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4 days ago

Artful Cleveland

Looks like StudioCat at Artful had a good turnout today for her Outdoor Family Art Class. What a wonderful way to spend some time together on a beautiful day!Today was gorgeous for Family Outside Art! ... See MoreSee Less

Looks like StudioCat at Artful had a good turnout today for her Outdoor Family Art Class. What a wonderful way to spend some time together on a beautiful day!

1 week ago

Artful Cleveland

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2 weeks ago

Artful Cleveland

A glimpse of the fun at Family Outside Art classes by Artful Cleveland artist, StudioCat at Artful. Check out their Facebook page or website for more upcoming classes.Super cuteness at Family Outside Art bubble wand project! These kids made awesome wands & had some mad bubble skilz! Recycled some beads from @upcyclepartsshop ! Watch for next week’s project! http://studiocat.weebly.com/ #outsideartstudio @studiocatart @artfulcleveland @coventrypeacecampus @futureheights #outsideart #clevelandkids #coventryvillage #lovforcov #clevelandheights #cleveland #clevelandohio ... See MoreSee Less

A glimpse of the fun at Family Outside Art classes by Artful Cleveland artist, StudioCat at Artful. Check out their Facebook page or website for more upcoming classes.

2 weeks ago

Artful Cleveland

ARTFUL artists & supporters really showed up and shared their support of our Coventry PEACE project with Library Board members at last week’s meeting. We were moved to tears, and incredibly grateful. While an agreement has yet to be reached, there is movement and discussions are ongoing, all thanks to those who expressed their support. Please continue to let the Cleveland Heights - University Heights Library Board know that you are in support of both sides reaching a compromise that allows for the creation of a permanent arts, culture & services nonprofit hub. Educate your friends and neighbors about our special group of nonprofits and get them involved, too. If anyone has any questions, they can email info@coventrypeacecampus.org. You guys rock - THANK YOU!!

Coventry PEACE Campus
Last week a number of supporters of the Coventry PEACE Campus spoke out in support of our project at the monthly Heights Library board meeting. Here are some highlights. We are happy to announce there are glimmers of hope, but we're not there yet! Please let the Library Board know that you support the efforts of our member organizations in their goal of establishing a permanent arts, culture and services nonprofit hub in the Coventry PEACE building.
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3 weeks ago

Artful Cleveland

Our friends at FutureHeights are hosting this live discussion right now! Join the conversation.

FutureHeights
This is our first time doing Facebook live, but here we go
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4 weeks ago

Artful Cleveland

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1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Another one available for a good cause!! That's a big, beautiful smile!!"Da Big Mouf" MeBäh: Make a donation of 120bucks or more to anti-covid charities. Price is Pick-Up only (Cle Hts.Studio) ... See MoreSee Less

Another one available for a good cause!! Thats a big, beautiful smile!!

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

With each disappointing cancellation caused by the public health crisis, there often has been a creative reaction or solution, making it all feel a bit better. This is a good example."We were so sad we had to cancel the comics festival, but out of that disappointment came this really beautiful artwork," said Kate Atherton. "Now we have a creative piece that documents this time, and can be added to the Library's zine collection—a small, silver lining." The community's artists delivered, and the result is "Quarantine Zine, Volume 1," a collection of art and comics made by local visual artists during Ohio's shelter-in-place order. Read more about Heights Libraries Quarantine Zine via Cleveland Heights Patch here: https://buff.ly/2Z9mdBI ... See MoreSee Less

With each disappointing cancellation caused by the public health crisis, there often has been a creative reaction or solution, making it all feel a bit better. This is a good example.

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Art that makes you smile & giggle!Tom Bob @Tombobnyc is a New York based artist who finds quirky ways to animate the city with colorful murals and functional urban art. :) Browse and buy art with https://artsartistsartwork.com/ <3 ... See MoreSee Less

Art that makes you smile & giggle!

