

In-Person Receptions: Thursday, June 17th, 5:30 – 8:00pm and Sunday, June 27th, 5:30 – 8:00pm. No reservations required. Review our visitor safety protocol here Virtual Program: Adventures in Art Collecting with Christopher Richards: Wednesday, July 14th, 7:00 – 8:00pm. REGISTER HERE ON ZOOM   Some artists have careers which unfold over time - beautiful, clean […]

Phyllis Sloane Virtual Studio Tour & Curator Talk

https://youtu.be/XMM57JKleqU   As part of its ongoing partnership with Judson Manor, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to announce Print & Process, a satellite exhibition which combines work from the museum’s permanent collection with restrikes of historic plates created by students from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Conceived by Associate Professor and […]

CONVERGE: Judson Manor

Judson Manor - South Concourse 1890 E 107th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

CONVERGE Venue Name: Judson Manor Retirement Community Venue Location: South Concourse Gallery | 1890 E 107th St. Cleveland, OH 44106 Venue Exhibition Dates: July 1 – October 31, 2021 Gallery Hours: Daily 10am - 4pm Venue Website: Retirement Community in University Circle, OH | Judson Manor (judsonsmartliving.org) Venue Contact: 216-532-1351   Venue Exhibiting Artists: Archived […]

Adventures in Art Collecting with Christopher Richards

https://youtu.be/2h4WnLpIP-8   Art collecting isn’t just for the rich and privileged - it can be accessible, youthful, and at times, downright adventurous!   On Wednesday July 14th 7:00 – 8:00pm, the Artists Archives will host Adventures in Art Collecting with curator and arts writer Christopher Richards. Follow Christopher on a virtual tour of his home […]

William Martin Jean CONVERGE Artist Talk at Judson Manor

Judson Manor - South Concourse 1890 E 107th St., Cleveland, OH, United States

https://youtu.be/6Ub7rcWB0UU   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 impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and his experience […]

CONVERGE: MetroHealth

MetroHealth Rammelkamp Atrium & Outpatient Plaza Atrium 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, Ohio

CONVERGE  Venue Name: Cleveland MetroHealth Venue Location: MetroHealth | Rammelkamp Atrium & Outpatient Plaza Atrium |2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland OH 44109 Additional Venue Information: Park in the visitor’s garage on MetroHealth Drive, across from the towers –  bring your parking ticket in for validation. Enter through the revolving doors under the towers and the front […]

CONVERGE: Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College Royce Hall, 391 W Washington St., Painesville, Ohio

The end of CONVERGE is almost here! It has been an amazing run and we are looking forward to celebrating with you during the Closing Reception at Lake Erie College on Thursday, October 14, 4:30 – 7:30pm. This is your chance to see the part of the exhibition installed in beautiful Royce Hall for the […]

CONVERGE: LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland 6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

CONVERGE Venue Name: LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland Venue Location: 6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102 Venue Exhibition Dates: August 29 – October 16 Gallery Hours: Mon Wed Thu Fri 10am – 8pm, Tue 10am – 6pm Venue Website: Home - LGBT Community Center (lgbtcleveland.org) Venue Contact: 216-651-5428   Venue Exhibiting Artists: Amie Albert, Denise […]

CONVERGE: AAWR

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

CONVERGE Venue Name: Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Venue Location: 1834 East 123rd Street, Cleveland OH 44106 Venue Exhibition Dates: August 26 – October 16th Gallery Hours: W-F 10am - 4pm, Sat 12pm – 4pm Venue Website: CONVERGE – Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Venue Contact: 216-721-9020   Venue Exhibiting Artists: Ray Caspio, […]

CONVERGE

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

VENUES: Artists Archives of the Western Reserve LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland Lake Erie College MetroHealth Judson Manor Retirement Community   SPECIAL EVENTS: Artist Archives Opening Reception | Thursday, August 26 Featured appearance by Veranda L'Ni Cleveland's Tallest Drag Entertainer Private VIP Reception | 5:30 - 6:30pm Public Reception | 6:30 - 8:30pm LGBT Center […]

Tom Roese CONVERGE Artist Talk

https://youtu.be/gNLMmG3Z4pU   As part of the CONVERGE exhibition of Ohio LGBTQ art, the Artists Archives in partnership with Judson Manor is pleased to present a virtual artist talk with Archived Artist Thomas Roese on Thursday, September 2, 4:00 - 5:00pm.   Join Roese as he reveals insights into his creative process and practice during this […]

