Artists of the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor & St. Clair Superior have joined together to create an event to publicize this part of the city where many Cleveland artists work. The event, City Artists at Work will bring together about sixty artists whose studios are located in thirteen separate buildings.

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City Artists at Work - Sparx City Hop weekend
September 20th 2014

Selected artists of City Artists At Work (CAAW), a collaboration of artists from the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor, and St. Clair Superior art districts, will open their studios from 11am - 6pm on Saturday September 20, 2014.

In the Heller Building on 2218 Superior, 3rd floor: Ruth Bercaw, William Martin Jean, Gerry Kramer, Andrzej & Ala Siwkiewicz, Susan Squires and Mindy Tousley will have their studios open.

In the Artcraft Building on 2530 Superior: Paulette Archer, Bonnie Dolin Studio, Marilyn Farinacci Studio, Wally Kaplan, Baila Litton, Rita Schuenemann and Whitney Stained Glass Studio will have open studio.

In the Tower Press Building on 1900 Superior: Cine Hypo Films (Robert Banks), Michael Levy and Christopher Stofan will have open studio.

For more information on Sparx City Hop, visit the Downtown Cleveland Alliance website.


Artists Archives of the Western Reserve - announces a call for entries for The NEW NOW, September 9 – 29, 2014. This juried biannual exhibition is modeled after the Cleveland Museum of arts May show and hopes to attract the best talent in Northeast Ohio. Cash awards will be presented at the opening reception and a color catalog will be printed with photos of award winning work and a listing of all accepted entries. Get all the details.

All entries must be submitted online.

Click here for the complete prospectus

Click here to submit your entry

Opening Reception 9/9/2014, 6 - 8:30pm

To be held in:
Tri-C's Gallery East
4250 Richmond Rd.
Highland Hills, OH 44122
Gallery East website

For more information visit the Artists Archives website.


Beck Center for the Arts - Mindy Tousley: Let's Twist Again
February 14th 2014

Opening reception Friday, February 14th, from 6:30-8 pm, in the Jean Bulicek Gallery.

On view through Sunday 3/16/14.

Beck Center for the Arts
17801 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
(216) 521-2540

For more information visit the Beck Center for the Arts website.


BAYarts - William Gould's Cleveland
November 8th 2013

William Gould will have a show of works at BAYarts. Opening reception Friday, November 8th, from 7-9 pm, in the Sullivan Gallery within the Fuller House.

On view through Friday 12/27/13.

BAYarts
28795 Lake Road
Bay Village, Ohio 44140
440-871-6543

For more information visit the BAYarts website.


Juma Gallery - Mindy Tousley Layered Illusions
November 14th 2013

Mindy Tousley will have a show of collage and print works at Juma Gallery. Opening reception Thursday, November 14th from 5:30 - 8:30pm.

On view through Saturday 1/04/14.

Juma Gallery
20100 Chagrin Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
216-295-1717

For more information visit the Juma Gallery website.


City Artists at Work - Sparx City Hop weekend
September 21th 2013

Selected artists of City Artists At Work (CAAW), a collaboration of artists from the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor, and St. Clair Superior art districts, will open their studios from 11am - 6pm on Saturday September 21, 2013.

In the Heller Building on 2218 Superior, 3rd floor: Susan Squires, Ruth Bercaw, William Martin Jean, Ala Celinska Siwkiewicz, Andrzej Siwkiewicz and Mindy Tousley will have their studios open.

In the Artcraft Building on 2530 Superior, #400: Wally Kaplan and Rita Schuenemann will have open studio.

We also have a group exhibit in The Plain Dealer lobby and second floor gallery that is on view through Saturday 11/30/13.

For more information on Sparx City Hop, visit the Downtown Cleveland Alliance website.


The Gallery at Trinity Cathedral - Rita Schuenemann and Wally Kaplan have work in the show "Community ARTreach" - a month-long celebration of artists, whose work has been a vocation, an avocation, or a newfound talent in later years—an example to all of the meaning of successful aging.

