Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery
Visit 78th Street Studios for our OPEN HOUSE at 78th every Friday with at least 10 galleries open 11a-4p, and don't miss THIRD FRIDAY monthly, with dozens of gallery shows and shopping opportunities. We hope to see you soon!
THIRD FRIDAY, February 21 from 5-9p!

Work in Progress

Mark Krieger Studio, Suite 219

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Work in progress...probably won't be finished by Third Friday, but do stop by to watch and chat. More 

Winter Thaw Sale

Senjiva Studio, Suite 220

Friday, February 21, 11a-9p

Show winter who's boss with stylish vintage clothing for ladies and gents from Senjiva Studio. 25% off all winter vintage apparel on Third Friday only. Excellent vintage accessories also available. More

Wear Your Wallpaper

Sandy Buffie Designs, Suite 109

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Ever thought about how cool it would be to wear your leftover wallpaper? Stop by Sandy Buffie's studio to check out her new creations! More

Cleveland West Art League, Suite 110

Closing Friday, February 21, 5-9p 

Closing February 21st, SYZYGY - a Greek word for "yoking together" - is a group exhibition featuring six diverse artists: Mike Guyot,  Diane Hoeptner, Judy Takacs , Leslie Edwards Humez , George Kocar and Marilyn Dolence. More 

Northcoast Artisans Market

Suite 215

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Guest artisan vendors join the open galleries and studios of 78th Street Studios for a marketplace event! Located on the second floor west (use north entrance off main parking lot). Organized by Northcoast Promotions, Inc. Pictured: Eldis Rodríguez Báez. More 

Moe Brooker: Getting Back to Then

Tregoning & Company, Suite 101

Opening February 21, 5-9p

Join T&Co this THIRD FRIDAY when Moe Brooker makes his enthusiastic return to Cleveland- honored with the first solo exhibition given to his paintings here in 19 years. Moe is the 1985 Cleveland Arts Prize recipient for Visual Art and taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art for 10 years. More

Mixed Geometry

Survival Kit Gallery, Suite 303

Closing Reception Friday, February 21, 5-9p

A quirky and colorful, mixed media explosion from five artists working in collage, ink, paint, encaustic and print.  At 9pm, the night goes on with performances from songwriters Jenna Fournier + Joey Beltram. More

Meet the Artist: Eileen Dorsey

Eileen Dorsey Studio, Suite 105

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Stop by Suite 105 to see the newest work by Eileen Dorsey. Visit her website here for additional images. 

Little Meditations

Susie Frazier Showroom, Suite 117

Open House at 78th, every Friday, 11a-4p 

Third Fridays, 5-9p

After scavenging for grass stalks, pods, and twigs, environmental artist Susie Frazier often drops the fragments on the floor to see how they interact. Embedded in encaustic wax, this collection of earth materials provides a textural, organic statement when displayed vertically or horizontally.  6" x 6" x 1.5" and $85 each or $250 for the set of three. More


HEDGE Gallery, Suite 200

Opening Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Through April 5, 2014

This exhibit features four artists who appreciate minutiae and create with similar attention to detail. Works by David Masters, Christine Mauersberger, Grace Summanen, & Zach Whitehurst. For more information contact gallery director Hilary Gent or click here.

Lauren Tatum/Deb Lawrence

Loren Naji, Jamila Naji and Dawn Tekler, Suite 113

Opening Friday, February 21, 5-9p

In addition to Dawn Tekler's new encaustic wax body of work and Jamila Naji's new doll series, we are also showcasing the beautiful jewelry of Bunny Paige by Lauren Tatum and the abstract work of Deb Lawrence. Bunny Paige designs are bold yet seductive and proud to be a Swarovski Elements Branding Partner.  A perfect "Oops, I forgot about Valentine's Day" present! Deb Lawrence's work is visually compelling and psychological at its core, done in oil and oil stick on canvas. Much new work, so be sure not to miss it. More


Laurel Herbold Creations

Laurel Herbold Studio, Suite 107

Friday, February 21, 5-9:30p or by appointment

Come in from the cold and treat yourself to a night of great art, great people and good times! Stop in for a visit and see what's new. Custom orders and commission work always welcome and encouraged. More

