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Joseph O’Sickey in Retrospect

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

Joseph O’Sickey in Retrospect The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to present Joseph O'Sickey in Retrospect, an exhibition of 27 significant paintings and drawings by the important and dynamic modernist. Curated by Executive Director Mindy Tousley, the show features the Archives' latest acquisitions from the artist's estate, including exuberant scenes of racetracks […]

2023 Annual Members Exhibition

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

2023 Annual Members Exhibition Congratulations to the winners of our 2023 People's Choice Awards! We look forward to all the great entries next year! Cheryl Glubish Brickman Lisa Kenion Thomas Hudson Leslie Edwawrds Humez Jim Soppelsa   About the Show: This March, join the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) in welcoming the return […]

Laser Engraving Workshop and Collaborative Art Project Session 1

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

  Dates: Saturday, April 15th & Sunday, April 16th 1:00 – 4:00pm Location: In-person at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 East 123rd Street, Cleveland, OH 44106   As part of their ongoing Art & Technology programming series, the Artists Archives will host the Fab Cab, a portable makers space that will park […]

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Laser Engraving Workshop and Collaborative Art Project Session 2

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

Dates: Saturday, April 15th & Sunday, April 16th 1:00 – 4:00pm Location: In-person at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve 1834 East 123rd Street, Cleveland, OH 44106   As part of their ongoing Art & Technology programming series, the Artists Archives will host the Fab Cab, a portable makers space that will park in […]

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A.I. Art with Jamal Collins and Alfred Cowger

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

https://youtu.be/X1e3JAV4AAM   Only a few years ago, art created by computers sounded like science-fiction. Now, all it takes is a scroll on social media to encounter this latest art world phenomenon. But how does artificial intelligence create art in the first place? And where do traditional artists fit into the equation?   On Saturday, April […]

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2023 Annual Meeting of Members

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

Annual Meeting 2022 - Photo by Stuart Pearl The Annual Meeting of the Members of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve will be held in the AAWR Gallery Friday May 5, 2023, from 5 – 6:30pm.   All AAWR members in good standing are welcome to attend or participate via proxy vote. Unsure of […]

SAGA Fine Print Exhibition and Handing It Down

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

Schedule: Opening Reception: Thursday, May 18th 5:30 – 8:00pm Virtual Program 1: From Stone to Silicone: The Future of Printmaking with Michael Menchaca and Maggie Denk-Leigh Wednesday, May 31st 7:00 – 8:00pm REGISTER ON ZOOM Virtual Program 2: SAGA Award Winners Spotlight with Dr. Emily J. Peters Wednesday, June 21st 7:00 – 8:00pm REGISTER ON […]

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From Stone to Silicone: The Future of Printmaking with Michael Menchaca & Maggie Denk-Leigh

https://youtu.be/r-aMnYPiFO8   Printmaking has always been based on technology and innovation. From the advent of woodcut prints in Imperial China, to the revolution of stone lithography and the speed of digital reproduction, artists have continued to push the boundaries of this historic medium.   But how has the technology of printmaking evolved? And what current […]

The Egg and The Obelisk: An AAWR Fundraising Mystery

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

  The rustle of silk in a graveyard, a cryptic puzzle leading you through the trees, and the thrill of edging out your fellow sleuths as you search for treasure among the moss-covered tombs. It’s a fantasy plucked straight from the pages of an Agatha Christie novel or perhaps the cross-hatched dreamscapes of an Edward […]

Liquid Stripes in Harmony Show

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

LIQUID STRIPES IN HARMONY William Ward and Mona Kolesar June 20, 2023 to December 31, 2023 Location: Judson Manor, 1890 E 107th St, Cleveland, OH 44106 Exhibition curated by AAWR Registrar Kelly Pontoni. Kandinsky said, “Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” These works by William Ward and Mona Kolesar created that power […]

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SAGA Award Winners Spotlight with Dr. Emily J. Peters

https://youtu.be/3LG3gSZ0iXw   This summer, the Artists Archives is thrilled to host a Fine Print Exhibition featuring the Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA), one of the nation’s oldest organizations dedicated to creative printmaking. Based in New York City, SAGA was founded in 1915 to promote the advancement of the graphic arts. Over their 108-year history, […]

THE BIG @SS @RT SHOW

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

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 13th 5:30 – 8:00pm Program: THE BIG @SS @RT TALK, Sunday, July 23rd 2:00 – 3:30pm at the Lakeland Community College Auditorium. Reception to follow. Free admission. To attend, REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE For more information on the community-wide exhibition and events, visit thebigassartshow.com   Sometimes bigger really is better. This summer, […]

