Archive for December, 2010

Tuesday: Snow Day

December 13, 2010

NOTE: The announcement below was posted BEFORE the announcement that the university will be closed tomorrow. Visit to see the closing.

Details Regarding the University Closing and Final Exams

Due to the inclement weather, Cleveland State University and the East & West Centers closed today Monday, December 13th at 3 p.m. The University buildings/facilities will remain open until 6 p.m. at which time you will be directed to vacate the premises. However, the Student Center Viking Marketplace will remain open until 10 p.m., and the Student Center itself will remain open until 11 p.m.

Final Exams scheduled to be held after 3 p.m. today, are rescheduled for their same times next Monday, Dec. 20th. Please consult the University academic calendar for final exam scheduled times. This rescheduling of exams does not apply to law school exams. Law students should contact the law school administration regarding the rescheduling of their exams.

Exams scheduled for:

Monday, December 13th 4-6 p.m. will be held on Monday, Dec. 20th at 4-6 p.m.
Monday, December 13th 6-8 p.m. will be held on Monday, Dec. 20th at 6-8 p.m.
Monday, December 13th 8-10 p.m. will be held on Monday, Dec. 20th at 8-10 p.m.

A decision to close the university tomorrow, Tuesday December 14th, is expected to be made by midnight this evening and will be broadcast on the University emergency alert notification systems and posted on the University homepage:

In the event the University is closed on Tuesday, Dec. 14th, final exams scheduled for this date will be held during the same time blocks on Tuesday, Dec. 21st. Please consult the academic calendar for specific times.

If you have not done so already, it is suggested that you sign up for emergency alert notifications by logging into CampusNet and selecting UPDATE from your personal homepage. The emergency alert system can send voice mails to four phone numbers in order of priority, text messages to two mobile devices and e-mails to two separate e-mail accounts in order to provide time sensitive information to the university community at large.



December 13, 2010

This story barely mentions us as it was written by PD’s theater critic.  But it’s all about our move to PlayhouseSquare. It’s official.  Tony Brown, I know it isn’t your beat, but since you included a link to everyone else who’s moving to the Middough Building, I’ll share the Art Department’s: (yeah, I know, the website needs some work)

LINK: Future PlayhouseSquare theater education center gets final OK from CSU |

SRO 2010 – 2011 Call for Entries

December 11, 2010

Do you have a successful and cohesive body of work that you’re ready to unleash on the world?  Here’s the perfect opportunity for your first solo exhibition.  SRO Photo Gallery at Texas Tech Univ. in Lubbock TX is looking to fill eight slots for the 2010-2011 academic year.

It’s affordable.  There is no entry fee, and works don’t even need to be framed, as the gallery itself is behind glass.  The competition will be stiff, but that’s to be expected, right?

What’s stopping you?   If you’re ready to test out your brand new artist packet from Photo III, here’s your chance:

SRO 2010 – 2011 Call for Entries — SRO Photo Gallery.

Get more details here.

DEADLINE: entries postmarked by March 21, 2011

PIEA Photo Competitions (for Students & Faculty)

December 11, 2010

The Photo Imaging Education Association section of Photo Marketing Association International announces: The 2011 PIEA International Student-Teacher Photo Competition and Exhibition.

As of November 1st, 2010 the 2011 contest has over US$246,000.00 in prizes donated by 53generous sponsors.

The top photographs will be exhibited at the PMA Imaging 2011 Convention in Las Vegas, NV USA September 8-10, 2011. Two 2011 PIEA International Traveling Photo Exhibitions will tour major conventions, schools, colleges and museums for three years in the USA, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and Canada. The top prize-winning images will be published in Photo Marketing Magazine.
DEADLINE: entries received by Dec 30.
Visit the website for more info and to download entry forms.

FESTIVUS @ Wall Eye Gallery

December 9, 2010

One of Andrew's pieces in Festivus

One of Alena's pieces for Festivus.

Andrew Elaban and Alena Reyes both have two pieces in the upcoming FESTIVUS exhibition at Wall Eye Gallery. The show runs for just two days, Fri & Sat, Dec 17 & 18.  All work is priced to move at $100 or less.  Learn more from Wall Eye Gallery’s website.

Another Blurb Discount

December 7, 2010

Save 20% off using promo code: BLURBDISCOUNT.  Offer expires Dec 31.

Equipment Return

December 6, 2010

Several of  you have equipment and other materials checked out that need to be returned by the end of the semester.  Bring anything you have on your scheduled Exam Day or before.

Call for Submissions at Tiffin University

December 3, 2010


The Diane Kidd Gallery of Tiffin University, in Tiffin, Ohio, seeks artwork that explores the connections between art and film. This may include work used for a film or video, work inspired by a film or video or the movie culture, or other interpretations of the connections. We also seek short original video works that will play on a loop in the gallery for the duration of the show. There will be a special screening night.

Using the Guidelines in the linked PDF , send submissions to ART:FILM | FILM:ART call, c/o Professor Lee Fearnside, Tiffin University, 155 Miami St, Tiffin, OH 44883. Any questions? Email

DEADLINE: entries must be received by Jan 14, 2011

Find out more by visiting:

Artists Fleeing New York City…

December 2, 2010

Katya Tepper is leaving NYC for Chicago next year. Maybe someone can sell her on Cleveland?

…because it’s too expensive.  Are they coming to Cleveland?  Crain’s New York Business thinks so.  Read the article that singles out Cleveland as an artist magnet through incentives like those offered in Collinwood.

CRR’s Party With LITERARY GREATS Book Launch!

December 1, 2010

The guy on the right is Bukowski. It's not supposed to be Alena and Linas.

Alena Reyes and Linas Vaitkus both have work included in the the upcoming Case Review.  Come to the Book Launch on Dec 2 at 5:30pm.  Word has it that Presti’s (Little Italy) is catering.

Check the Facebook event page here: Facebook | CRR’s Party With LITERARY GREATS Book Launch!

See CSU photo’s original announcement.