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Peer Show Juried Exhibition at Cleveland Print Room

May 2, 2018
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CALL FOR ART
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.

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

ELIGIBILITY:

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 info@clevelandprintroom.com — 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:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5MIiTNiSr6VVWtVRE5mdEwzUlU/view?usp=sharing

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 emilie@clevelandprintroom.com.

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Michaels Frame Sale

April 18, 2018

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Spitball @ Cleveland Print Room features CSU photo Alumni

February 26, 2018
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Photo by Aja Grant

Spitball 
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.

Paid Summer Internship @ Cleveland Print Room

January 26, 2018

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This summer internship allows the intern to create video content for the Cleveland Print Room website that documents 35mm film processing (developing & printing), along with alternative photographic processes which will be posted on the internet to inform the public of photography processes that are offered as classes. These videos will be used by the organization for informational, marketing and promotional purposes. The intern will gain experience by providing instructional videos that will be used on digital platforms and social media. S/he will have the opportunity to write content related to the media postings. Additionally the intern will get an overview of what it is like to work within a non-profit start-up and practice everyday workflow and management strategies with the CPR team.

Skills: The intern is a talented videographer with experience shooting and editing video content. Experience with digital and analog photography is a plus. Intern will work with Operations Manager, who is a skilled photographer in creating the photographic content for the videos. Intern will work with the Executive Director, whose background in Marketing and Promotions to release content digitally. The intern will shadow staff so that s/he will experience the inner workings and everyday functions of the organization.

Projects Include:
– Create video content for the Cleveland Print Room to use in marketing materials
– Evaluate what digital and video content the Cleveland Print Room needs
– Film, edit, and prepare footage throughout the course of the summer

You can also earn CSU Internship credit. Contact Professor Mark Slankard, or the Jessica in the Dept. of Art & Design office to register if you’re accepted.

This position pays $12/hr, 28 hours a week for 9 weeks. In addition, you will receive a $580 stipend for completing the Arts Intern component of the program. To learn more, and to apply visit the Studio Institute website.

Taxel Image Group Seeking Photo Interns

November 6, 2017

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Taxel Image Group offers intern positions for college photography majors coordinated with the winter-spring, summer, and fall-winter terms.

The program is personalized, with a commitment of 10 – 20 hours per week for approximately 15 weeks.

Interns observe and participate in all aspects of the studio operation. Students come from Kent State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland Institute of Art, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio University, and other institutions, meeting the internship requirements of their curriculum.

There is no monetary compensations for this program.

Interviews for the internship are conducted year round. Students who are interested in this program can schedule an appointment by email or phone.

Please contact Anna Wallace-Birchler at 216-431-2400, anna@taxelimagegroup.com to schedule a time for an in person application and interview.

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Taxel Image Group’s studio.

Cleveland Print Room Exhibition

September 2, 2017

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Cleveland Print Room
Laura Ruth Bidwell and Lissa Rivera Joint Exhibition
Opening: Friday, Sep 8, 5-9pm
Gallery Talk: Saturday, Sep 9, 4-5:30pm

Cleveland Print Room is excited to host a joint exhibition featuring the Cleveland debut of internationally-shown, NYC-based artist Lissa Rivera, and new work by Cleveland artist Laura Ruth Bidwell.

“Beautiful Boy,” the ongoing project of Lissa Rivera, focuses, as she writes, “on my domestic partner as muse, documenting our exploration of femininity and the nuances of photography as a transformative medium. I am using photography as a testing ground for my partner, who is genderqueer, to visualize multiple feminine identities. The photographs provide a canvas to investigate the visual language of womanhood that I was raised with, and that my partner is only beginning to explore. Through watching movies, listening to music and viewing countless photographs, I‘ve absorbed an archive of techniques to share. The photographs recall childhood fantasies of dressing up, tapping into deep-seated narratives about desire, beauty, freedom and cultural taboo. Although our emotional relationship is private and real, we perform a romanticism that is obsessive and decadent. The fantasy of dressing up transforms the experience of being photographed into one that fuses identity-creation with image-creation.” Rivera is represented by ClampArt. For further information on Lissa Rivera, see http://www.lissarivera.com/

About her new work for this exhibition, from her Gratiot series, Laura Ruth Bidwell states, “GRATIOT is a name. A place. A state of mind. Gratiot is a photographic project based on the fictional lives of Charles and Victoire Chouteau Gratiot, immortals who have navigated and thrived by night, across three centuries.” For further information on Laura Ruth Bidwell, see  http://www.laurabidwell.com/

Please join us for the opening this September. The exhibition runs from September 8 to November 4.