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THE BIG @SS @RT TALK

Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirtland, Ohio

Program Location: Lakeland Community College Performing Arts Center. 7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirtland, OH 44094. Artists Reception to follow. To attend, please register on Eventbrite   About the Program: Northeast Ohio is home to a wealth of small arts organizations which mightily support their communities and advance our region’s creative culture. This July, join us as […]

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Artist talks: Archived Artist Mona Kolesar & Member Artist Patty Flauto

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

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 30, 4:00pm   Location: Judson Manor, 1890 E 107th St, Cleveland, OH 44106   Attendance:  Open to the public, no registration required.   Exhibition: Liquid Stripes in Harmony

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Dale Goode and Terry Klausman

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

Sept 7 – Oct 21  Dale Goode and Terry Klausman Dale Goode and Terry Klausman’s inaugural exhibition as Archived Artists. Held in the Archives’ newly expanded gallery space! Opening Reception: Friday, September 8th 5:30 – 8:00pm    Terry Klausman, Trinity, Prisma color pencil on paper, Collection of AAWR

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Terry Klausman: A Retrospective

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

  Opening Reception: Friday, September 8, 5:30 – 8:00pm   Terry Klausman Artist Talk Canceled   Terry Klausman’s work was accepted into the archive in 2018. While Klausman has been an artist all his life, and received accolades for his work in High school, he never attended college. A native of Barberton Ohio, he is […]

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Creative Impulse: Archived Artist Dale Goode

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

Opening Reception: Friday, September 8, 5:30 – 8:00pm   Program: ArtBites / Artist Talk: Dale Goode  - Saturday October 7, 1:00 – 2:00pm   Artist Dale Goode work was archived in 2020, and a small selection from the collection will be shown along with never before seen works on paper from 2019 – 2023, and […]

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NewNow 2023

LOCATION: Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH 44122 United States Venue Special Gallery Hours:  Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 to 2:00pm Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 to 2:00pm Monday, October 9 from 3:30 to 6:30pm Thursday, October 12 from 3:30 to 6:30pm Tuesday, October 17 from 3:30 to 6:30pm Thursday, October 19 […]

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Terry Klausman Artist Talk CANCELED

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

While our exhibitions remain open as scheduled, due to unforeseen circumstances this program has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion this has caused. Curator & Executive Director Mindy Tousley would be happy to give a walk and talk on September 16th at 1:00pm, for those who are […]

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Art Bites – Beyond Abstraction, a creative workshop with Stephen Calhoun

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

REGISTER TO THIS EVENT HERE In this workshop iterative artist Stephen Calhoun will teach participants how to utilize several of his methods to create iterative images. The source materials for this exploration of abstraction and pattern are paint chips given to him by the late abstract painter, installation, and mixed media artist Kathy Skerritt. Over […]

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Honoring the Land: Lawrence Baker, Joseph O’Sickey & Brinsley Tyrrell

Honoring the Land: Lawrence Baker, Joseph O’Sickey & Brinsley Tyrrell A satellite Exhibition held at Bostwick Design Partnership Location: 2729 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44115 Opening Reception Date & Time:  Friday October 6th, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm Regular Exhibition viewing hours: Every Wednesday beginning November 1st, from 12:00pm – 6:00pm. After October 6th Friday, […]

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Art Bites – Dale Goode Artist Talk

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

Dale Goode Saturday, October 7th 1:00 – 2:00pm In-person in the AAWR gallery.   Learn more about Dale Goode HERE   Register by contacting AAWR via phone:  216-721-9020

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Special Legacy event: The Archives: Past, Present & Future

Bostwick Design Partnership 2729 Prospect Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44115, East Cleveland, United States

Lawrence Baker with his work The Archives: Past, Present & Future   Honoring the Legacy of Archived Artists Lawrence Baker & Joseph O’Sickey Location: Bostwick Design Partnership 2729 Prospect Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44115 Date & Time: Sunday, October 15th from  1:00pm -3pm Ticket price: Free for Legacy members, $75 single tickets or $125 for […]

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Satellite Program: ARTS INNOVATION SUMMIT – QUEER ARTS IN NORTHEAST OHIO

Date: October 24, 2023   Location: Knowlton Center   Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm   Event is free and open to the public. No tickets required.   Learn more about this event HERE General information:  Get a first look at the results of the LGBTQIA+ Artists Survey completed by the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland […]

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A Hard line: Geometric Abstraction from the AAWR permanent collection | November 2 – December 16, 2023

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

Show Dates: November 2 – December 16, 2023 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 2, 5:30 – 8:00pm Programs:  ARTBites / Art in Context – Finding Their way: Abstract Art by Black artists                        Jennifer Omaitz Curators Talk   Artists: David E Davis, Ruth Bercaw, Samuel Butnik, […]