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

To all the professionals in film, theatre, television, entertainment and arts world, join the challenge and post a picture of you in your job. Just a picture no description. The goal is to flood social media with our profession. Copy the text & post a pic. #savethearts ... See MoreSee Less

To all the professionals in film, theatre, television, entertainment and arts world, join the challenge and post a picture of you in your job. Just a picture no description. The goal is to flood social media with our profession. Copy the text & post a pic. #savethearts

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Check out this beautiful origami rose by ARTFUL artist Adam Brumma/Living Art.Yellow Rose ... See MoreSee Less

Check out this beautiful origami rose by ARTFUL artist Adam Brumma/Living Art.

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Get your MeBäh and support a good cause![SOLD JULY 4th] Robort Robortson is the next MeBäh up for sale for a donation to the Anti-Corona-virus charities, This one is available in the Greater Cleveland area for for pick-up for a $120 donation. Alternatively, the ETSY store will ship for a more generous $200 donation. Questions? contact me here on Facebook. (or other means) ... See MoreSee Less

Get your MeBäh and support a good cause!

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Open call for a 2-week residency program at Zygote Press, Inc.•Open Call / Printmaking Residency• ⠀ ⠀ Every year Zygote's Selection Committee comes together to pick 2 printmaking artists for our Open Call 2-Week Residency program. Each selected artist receives free housing, full use of our shop and a stipend. Entries are due by July 31st. ⠀ Please visit our website for more details on criteria and how to apply. ⠀ Application details link in our webpage ➡️➡️➡️ zygotepress.com/opportunities ⠀ . ⠀ #artistresidency #artsandeducation #zygotepress #artistinresidence #printmaking #contemporaryprintmaking #printstudio #ohioartsstrong #supportartists #artcanhelp #opencall #opencallforartists ... See MoreSee Less

Open call for a 2-week residency program at Zygote Press, Inc.

1 month ago

Artful Cleveland

Last class available from StudioCat at Artful until later in the summer.Wet Felting Outside Art ProjectJul 6, 5:00pmStudioCat at Artful​This is the cleanest craft there is! We're going to use lots of soap & water to felt some wool. We will make a felted pouch (using a rock) & a felted bar of soap. It's like making them a sweater! Having a bar of felted soap is great! It's like having soap & a washcloth at once. And you felted pouch can hold little treasures! Please register with the ticket link. *This project is not vegan* Outside Art Projects will be held on the east side of the Coventry building around the corner from door #1, Ensemble Theater & Family Connections. ​There will be room for 6 kids to space themselves out on 3 tables. ​Tools & materials will not be shared or will be cleaned between users. ​Kids are welcome to wear a mask. I will wear mine when working closely with someone. Parents are welcome to sit nearby during class. ​ *PLEASE NOTE* ​Your child must be able to work outside without leaving my area. Your child's skill level should match the project, as closely as possible, as I will be limiting contact with materials between the students & myself. Table space is limited, but if there is room, parents may accompany their child to help. Feel free to text me to find out (917)306-9700 ... See MoreSee Less

Wet Felting Outside Art Project

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

OMG - too cute! Thanks for sharing StudioCat at Artful.Look how awesome these turned out! #outsideartprojects #outsideartstudio #studiocatartful #artfulcleveland #coventrypeacecampus #clevelandheights #cleveland ... See MoreSee Less

OMG - too cute! Thanks for sharing StudioCat at Artful.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

FYI...Attention, Cleveland artists of color! We are proud partners of the #VoicesofCLE public art project, organized by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance. Businesses in downtown Cleveland want to animate their spaces while awaiting needed repairs to windows & storefronts. If you are an artist who would like to amplify your work and bring eye-catching and thought-provoking visuals to Downtown by participating in this public art project, sign up: https://buff.ly/30KePOh. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Become a member of FutureHeights!It's the middle of the week....so let's talk about Membership! Joining us means helping us continue to do our work in your neighborhood and keep the vibrancy of the Heights goin' strong. Scroll through to learn more about FutureHeights and see how YOU can get involved. You can also visit our Membership section our website to get started: https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/futureheightsmembership #MidWeekMembership ... See MoreSee Less

Become a member of FutureHeights!

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

New StudioCat at Artfulde art class next week from StudioCat at Artful.