August 4th through August 24th, 2013

Receptions:
Sunday, Aug. 4 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 18 2 – 4 p.m.

The Gallery at Trinity Cathedral
2230 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115


CAAWThe Plain Dealer - "Opposites Attract" Paintings by City Artists at Work members Gerald Kramer and Ruth Bercaw

July 23rd through August 24th, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer Lobby
East 18th & Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114


CAAWThe Wooltex Gallery - "Prepare To Be Surprised", an
exhibition of contemporary artwork from the Tower Press Group. Several City Artist Members will be included. More info at towerpressgroup.com

One night only: Friday July 26, 2013, 5 - 9pm

The Wooltex Gallery
1900 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114


CAAWThe Plain Dealer - "Up Close and Personal", Oil Paintings by City Artists at Work members Rita Schuenemann and Wally Kaplan

May 8th through June 22, 2013

Cleveland Plain Dealer Lobby
East 18th & Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114


CAAWThe Gallery at Lakeland - from Woman VI
Sunday, March 3 – Thursday, March 28, 2013

Join City Artist at Work members Diana Bjel & Mindy Tousley for a reception at The Gallery at Lakeland, Sunday March 24th.

Reception
Sunday, March 24 3-5pm 2013

Lakeland Community College
7700 Clocktower Dr
Kirtland, OH 44094-5198

For more information visit the The Gallery at Lakeland event page


CAAWHarris Statnon Gallery - Natural Histories
Friday, March 15 – Saturday, April 13, 2013

The show features City Artist at Work member Mindy Tousley.

Opening reception
Friday, March 15, 2013

Harris Stanton Gallery
2301 West Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44313

For more information visit the Harris Staton Gallery current event page


CAAWGreenwald Gallery - Tower Press Collective
Friday, November 16 – Friday, December 21, 2012

The show features City Artist at Work members & friends.

Opening reception
Friday, November 16, 2012

Greenwald Gallery @ the 78th Street Studios Building,
1305 w.80th Street, #106
Cleveland, Ohio 44102

For more information visit the Facebook event page


CAAWCity Artists at Work - Lost & Found Exhibit
Monday October 29 – Friday January 11, 2013

Lost and Found; A search for beauty in the discarded, is an exhibit showcasing the works of three Summit County artists, Bret Hines, Gwen Waight and Marcia Mazak.

This CAAW curated exhibit will be on view at the Plain Dealer. Opening reception for the artists: Monday November 5, 5:30 – 7:00pm, RSVP to bspiegle@plaind.com

For more information visit our Lost & Found info page.


City Artists at Work - Sparx City Hop weekend
September 15th 2012

Selected artists of City Artists At Work (CAAW), a collaboration of artists from the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor, and St. Clair Superior art districts, will open their studios from 11am - 6pm on Saturday September 15, 2012.

A CAAW curated exhibit will be on view at the Plain Dealer coinciding with their Employee Exhibit.

For more information on Sparx City Hop, visit the Downtown Cleveland Alliance website. Click here for an artist listing.


CAAW October 2011 Weekend EventsCity Artists at Work - A Weekend to immerse yourself in Art
A CITY ARTISTS AT WORK EVENT
OCTOBER 28th-30th 2011

City Artists At Work (CAAW), a collaboration of artists from the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor, and St. Clair Superior art districts, is proud to announce our fourteenth anniversary. To celebrate, we're offering you a chance to witness the work of some of Cleveland's finest artists, and to create some memorable art of your own. Don't miss your chance to spend a weekend truly immersing yourself in art.

Download the brochure (PDF)

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SEE ART
Fine Art Exhibition

Friday, October 28
6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Convivium33 Gallery
1433 East 33rd Street

Opening our three-day event is a must-see exhibition at Convivium33 Gallery—the former St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Church. The exhibit, which will remain on display through November 20th, features an eclectic collection of paintings, sculpture, photography, ceramics, and more from over 60 local artists.