Un(masc)ing Drag History with Dr. Lady J

https://youtu.be/ehG_YFR8tgw   What do you think of when you think of drag? For many, an image of a cisgender gay man comes to mind: an Ethel-Merman-type impersonator in a towering wig, lip-syncing show tunes amidst a maelstrom of kitsch and glitter. While the vision is not inaccurate, it’s not the whole story, and overlooks the […]

Our AIDS Story

  Our memories. Our lives. Our AIDS Story.   To accompany their exhibitions of the National AIDS Memorial Quilt, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve and the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa) will come together to host two collaborative story sharing programs. The first, on Saturday, September 25, will be held at the […]

ART + AIDS: A Virtual Panel Discussion

https://youtu.be/dELKmXly3Z8   AIDS and visual art are inextricably linked. From the searing images of David Wojnarowicz to ACT UP’s powerful SILENCE = DEATH campaign and the countless lives memorialized by the National AIDS Quilt, art has been used as a call to arms and means of comfort for an entire generation impacted by the disease. […]

Dollmaking with PRIDE!

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  Join moCa AIR Artist-in-Residence Joyce Morrow Jones on Saturday October 16 & Sunday October 17, 10am-3pm, for a special PRIDE edition of her popular doll making workshop. Allow the creative spirit to flow as you craft a traditional bottle doll celebrating your very own PRIDE story. All materials will be provided by Joyce, as […]

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Kindred Objects: Ceramics & Glass from the Western Reserve

In-Person Opening Reception: Thursday, November 4th, 5:30 – 8:00pm. No registration necessary. Masks required. Virtual Program: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Contemporary Glass with Susie Silbert (Curator of Postwar & Contemporary Glass, Corning Museum of Glass) has been rescheduled to Wednesday December 8th, 7:00 - 8:15pm. Our apologies for any inconvenience! REGISTER ON ZOOM   There’s […]

Our AIDS Story at moCa

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa) 11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

  Our memories. Our lives. Our AIDS Story.   As part of their presentations of the National AIDS Memorial Quilt, the Artists Archive of the Western Reserve and the Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) Cleveland have come together to host two collaborative story sharing programs. The first was held on September 25 at the Artists […]

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Contemporary Glass with Susie Silbert

https://youtu.be/yOMxutLUB5Q   Glass has been used in art for millennia. Traditionally valued for its form and function, the last 70 years have seen rapid innovations in studio glass technique and revolutions in its content. Contemporary artists are pushing the material to its limits and using the ubiquitous medium to take on issues from globalization to […]

Virtual Artist Talk: Mark Howard, Tom Roese, & Arnold Tunstall

https://youtu.be/vkd7UOgn0X8   To accompany AAWR’s satellite exhibition LGBTQ Artists of Northeast Ohio, Kendal at Oberlin and the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve are pleased to present a Virtual Artist Talk. Join artists Mark Howard, Tom Roese, and Arnold Tunstall as they share their work, practice, and creative process. The illustrated lecture will be followed […]

Stories in Light: Stuart Pearl, a Retrospective

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

  Campus-wide Opening Reception: Friday, January 21, 5:30 - 8:00pm, including simultaneous openings at The Sculpture Center: Joshua Penrose: Forward Escape & Charmaine Spencer: From: Seed  To: Root Virtual Artist Talk: Wednesday, February 16, 7:00 - 8:00pm. REGISTER ON ZOOM   Some photographers are from a place, while others are distinctly of it. Just as Ansel Adams became synonymous […]

Stories in Light: Small Group Artist Talk

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Stuart Pearl, Invisible Dog Walk - Cleveland Ohio, 2016, Digital archival print, Collection of AAWR *PLEASE NOTE* Due to continued inclement weather, this tour has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 12th, 1-2pm. If you have already RSVP'd, your reservation has been automatically transferred to the new event date. Our apologies for any inconvenience! Please email […]

Stories in Light: Stuart Pearl Virtual Artist Talk

https://youtu.be/-ZNFpZay9f4   Photographer Stuart Pearl is a distinct product of Cleveland. A life-long resident and second-generation Ohio artist, his work reflects the region’s shifting industrial realities, hidden revelations, and the people who travel its landscape.   To accompany the exhibition Stories in Light: Stuart Pearl, A Retrospective the Artists Archives is pleased to present two […]

2022 Annual Members Exhibition

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

Press Release: Opening Reception: Thursday March 24, 5:30 – 8:00pm Annual Members Meeting: Friday, May 6, 5:30 - 6:30pm. All current members are welcome to attend! Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday, May 6, 7:00 – 8:00pm (following the Annual Meeting)   If the pandemic has shown us anything, it’s the value of community. Though […]