StudioCat at Artful
Next week- paint some cacti & pot them! @studiocatart #outsideart @artful_cleveland @coventrypeacecampus #clevelandheights #clevelandkids #cleveland
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2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Today at Coventry PEACE Park.Heights Libraries believes #blacklivesmatter. ... See MoreSee Less

Today at Coventry PEACE Park.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Arts education is a critical part of development.The Ohio Department of Education profiled Heights High School's Advanced Placement Studio Art Class in celebration of Arts in Education Month. - “Art classes at Heights High prepare students to be curious, confident masters of their craft,” teacher Laura Skehan states. “Our students learn how to take a challenge and flip it on its head.” >> https://bit.ly/3hgdwfT ... See MoreSee Less

Arts education is a critical part of development.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Very cool.Today we are celebrating two National Endowment for the Arts awards! The first is to LAND studio and the Metrohealth Foundation to support artist and resident-led development of community gathering spaces in Clark-Fulton, home to Ohio’s largest Latinx population. The second will expand our Inner City Hues program in the Buckeye, Mount Pleasant, and Woodland Hills neighborhoods. Both grants involve a two-year process to work with stakeholders and community leadership to engage residents and artists in the creation of culturally relevant artworks. The work has begun and we can't wait to share our progress with you! https://buff.ly/37jmWm5 Thank you NEA! And thank you to our partners - Metro West, Jasmin Santana, Cleveland City Councilwoman Ward 14 , MetroHealth, Saint Luke's Foundation! ... See MoreSee Less

Very cool.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

More information regarding a concerning incident at Zygote Press, Inc. a few days ago. The print shown in the accompanying image displays a wonderful writing by Toni Morrison, and it says it all...On Saturday, June 6th, members of the Zygote Press community organized artists to print signs, posters, and other material to provide to anyone marching to protest the tragic murder of George Floyd and to support racial equity movements. Due to COVID-19, the event took place outside, in the back of Zygote’s premise and was somewhat visible from the street. Towards the end of the event, the 15-20 participants were approached by 10-12 police officers and asked the purpose of the gathering and where the signs were going to be distributed. As one can imagine, being approached and surrounded by so many police is very intimidating and could have quickly escalated into a dangerous confrontation. We are aware, however, that since the printmakers and participants were mostly white, the police treated us differently than they may have if the participants were people of color, which is precisely the point of the demonstrations taking place throughout this country. It is important to note that print has always been a medium of and by the people. The history of printmaking has its origins in protesting injustice. At this time the artists were printing in support of our Black and Brown friends, and family, fighting oppression. Core to Zygote’s mission and bylaws is to support artists while we “increase awareness about contemporary printmaking by creating active communication among artist printmakers and the broader community”. Zygote does not censor artists and believes in the freedom of creative expression. As we stated last week, “we, at Zygote Press, stand with all who are demanding racial justice.” It must be acknowledged that this type of intimidation is nothing new to the Black, Indigenous and People of Color in the community. Zygote stands in support with all who are demanding racial justice and freedom of creative expression. Zygote does not condone this type of intimidation and will not stand for the censorship of artists. Artwork, letterpress print by Zygote Press Artist Erin Adair. (NFS, they are sold out will notify when it’s available) ... See MoreSee Less

More information regarding a concerning incident at Zygote Press, Inc. a few days ago. The print shown in the accompanying image displays a wonderful writing by Toni Morrison, and it says it all...

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Classes are filling up - get signed up soon.Mosaic ProjectJun 10, 5:00pmStudioCat at ArtfulMakers- let's mosaic a tray! These 6"X6" trays are super cute & can be painted & tiled. We will use square and round pre-cut glass tiles. You will also have a chance to safely break & use broken glass. ​ $12 for one, $10 for each additional sibling Register with the ticket link below. ... See MoreSee Less

Mosaic Project

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

StudioCat at Artful has had some beautiful days to host her outside art classes! More classes next week.Putting away Outside Art until next week. This was so fun I want to do art outside all the time! I keep forgetting to take pictures of the kid's work. Their projects came out great! Please share your child’s work if you can on FB or email me. Thx!! ... See MoreSee Less

StudioCat at Artful has had some beautiful days to host her outside art classes! More classes next week.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Check out ARTFUL artist, StudioCat at Artful's outside art classes!

