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Peer Show Juried Exhibition at Cleveland Print Room

May 2, 2018
2018 Cleveland Print Room Juried Exhibition: THE PEER SHOW.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, May 29 at 6pm.

The Cleveland Print Room is seeking photographic submissions for our juried exhibition, June 8 – July 28, to be judged this year by Jennifer Coleman, The George Gund Foundations’s Senior Program Officer for the Arts, and Lillian Kuri, Cleveland Foundation’s Vice President of Strategic Grantmaking, Arts & Urban Design Initiatives.

This is a unique opportunity for photographic artists to exhibit their work and receive substantial exposure in Cleveland’s only dedicated photographic art gallery, community darkroom, educational center, and studio workspace. Over 30 selected works will be exhibited in our gallery, with a top prize of $300 to be awarded. All selections and cash awards will be made at the discretion of the jurors and will be final.

Best of Show: $300
Best B&W: $150
Best Color: $150
Best Alt Process: $150
Director’s Award: $100


Artists must be at least 16 years of age and reside in the US or Canada.

An entry fee of $30 for CPR members or $35 for non-members is payable upon submission of works. Artists may submit up to two (2) pieces of original art in any photographic medium, analog or digital. Entry fees are non-refundable.

We prefer to judge entries in person as they would be presented in our gallery, so all work from entrants residing within 50 miles must hand-deliver their submissions to the Cleveland Print Room. All others should send high quality digital images (.jpg or .png) with filenames including the artist name and title of the work along with their completed entry form to info@clevelandprintroom.comEntry fees may also be paid via PayPal to — PLEASE SPECIFY “PEER SHOW” in the Note field.

Work drop-off dates are Thursday, MAY 24, 12 to 6pm; Friday, MAY 25, 12 to 6pm; Saturday, MAY 26, 12-5pm; Tuesday, MAY 29, 12 to 6pm; and Wednesday, MAY 30, 3 to 6pm.

Artists whose work has been judged into the show will be contacted by midnight of Friday June 1.

Work not accepted MUST be picked up on Saturday June 2, 10am to 2pm; Sunday, June 3, 12 to 3pm; or Tuesday, June 5, noon to 6pm.

***All work must be READY TO HANG from typical gallery picture hooks without needing special equipment, and framed pieces should be strung with picture wire. Presentation is important! Please do not use cheap plastic frames with keyhole or sawtooth hangers on the back. CPR reserves the right to refuse artwork that is NOT ready to hang.***

Artists must complete a two-part entry form, one part to be attached to the work, and one part given to CPR at drop-off time. The entry form can be found here:

Work exceeding 36 inches in any dimension may be excluded due to space restrictions. Work may not exceed seventy pounds in weight.

All work must be original, executed within the last 5 years, and not have been exhibited previously at the Cleveland Print Room.

All subject matter must be appropriate for all-ages public viewing.

Entries must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

Entrants grant permission for Cleveland Print Room to use their images and information in promotional materials.

Cleveland Print Room will retain a 40% commission from works sold. In the event of a sale, the artist will be notified at the closing of the exhibition and mailed a check for 60% of the sale within 30 days.

For further information, please contact Emilie at


Michaels Frame Sale

April 18, 2018

20180418_12AM_FRAMES_US_02aJust in time for the Student Art Show: Michaels is having a sale on frames up to 60% off. Click to view online , or visit a NEO store.Screen Shot 2018-04-18 at 8.44.31 AM




How Obsessive Artists Colorize Old Photos

April 17, 2018


Photographer’s Forum Contest

April 13, 2018

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Early Deadline: April 13, 2018
Entry as low as $1.95 / photo
Win Prizes, Get Published

Click here to learn more and apply.

Student Art Show Call for Entries

March 28, 2018

Call for Entries: The 47th Annual Student Art Show
Opening Reception: May 4, 2018

2018 Call for Entries -Galleries CSU

Drop Off:
Wed, April 25th  & Thu, April 26th
10am – 4pm at the Galleries at CSU,
Located at 1307 Euclid Ave. (Use Side Entrance Off E. 13th)


  • All CSU Students Are Eligible, including ART major, non-ART majors, Project 60, undergrad or graduate students
  • Each student may submit up to 4 pieces made in the past year
  • Any medium, size, or subject matter
  • All works should be matted, framed, & ready to install
  • Please have title, medium, & sale price (if applicable) available at drop off
  • Any works sold will be sold as displayed

Download PDF of poster: 2018 Call for Entries -Galleries CSU

CSU Student Shows Postcard Competition

March 20, 2018

Call for Entries:

The Galleries at CSU are looking for post-card images to announce the 47th Student Show and Merit Scholar Exhibition.

