78th Street Studios Experience April 2010

Join us the third weekend of each month for two city blocks of amazing world-class gallery, artist studio and business open houses -- all under one roof!
Forum ArtspaceArt on Art
Forum Artspace
Opening Friday, April 16
The first in a series of exhibitions focused on different facets of arts capabilities and ways in which people think about art.
Mary Gehr, New Beginnings, Oil on Canvas, 52 x 37 inchesMary Gehr (1910-1997)
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery
Opening Friday, April 16, 5-9pm
On view through July 3, 2010

An exhibition of works by Chicago artist Mary Gehr . "Her work has gathered strength and an individual, imaginative conception.  In her painting can be found movement and grace." -Diane Lane Butler, Art in America

Paul Jacklitch, Neon BoneyardKokoon Arts Salon
Kokoon Arts Gallery
Kokoon Arts Gallery presents a diverse stable of artists salon-style, including historic Cleveland School artists Frank Wilcox and Paul Travis; natural history artists William E. Scheele, Robert Hainard and Mary Wawrytko; contemporary painters Alfredo Arreguin, Lee Heinen, Randall Tiedman, Michael Prunty, Lee and Keri Gortz; ceramics by Andrea LeBlond, Joseph Blue Sky and Donna Webb; prints, photography & computer graphics by Karen Kunc, Darren Waterston, Richard Taylor, Paul Jacklitch, Michael Nekic and William G. Scheele.  
Suzanne Adams, Sara, silver gelatin printPour L'Amour
legation, a gallery
Featuring the art work of Suzanne Adams, Sarah Curry, Sarah Darby,

Eileen Dorsey and Liz Maugans

Opening Friday, April 16, 5:30-9pm

On view through May 21, 2010

Paintings, photographs and prints representing a collection of feminine views on image and self worth. This exhibition will be part of setting for a May 14th spring fashion show featuring up-and-coming Cleveland designers.  

Joseph Motto (1891-1965), Portrait of George Adomeit (1935), PlasterGeorge Adomeit Reconsidered
Unknown Paintings: 1904-1961

Tregoning & Company

Opening Friday, April 16, 6-9pm
On view through May 2010

An unprecedented look at one of the Cleveland School's most admired and cherished artists of the early 20th century, including over 55 paintings and watercolors by this stand-alone Post Impressionist master. 


A monograph on Adomeit and his career and art will accompany the exhibition, written by art historian and Cleveland School specialist Dr. Marianne Berardi, who will speak on George Adomeit at a special reception to be held in May.

Suzanne Gilbert, Lady on Print Spread, Oil on Canvas, 34 x 44 inchesSuzanne Gilbert
Opening Friday, April 16

Native Clevelander, Suzanne Gilbert's background as a fashion illustrator translates into large paintings that include fun, feminine, and highly stylized portraits of women.  An exhibit of her paintings and ceramics opens during the Experience and continues during regular store hours.


Forum Artspace

Michael Abarca, Karl Anderson, Nicholas Gulan, Paul Woznicki

Matthew Fehrmann Editions 


smARTspace at 78th Studio Artists

Several visual artists now occupy new custom-built contemporary industrial studios in the first phase of the smARTspace at 78th project -- a venture bringing unique, mixed use exhibit/event/studio space to west side Cleveland's largest arts center. 

Eileen Dorsey              

William Chill    

Emily Rosolowski 

Carol Medhurst

Robin Swoboda Show
On Thursday, April 15, Robin explores the Gordon Square Arts District, including a peek into 78th Street Studios!  Airs 10am on Fox8 Cleveland. more here
Megan's Cleveland

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center CEO Megan O'Bryan is one of this city's most dedicated movers and shakers - and a fan of frequenting 78th Street Studios! read here


78th Street Studios on Arts Quest TV

Thanks to Blue Green and todd v for a fabulous video feature about 78th Street Studios airing on Arts Quest, a show spotlighting the best in NE Ohio visual arts, performing arts and local music. todd v explores our amazing space as he interviews building owner Dan Bush, several gallery owners and a studio artist. view here


Community Spirit Award

Earlier this year, the Businesses of 78th Street Studios were honored with a Community Spirit Award from the Detroit-Shoreway Community Development Corporation.  Congrats!

78th Street Studios 
An eclectic mix of world-class art galleries, studios and creative businesses anchoring the west end of the Gordon Square Arts District
1300 W. 78th  St to
1305 W. 80th St
Cleveland OH 44102
One block north of Lake Ave
Free parking in lots north &
south of the building


for our remaining 2010 events - every third weekend of the month!


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