StudioCat at Artful
1st Outside Art was SO FUN! It’s great being outside! I’ll be posting upcoming projects. http://studiocat.weebly.com/outside-art-projects.html
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2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Congratulations to all the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District 2020 graduates. We love being able to see all their beautiful pieces in this video. Best of luck & keep creating!youtu.be/OkoWlQwSzFEyoutube.com ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Great links and wonderful artists to support. Thank you to Collective Arts Network Journal for collecting and disseminating this info.#blackouttuesday A black square is simply not enough - here are some Cleveland organizations for resources and donations: ⠀ Black Lives Matter Cleveland: @blmcle on PayPal Legal Aid Society of Cleveland: https://lasclev.org/ The Bail Project: https://bailproject.org/ Tamir Rice Foundation: https://www.tamirericefoundation.org/ @tamirricefoundation Center for Healing & Creative Leadership / ATNSC: https://www.atnsc.org/ @atnsc Or - please buy and commission art from this very incomplete list of local galleries and collectives, owned and operated by African American and Latinx artists: acerbic, ATNSC, Cleveland Skribe Tribe, Deep Roots Experience, Edward E. Parker Museum of Art, Framed Gallery, Karamu, Kings & Queens of Art, La Cosecha, Sankofa Fine Arts Plus, Shooting Without Bullets, The Visit Collective https://mocacleveland.org/programs/acerbic-do-not-consider-us-forgotten https://www.atnsc.org/ https://www.facebook.com/CSTCrew https://www.deeprootsexperience.com/ https://www.eepmoa.com/about.html https://www.framedgallery.net/events/ https://karamuhouse.org/ https://www.kqoa.org/ https://www.lacosechagaleria.com/ http://sankofafineartplus.org/index.html http://www.shootingwithoutbullets.org/ https://www.clevelandartsevents.com/organization/the-visit-arts-collective/ ... See MoreSee Less

Great links and wonderful artists to support. Thank you to Collective Arts Network Journal for collecting and disseminating this info.

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

FYI... date/time change due to weather.Outside Art ProjectsJun 4, 2:00pmStudioCat at Artful​Let's get crafty with some Outside Art Projects! I'll have new projects each week! Outside Art Projects will be done outside the Coventry Children's Center door beside the playground, just past the steps to Lake Erie Ink. ​There will be room for 6 kids to space themselves out on tables as well as a drop cloth on the ground. ​Tools & materials will not be shared or will be cleaned between users. Kids are welcome to wear a mask. I will wear mine when working closely with someone. *PLEASE NOTE* Your child must be able to work outside next to the playground without leaving my area. I will not be able to supervise children that leave. Your child's skill level should match the project, as closely as possible, as I will be limiting contact with materials between the students & myself. Please register with the ticket link to secure a limited spot. ... See MoreSee Less

Outside Art Projects

2 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Check out these outdoor, physically distanced classes by ARTFUL artists StudioCat at Artful! Get signed up ASAP.Outside Art ProjectsJun 10, 5:00pmStudioCat at Artful​Let's get crafty with some Outside Art Projects! I'll have new projects each week! Outside Art Projects will be done outside the Coventry Children's Center door beside the playground, just past the steps to Lake Erie Ink. ​There will be room for 6 kids to space themselves out on tables as well as a drop cloth on the ground. ​Tools & materials will not be shared or will be cleaned between users. Kids are welcome to wear a mask. I will wear mine when working closely with someone. *PLEASE NOTE* Your child must be able to work outside next to the playground without leaving my area. I will not be able to supervise children that leave. Your child's skill level should match the project, as closely as possible, as I will be limiting contact with materials between the students & myself. Please register with the ticket link to secure a limited spot. ... See MoreSee Less

Outside Art Projects

3 months ago

Artful Cleveland

Hope these kits keep the creativity flowing! And grateful we were in a position to help.Special thanks to ARTFUL Cleveland for their recent donation of 100 canvasses and paint for our students! Learn more about ARTFUL's mission here >> http://artfulcleveland.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

Hope these kits keep the creativity flowing! And grateful we were in a position to help.
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