Deadline: April 6, 2018 @ 7pm
Submissions should be emailed to r.thurmer@csuohio and
Or, drop it off in the gallery.

Submit in one of the following formats: jpeg, pdf, or illustrator file

This contest is open to all eligible participants — the winner gets a $50 gift certificate.
Submissions may be of existing work and are not required to be designed specifically for the postcard. The image can be something that already exists. It is not limited to a particular medium. It can be a photograph, drawing, print, graphic design, etc.

The Galleries will take care of the text and design on the back of the post card that lists exhibition details.

The submission is not required to have text but if it does, the text is limited to the following words: The 47th Student Show and 2018 Merit Scholar Exhibition

University Hospitals Unpaid Summer Internship

March 19, 2018

UH art program

Provider: University Hospitals Art Department

Address: 11100 Euclid Ave., Wearn B-14, Cleveland, OH 44106

Contact: Thomas Huck, Art Curator
Phone: 216-844-6086 (office)

Number requested: 2

Hours available: Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm; flexible

University Hospitals’ Fine Arts Program was established in 1988 to support the acquisition of art for UH’s public spaces. Twenty-five years later, UH is home to roughly 2,200 original works of art by regional, national and international artist. The collection ranges from works on paper (paintings, drawings and photographs) to ceramics, glass, textiles, and various sculptural media. With the collection, the intent is to foster a comfortable, healing environment for patients and their families, as well as a stimulating workplace for UH’s many employees.

Art Department Associates will assist with general maintenance and management of the art collection. This will include upkeep of artwork currently on display throughout UH’s Main Campus facilities located directly across from Case Western. Associates will assist with bi-monthly exhibitions featured in the Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery, located on Main Campus. Another key responsibility will involve behind-the-scenes collections management. In this capacity, Associates will, for example, assist with: research on artwork and artists, registration, data entry, creating didactics, filing and shipping and receiving.

The Ideal Candidate:
Current enrollment in or recent graduate from a Program in Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Studio Art or related field; curatorial and/or registrar experience; skilled researcher and writer; passion and respect for the arts; advanced visual arts knowledge; good work ethic, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn; efficient filing and data entry skills; keen attention to detail; computer and general technical proficiency; reliable transportation.

Download Internship Listing: UH Art Dept Unpaid INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY job description

Blurb 40% Discount

March 19, 2018

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Just in time for ART 432’s book project ordering schedule – blurb is offering a 40% discount on Photo Books until March 22 at 11:59pm.


Spitball @ Cleveland Print Room features CSU photo Alumni

February 26, 2018

Photo by Aja Grant

Cleveland Print Room
Opening reception Friday, March 2 @ 5pm

Spitball was Co-curated by the Loop’s Kory Gasser and CPR’s Shari Wilkins, Spitball features photographers age 30 and under.

The exhibition features CSU photo alumni, including Aja Grant, Alena Rosa Reyes and Anna Tararova. Other artists include Matt Beckwith, Kat Cade, Melissa Sue Jeffrey, Herald Martin, Jesse Mervis,  Jamie Richey, Alison Scarpulla, Melissa Schwachenwald Raymond Scott, Manda Specht, Kate Sweeney, Chad Tindel, and Jessica Will.

Come out an support young photographic artists like yourselves. Say you’re going on the Facebook event page.

CSU Photo Alumnus Featured in Magazine

February 20, 2018


CSU photo’s own Omid Tavakoli’s art work is featured in the current issue of Around Kent. Omid studied Art History and Photography at CSU. He sold many of the pieces in his Merit Scholar Exhibition to President Berkman and the Mandel Foundation and won the Best of Photography Award. More about that here and here.


After graduation, Omid did one year at Cleveland Institute of Art tuition free on the CSU-CIA Post Baccalaureate Program. He is currently doing an MFA at Kent State University.