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Travels to Taiwan: A Journey in Prints

https://youtu.be/IA97DPHJCD8   When master printer Karen D. Beckwith arrived in Taiwan in the spring of 2021, she was met with a world of shuttered windows instead of a sea of churning life. While many would have seen only impasse, Beckwith discovered inspiration, turning her search for the subtle pulse of existence into a series of […]

Digital Dilemmas: Basic Photo Editing – Smartphone

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

David Kaplan, Untitled (Man in Black Hat), Digitally altered detail   Workshop: Digital Dilemmas: Basic Photo Editing Smartphone Session: Wednesday, April 27, 5:00 – 6:30pm at the Artists Archives. REGISTER FOR SMARPHONE SESSION Desktop/Laptop Session: Saturday, April 30, 1:00 – 2:30pm at the Artists Archives REGISTER FOR DESKTOP/LAPTOP SESSION Limit: Limit of 10 per workshop. […]

Digital Dilemmas: Basic Photo Editing – Desktop/Laptop

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

David Kaplan, Untitled (Woman in Black Hat), Digitally altered detail   Workshop: Digital Dilemmas: Basic Photo Editing Smartphone Session: Wednesday, April 27, 5:00 – 6:30pm at the Artists Archives REGISTER FOR SMARTPHONE SESSION Desktop/Laptop Session: Saturday, April 30, 1:00 – 2:30pm at the Artists Archives REGISTER FOR DESKTOP/LAPTOP SESSION Limit/Registration: Limit of 10 per workshop. Registration […]

NewNow 2022 – CALL FOR ENTRY

CALL FOR ENTRY: UPDATE 6/29/2022: new EXTENDED DEADLINE for entry: 11:59pm on Monday, JULY 4, 2022.    The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce a CALL FOR ENTRY for the NewNow 2022, Northeast Ohio’s premier biannual competitive art exhibition to be held September 15 – October 28, 2022. The exhibition […]

2022 Annual Meeting of Members

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

The Annual Meeting of the Members of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve will be held in the AAWR Gallery Friday May 6, 2022, from 5 – 6:30pm. All AAWR members in good standing are welcome to attend or participate via proxy vote. Unsure of your membership status or need special accommodations for the […]

The Life of Objects: Roy Bigler & Terry Durst

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

In-Person Opening Reception: Thursday, May 19, 5:30 - 8:00pm. FREE. No registration required Virtual Program: Tremont Vanguards: Wednesday, June 15, 7:00 – 8:00pm on Zoom. REGISTER ON ZOOM   There’s a certain sharpness to the Rust Belt – one forged out of our industrial past and the ensuing decades spent forming and reforming our identity […]

Tremont Vanguards

https://youtu.be/JWL0IAlS4Ws   The transformation of Tremont has been swift and profound. Where once shuttered homes and dilapidated store fronts clung to life, now art galleries, chic restaurants, and luxury apartments crowd the narrow streets.  But before there were high-rises, there were artists – a bold creative class who saw the potential in the aging west […]

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Mindy Tousley & George Roby | Manifestations in Paper & Clay

Mansfield Art Center 700 Marion Ave., Mansfield, OH, United States

Opening Reception | Mansfield Art Center | Sunday, June 26 | 1-5pm Satellite Exhibition Location | Mansfield Art Center | Foundation Gallery | 700 Marion Ave. Mansfield, OH 44906 | 419.756.1700 Mansfield Art Center Hours | Tuesday: 11-5, Wednesday: 11-5, Thursday: 11-5, Friday: 11-5, Saturday: 10-4, Sunday:11-4   Manifestations in Paper & Clay, explores the […]

CAN Triennial: You Are Here: Understanding the Space We Fill

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, United States

      Program: Who Curates Contemporary Art? Featuring the Currently Under Curation student curators: Wednesday, July 20, 7:00pm, Gartner Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Art Reception: University Circle Neighborhood Reception Friday, July 29th, 6:00 - 8:00pm, featuring the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, the Cleveland Institute of Art, and The Sculpture Center. Early viewing […]

CAN X FRONT with Fred Bidwell & Michael Gill

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa) 11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

https://youtu.be/XWyUJOZd2kA   Moderator: Tizziana Baldenebro (Executive Director- SPACES) Program Location: Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa), 11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 Event Cost: Free To attend the program, register on Eventbrite.   This summer, the region will be awash in art as the CAN Triennial a