When Art Meets Social Justice: Centennial Salon on November 11

October 23, 2015 / No Comments

Alumni and friends are invited to a Centennial Salon Series event, “When Art Meets Social Justice,” on Wednesday, November 11, at 5:00 p.m. at the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) at 60 Cleveland Avenue in Columbus, Ohio. On the eve of the NASW Ohio Annual Conference, attende...

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Omid Tavakoli photograpy at the Mandel School Art Gallery

February 24, 2015 / No Comments

The current “Birds of Paradise” exhibit in the Mandel School Art Gallery is a series of photographs depicting free-floating female figures, clothed in alluring evening ware. The figures are centered in the middle of a black background, surrounded by brightly colored chakra streaks of ...

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Charity Thomas artist – exhibit at Mandel School Art Gallery

February 24, 2015 / No Comments

Her artwork gently expresses the mood of calmness and thoughtfulness.  The repetition and structure, creates a true complexity piece.  She tends to use a neutral color palette which enhances the harmonious use of texture on the surfaces.  “The work is labor intensive and tedious because I find th...

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Cleveland Mixed Media Artwork, The Angel House Project, Now on Exhibit

November 21, 2014 / No Comments

Now on display in the Mandel School Art Gallery, the Angel House Project debuted as part of the Slavic Village “Rooms to Let” event held in Cleveland on May 17, 2014, and was curated by Cleveland artist, James Jenkins.  For this Project, one photograph of a foreclosed or abandoned house fro...

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New Photography Exhibit at Mandel School Explores Images of Poverty

October 7, 2014 / No Comments

It was the images of poverty in rural Appalachia by photographers Billy Barnes, John Dominis and Andrew Stern that brought poverty to light as a major social problem facing a relatively affluent America of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Their photographs helped stir the American conscience to re...

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Painter, Mark Common oil paintings are on exhibit at Mandel School Art Gallery through September 2014

September 9, 2014 / No Comments

Mark’s oil paintings are all about the beauty in nature. He paints landscapes which include aspen trees, waterfalls, rivers, sandy cliffs, ponds and rock formations; he purposely omits living animals or human beings. I feel the genre of is painting style can be classified as hyper-realism w...

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Artist, Grace Wen, drawings and paintings are on exhibit at Mandel School Art Gallery through September 2014

September 9, 2014 / No Comments

Grace’s art work falls between realism and abstraction. The subject matter that she paints is important. She must have a personally connect to the subject she wants to represent. In other word, there must either be an emotional or psychological connection. She focuses in on the composition and co...

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Painter Hector Castellanos Lara on exhibit at Mandel School Art Gallery through September

September 5, 2014 / No Comments

Hector’s paintings are captivating images that are often abstract. His lively brush strokes and rich deep colors feel like the images burst off the canvas. “Flood 1 and Flood 2” are unique almost disassembled frame structures of houses floating in water. His works, “El Perro Rabioso y el Pato” an...

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“Atelier 252” Cleveland artists exhibit at Mandel School Art Gallery now through mid-August

June 30, 2014 / No Comments

“Atelier 252” is the name of a community of artists currently exhibiting their oil paintings at the Mandel School Art Gallery.  The 15 artists are connected to Cleveland, residing in and around the western side of Cleveland.  They are: Virginia M. Cascarilla, Nancy Spotts, Udella Spotts, Bitsy St...

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Cleveland artist Eileen Dorsey exhibits at Mandel School Art Gallery

May 16, 2014 / No Comments

Eileen is a painter with a keen sense of color and composition.   Oil paint is the medium she uses to paint her landscapes, which tend to be more an expression than an actual place.  She uses a palette knife over the canvas, to physically manipulate the thick oil paint that creates the dramatic t...

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Cleveland artist Melinda Placko, exhibits her new work during Women History Month, 2014 at The Mandel Art Gallery

April 2, 2014 / No Comments

  Melinda is an artist in every sense of the word.  She loves to draw, paint, and collage.  The variety of surfaces she works on include:  paper, wood, sidewalks and even viaducts.  Her work is inspired by subjects such as a city street, building, people and the sky.  She often works on five...

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Cleveland artist Bernadette Glorioso, exhibits new work during Women History Month, 2014 at The Mandel Art Gallery

April 2, 2014 / No Comments

Bernadette’s paintings are filled with human expression and passion.  In the painting, Mother  & Child, you experience the tender bonding by the loving embrace and expressions.  The warm burnt umber paint and the soft white cloth around the child, is not only striking by also creates a calmin...

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