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Tangents: Abstract & Geometric Art in Northeast Ohio | 11/2/23 – 12/16/23

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

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 2, 5:30 – 8:00pm Show Dates: November 2 – December 16, 2023 Programs: ARTBites / Art in Context – Finding Their way: Abstract Art by Black artists                       Jennifer Omaitz Curators Talk   Artists: Gianna Commito, David Louis Cintron, Mark Howard, […]

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ARTBites / Art in Context – Finding Their way: Abstract Art by Black artists

Programming to accompany the Tangents: Abstract & Geometric Art in Northeast Ohio includes Finding Their Way: Abstract Art by Black Artists, a virtual discussion on ZOOM Wed. November 15th. between Dr David C. Hart, associate professor of art at CIA, and Kerry Davis a respected collector of African American art from Atlanta, Ga. Their topic […]

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Yoga with Unity at Bostwick Gallery

Bostwick Design Partnership 2729 Prospect Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44115, East Cleveland, United States

Immerse yourself in a serene yoga class set amidst the vibrant world of art. Find your inner balance and strength as you flow through poses while we keep the theme of the exhibition in mind. We will Honor the land and ourselves in the tranquil ambiance of an art gallery, surrounded by inspiring masterpieces. Dates: […]

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Yoga with Unity at Bostwick Gallery – Session 2

Bostwick Design Partnership 2729 Prospect Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44115, East Cleveland, United States

Immerse yourself in a serene yoga class set amidst the vibrant world of art. Find your inner balance and strength as you flow through poses while we keep the theme of the exhibition in mind. We will Honor the land and ourselves in the tranquil ambiance of an art gallery, surrounded by inspiring masterpieces. Dates: […]

$20

Yoga with Unity at Bostwick Gallery – Session 3

Bostwick Design Partnership 2729 Prospect Avenue East Cleveland, OH 44115, East Cleveland, United States

Immerse yourself in a serene yoga class set amidst the vibrant world of art. Find your inner balance and strength as you flow through poses while we keep the theme of the exhibition in mind. We will Honor the land and ourselves in the tranquil ambiance of an art gallery, surrounded by inspiring masterpieces. Dates: […]

$20

Jennifer Omaitz Curators Talk

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

Date & Time: Saturday December 2, 1:00 – 2:00pm Location: 1834 E 123rd St, Cleveland, OH 44106 NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED Exhibition: Tangents: Abstract & Geometric Art in Northeast Ohio On Saturday December 2, Tangents Curator jennifer Omaitz will lead a “Walk & Talk” through the Tangents exhibition, discussing the artists’ work, their practices, and her […]

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Simple Pleasures:

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

A satellite exhibition curated from the AAWR collection featuring a variety of uplifting works by artists depicting peoples engagement with activities, hobbies, sports, nature and anything else that makes life fun.

Discover the Promise: Impact, Legacy & Perspective

Cleveland City Hall 601 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland, OH, United States

A dynamic showcase of more than 35 emerging, mid-career or distinguished contemporary Black artists drawn from the Cleveland art scene. Held in community partnership with the City of Cleveland, on the second floor of City Hall the show opens with a reception Thursday February 1, from 5:30- 7:30pm. Remarks by Mayor Bibb at 6pm. To […]

2024 Annual Members Exhibition

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

A Grand reopening of the AAWR Galleries   Opening Reception: Friday March 1, 5:30 - 8:00pm Annual Members Meeting: Friday May 3th 5:30 - 6:30pm Closing Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday May 3th 7:00 - 8:00pm Exhibition: 2024 Annual Members Exhibition Artists: Open to all AAWR Members in Good Standing Show Dates: March 1 – […]

Art Bites – Professional Practices: How to be a Published Author

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

How to be a Published Author with Alex Shaland Wednesday March 13th, 6:30 - 8:00pm Shaland will lead us through the steps involved in publishing your book! In person in the AAWR Gallery, or register online at Eventbrite.

The Power of Art & Story

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

Have you ever looked at a piece of art and wondered what story the artist was conveying? Join us at the Artists Archive,  for an experiential, story-extraction process led by Juniper Mainelis who is known for being a Visionary artist who writes songs and poetry to accompany her paintings. She invites you to explore a […]

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Baila Litton, Arabella Proffer & Jean Kondo Weigl

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

3 Concurrent Inaugural Exhibitions of Archived Women Artists May 16 – June 29, 2024 Transference & Translation, Baila Litton; Flaunt, Arabella Proffer; Floating Worlds, Jean Kondo Weigl Opening Receptions for all three: Thursday May 16, 5:30 – 8:00pm The Artists Archives is excited to start our summer exhibitions off with the arresting paintings and mixed […]