 

 

Jonny Lyons at Cleveland Print Room

May 15, 2017

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Jonny Lyons: (Here Come) The Goloshans
Opening Reception: Friday, May 19, 5-8pm
Cleveland Print Room
2550 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

Visit the Facebook event page.

Come meet AIRconnect, international artist-in-residence, Jonny Lyons from Glasgow, Scotland and see what he has created during his stay in Cleveland. His work is a direct response from Lyons time in Cleveland, people he has met through street photography, walking the streets and the stories they have shared together. From this sculptural work, he has created and staged short performances within the Cleveland landscape documented with analogue photography.

He has worked at Cleveland Print Room, Zygote Press and Praxis.

Jonny’s practice explores the fragility of friendship and adventure through performances documented by photography and film. He often creates ingenious devices, or functioning sculptures, to execute his ‘hand-crafted mischief’ which are presented – having fulfilled their one purpose – as relics of the event, together with the photographic evidence. But the photographs are not simply documentation of a sequence of anarchic events. They fix the moment between ’cause’ and ‘effect’ and are imbued with wit, melancholy and the physical humour of early silent cinema. In carrying out these processes, collaborations and journeys Lyons attempts to reconcile reckless youth with the pressures of adulthood; these are snap-shots of ‘Lost Boys’ putting their most dangerous, outlandish ideas into practice and – one feels, with some luck – getting away with it.

Special thanks to the Ohio Arts Council for funding this pilot program that not only brings an artist from Scotland to Cleveland but also sends an Ohio artist to Dundee, Scotland for 6-weeks to work at Dundee Contemporary Arts in their amazing print shop. This May, artist Anna Tararova will head to Scotland. This program was also funded through our CPR FOTO BRUNCH fundraiser in Fall 2016. Thanks to all who attended.

Photorama Camera Show and Sale

May 6, 2017

 Photorama USA Camera Show and Sale  ~

 Sunday May 21st , 2017  ~

Cleveland  Richfield 
Camera Show and Sale
Days Inn & Suites Richfield
4742 Brecksville Rd , Richfield, OH 44286 
330-659-6151
OPEN TO PUBLIC 10-3pm
Admission $6/5 With Ad Students $2.00 w/ID
Photorama USA is coming to your town.

We have dealers from around the country selling new and used cameras – both digital and film. We have accessories, lenses, filters, film, medium and large format cameras. There is something for everyone in every price range.

Sign up for the mailing list and get in for $5 with coupon.

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Cleveland Print Room Call for Entries

May 1, 2017

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PEER SHOW CALL FOR ART

2017 Cleveland Print Room Juried Exhibition: THE PEER SHOW.

DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2017 at 7PM

The Cleveland Print Room is seeking photographic submissions for our THIRD juried exhibition, June 9 – July 16, to be judged by Alexandra Coon, Executive Director of Massillon Museum and Tom Huck, Art Curator at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

The Cleveland Print Room invites members and non-members to submit artwork for our 2017 juried exhibition, The Peer Show. 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.

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

ELIGIBILITY:
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 and the single fee covers one or two submissions. Drop off dates begin on Thursday, MAY 25 and runs until WEDNESDAY May 31 at 7PM. Artists whose work is in the show will be contacted by Friday June 2 at 2PM. Work not accepted MUST be picked up on Friday, June 3, Saturday June 4 noon to 5PM or on Sunday, June 4 11-2pm. All work must be hand-delivered to the Cleveland Print Room (unless submission is sent with a pre-paid return slip).

All work must be READY TO HANG from typical gallery picture hooks without needing special equipment and framed pieces should to be strung with picture wire. Presentation is important! 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: http://clevelandprintroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/EXHIBITION-ENTRY-FORM.pdf

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 been shown previously at the Cleveland Print Room.

All subject matter must be appropriate for public viewing.

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

Artists must 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 Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.

Black in America at Cleveland Museum of Art

March 16, 2017

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February 26 – July 30, 2017
Cleveland Museum of Art
Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery | Gallery 230

Louis Draper and Leonard Freed: Two photographers – one black, one white – look at life during the civil rights era. Both artists were incredibly talented formalists who put that skill at the service of expression. They also shared a goal: to create dignified depictions of African Americans that portrayed them not as victims or heroes but as individuals.