The exhibition features opening night remarks from Cleveland Museum Of Art Associate Curator, Mark Cole.

Also enjoy live music, and refreshments provided by High Thai'd restaurant on Coventry.

Free and open to the public.

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create ART: Workshops

Now it's your turn to get your creative juices flowing. Saturday and Sunday feature a variety of hands-on workshops at select area studios. From painting to mask making, printing and more, they're your opportunity to create you own art under the guiding eyes of highly acclaimed CAAW artists. All for a nominal fee.

An Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop
Saturday, October 29
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The ArtCraft Building
2570 Superior Ave. – 6th Floor
Instructors: Wally Kaplan & Rita Schuenemann

Learn the essential skills needed to paint a Still Life subject on canvas using acrylic paints. Emphasis is placed on using brush strokes to build form and convey a sense of space, and to see and paint visual relationships.

Fee: $25
All supplies and a light lunch are included.
Class size limited to 12.
Go to our registration page
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Clay Mask Workshop
Saturday, October 29
11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The ArtCraft Building
2570 Superior Ave., 6th Floor
Instructors: Artists from the ArtCraft Building
Ceramic Studio and TerraVista Ceramic Studio

The mask has been around for centuries, used in all cultures for celebration, storytelling, and rituals. Experience first-hand the process of making this well-established art form from earthenware clay.

Fee: $25
Includes all materials
Class size limited to 15 adults
Go to our registration page
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A Trio of Monotype Workshops
Noon – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday October 30
Heller Building
2218 Superior Avenue – 3rd Floor

Workshop I with Susan Squires
Noon until 1:30 p.m.
Using the Vandercook Press, students will experiment with monoprinting using watercolor and stencils on an acrylic plate.
Participants will create at least four prints which can be a final product or can be used in Workshop III to create a more finished statement.

Workshop II with Mindy Tousley
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Primary focus is on printing by hand using acrylic paint on a variety of papers. Emphasis is placed on making textural papers, which can be cut apart and reassembled into a completed composition.

Workshop III – Collaborative Collage
Workshop with William Martin Jean, Mindy Tousley and Susan Squires
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Using some of the prints created in the previous workshops, participants will create a larger finished work with addition of stamps and other textural material. The Trio of Workshops will have participants displaying their work in the hall gallery. Light refreshments and conversation to follow.

Fee: $50
All supplies are included.
Class sized limited to 8 adults (18 and over)
Go to our registration page

Note: A Single Workshop Fee is $25.

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Creative Card Design Workshop
Sunday, October 30
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Heller Building, 2218 Superior Avenue
Instructor: William Martin Jean

Every year, for over 30 years, the artist has created 300 personalized holiday greetings that are cherished by the recipients. You will learn how to create a personalized design that your friends will be delighted to receive, as well. Each participant will create six unique cards to take home, complete with envelope.

Fee: $25
All materials are included.
Class size limited to 10 adults (18 or over)
Go to our registration page

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Registration and fees arrangements for all workshops can be made on our workshop page or by mail:
CAAW
2218 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114



CAAWCity Artists at Work - Sparx City Hop Open Studios

The artists of City Artists at Work open their studios as part of the Sparx City Hop Saturday, September 10th, 2011 from 11am - 6 pm. Individual artist studios will be open on a building-by-building basis. Look for signs and flags outside buildings. Current participating buildings are Tower Press, the Heller Building, Art Craft and Zygote Press. Check back for updates.

  • Look for signage at entrances.
  • Street parking available.
  • Off street parking available at Tower Press and The Plain Dealer parking lot.
  • Our book of CAAW artist work is available at Blurb.com:

    1997 - 2009
    By city artists at work

give us a fence and some room to run - A.I.R. Exhibition, Dana Oldfather
Zygote Press

The show runs from September 9 through October 7, 2011.

Join us at the opening reception on Friday September 9th from 6 - 9pm.

Zygote Press
1410 East 30th street
Clevleand OH 44114

For more information, visit the Zygote Press website or phone (216) 621-2900.


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