Kokoon Arts Gallery Salon

Kokoon Arts Gallery, Suite 202

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Kokoon Arts Gallery will offer a variety of work by our artists in a salon-style approach in 2014. Historic Kokoon Arts Club memorabilia, Cleveland School artists William Sommer, Henry Keller, Frank Wilcox & Paul Travis.  Three-dimensional ceramics & sculpture by Donna Webb, Andrea LeBlond, Gary Spinosa, Chuck Herndon, Mary Wawrytko & Larry Isard.  Two-dimensional contemporary work by Ralph Woehrman, Karen Kunc, Darren Waterston, Charles Gilchrist, Susan Squires, Evie Zimmer, Michael Prunty, Randall Tiedman & Michael Nekic. More 

Jewelry With a Twist

Jeffrey Dubé Studio, Suite 203

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Dube incorporates a variety of mediums and styles in his jewelry to achieve truly unique designs. A mix of copper, silver and brass are tempered into beautiful pieces accentuated by detailed enamel and gemstones and found objects. More

For the Love of Art

e11even 2, Suite 112

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

E11even 2 is hosting an exhibit as true and simple as its name.  We as artists generate visual pieces for the sake of doing what we were born to do: create.  This exhibit is not a traditional Valentine's Day event with mushy love letters or commercial red roses but an everyday interpretation of the word "Love."  Please join artists R!ch Cihlar, Christina Sadowski, and Billy Nainiger as they showcase their love and passion for art. More

Directors' Choice 2014

Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, Suite 212

Through March 15, 2014

An exhibition of work from our historical gallery collection, as well as a selection of work from the contemporary artists we represent across the U.S. and abroad.  Pictured: Preston Buchtel; Dreams During Wartime III; 21" x 20". More 

Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Michael Greenwald Studio, Suite 106

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Michael will be showing a large selection of contemporary landscape paintings. More

Behind the Curtain 

FORUM artspace, Suite 103

Closing Friday, February 21, 6-10p

Behind the Curtain showcases original artwork by the four people behind FORUM Artspace. More 

Be in the Art

Zackary Hoon Studio, Suite 224

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

Over 70 people volunteered to "Be in the Art (TM)" at January's Third Friday where Zack Hoon of Studio 224 took a series of ultra closeup photos. He has compiled these facial fragments into visual representations of the demographics that evening. Stop by to see the results or be part of "The Face of Third Friday" this month. More

ArtCares, Jr.

smARTspace at 78th, Suite 116

Friday, February 21, 5-9p

ArtCares Jr. is an opportunity for young artists ages 3 through 14 to show off their talents and skills while offering their support for those infected, affected and at-risk for HIV/AIDS.  This event is presented in conjunction with the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland's [LINK] signature fundraiser - ArtCares.  Participating young artists will be given blank canvases to use as they choose, and their art will be displayed at a reception during THIRD FRIDAY. Works will be auctioned off in a silent auction to help raise funds for the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. For more information or to learn how to participate, click here.


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78th Street Studios artist Dawn Tekler's encaustic and collage paintings will be featured in the solo show "The Truth Lies Beneath the Surface" through March 9 in the Cleveland Botanical Garden's Guren Art Gallery. 


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 Touch Supper Club   
Make a night of it at 78th Street Studios! Park for FREE and enjoy a 170,000 square foot building full of art, food & music.
smARTspace at 78th
(outside Suzie Frazier Showroom)
HEDGE Gallery, Suite 200
Survival Kit Gallery, Suite 303, 9p

Performances from songwriters Jenna Fournier + Joey Beltram 




78th Street Studios OPEN HOUSE - EVERY WEEK


For those who want to browse and buy more than once a month, 78th Street Studios is now open with at least 10 galleries every Friday from 11a-4p. Enjoy the creative environment, cool music and free Wifi! Details here

Theater Ninjas Present [sic]
February 27-March 15, 2014
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays @ 8p
Suite 215

Cleveland's architects of the out-of-the ordinary, Theater Ninjas, are bringing Melissa James Gibson's Obie Award-winning comedy [sic] to 78th Street Studios. [sic] is a hilarious look into three interrupted lives characterized by Gibson's singular insight into conversational idiosyncrasies and keen playwriting talent. If only Babette can get this book deal, if Theo can finish his roller coaster theme song, and if Frank can launch his auctioneering career: their dreams will come true....or so they think.  

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Five Seasons Benefit Concert
Les Délices Music of the French Baroque
Saturday, April 12, 3p
Tregoning & Company, Suite 101
Celebrate five fabulous seasons with us and help support our future! More 
78th Street Studios is located between W. 78th and W. 80th Streets just north of Lake Avenue in Cleveland.