Jan
11
5:00 PM17:00

Gimme Shelter: An Invitational Show

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A house is much more than four walls and a roof.

As the house is a potent symbol in contemporary society, the Print Room asked select artists to reflect and convey the full range of the human experience that the home represents by creating a piece for this January exhibition. 

In the essay, "House and Home," Michael Rooks writes, "Home, as they say, is where the heart lies, and so while one may live in a house, it may or may not be one's home. The home is more of an abstract idea of a place of belonging, be it a physical structure, a community, a nation, or a continent. Home can be the sea, the mountains, or the Great Plains, or it may be an ideology or a discipline like artistic practice…The idea of home is a basic element of identity, representing one's personal credo perhaps more unequivocally than any statement of religious belief. It is both idiosyncratic and idiomatic, thus conjuring images and meanings that are, as with the word house, both personal and shared. Indeed, it is the poetic opacity of these words that engenders associations and invokes feelings such as comfort, happiness, pleasure, affectation, fear, nostalgia, familiarity, well-being, and many others…”

Please join us for the opening reception for Gimme Shelter, FREE and open to the public, from 5-8pm, on Friday, January 11.

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Jan
24
5:00 PM17:00

CPR Members Show at University Hospitals Reception

Cleveland Print Room Members Show
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
January 15 – March 11, 2019

This show is open exclusively to current and new members of the Cleveland Print Room. This juried show will be exhibited at University Hospital’s Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery. The jurors are artist Hilary Gent, owner of Hedge Gallery and Steven D. Standley, Chief Administrative Officer, University Hospitals Health System, Inc. 

Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery is located at UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
The gallery is on the first floor of the Humphrey Building (adjacent to the Lerner Tower main entrance)

The opening reception for the show will be Thursday, January 24 from 5 to 7pm.

Information on how to enter here.

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Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

Darkroom Orientation

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All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP here.

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Dec
10
12:01 AM00:01

Call for Art: Cleveland Print Room Members Show at University Hospitals -- Submission deadline, Midnight, December 10, 2018

Call to Artists:

Cleveland Print Room Members Show

January 15 – March 11, 2019

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

 

Eligibility:

This show is open exclusively to current and new members of the Cleveland Print Room. This juried show will be exhibited at University Hospital’s Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery. The jurors are artist Hilary Gent, owner of Hedge Gallery and Steven D. Standley, Chief Administrative Officer, University Hospitals Health System, Inc. 

 

All members may submit up to four original photographic works for this exhibition. Non-members who are interested in participating in this special UH exhibition may join at our standard rates (Individual: $35; Student: $20; Individual+1: $50; Family: $75; Friend of CPR: $100; CPR Sponsor: $250) when submitting online. There is a $15 entry fee for each work entered. Due to the large gallery space with a high ceiling atrium like setting, larger format photo submissions are encouraged.

Entry form can be found here: https://www.clevelandprintroom.com/exhibition-submission

Entries must be received by midnight, Monday, December 10. Artists who have had work accepted into the show will be notified on December 12.

Requirements of work submitted:

·      Metal frames (white, silver or black only) OR wooden frames

·      No wires attached

·      D rings will be put on at UH. All work will be hung from the gallery hanging system

·      Standard white mats only

·      Plexiglass preferred

·      No work can be more than 4” from the wall and cannot weigh more than 75lbs.

·      UH Art Curator Tom Huck has final say on all accepted work

·      Title, size, medium and price must be listed with each entry. Please indicate if NFS

·      Minimum size of work must be 17 inches square

·      Work should preferably be for sale (a 40% commission will be retained from work sold).

Drop accepted work off at Cleveland Print Room Sunday, January 13 from 12 to 4pm, or Monday, January 14 from 4 to 8pm. 

Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery is located at UH Cleveland Medical Center

11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

The gallery is on the first floor of the Humphrey Building (adjacent to the Lerner Tower main entrance)

The opening reception for the show will be Thursday, January 24 from 5 to 7pm.

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UH Gallery West View, Lighting and Hanging System

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Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Polaroid Lift Workshop

In this popular workshop, you will learn the art of making Polaroid transfers and lifts. A Polaroid lift (or emulsion transfer) is when the emulsion layer is removed from a sheet of instant film and then transferred to a different surface. Class participants can take turns with a Polaroid Land camera to turn these photos into effective lifts of their own artwork. We will also be using the Impossible Project Lab so that you can also make transfers using images from your smart phone.

With the Impossible Project Lab, we will be developing real photos from your smartphone screen. By downloading the free Impossible app, you will be able to connect your device to the Instant Lab Universal, so you can make real photos step-by-step. Once your real instant photo is ready, use the App’s built-in scanner to transfer it onto your digital device and have it transfer in physical form to an actual Polaroid photograph!

The Instant Lab Universal works on devices with a high-resolution display (approx. 300 PPI - pixels per inch) that are running Apple iOS 8 and up, or Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and up.

Once we have the images from the Lab or Polaroid camera you will be shown the proper steps to remove your artwork from its film backing and transfer it to a solid surface.

We will have mugs, ornaments, and watercolor paper to use, but please feel free to bring one object/material along if you have something that you would like to personally adhere the lift to.

This is a great opportunity to make unique, handmade gifts for the coming holidays!

The cost of the workshop is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. You will receive four lifts with a $5 cost for each additional transfer.

Register here.

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Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

2018 Members Showcase: Off the Wall Opening

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This show is open exclusively to current members of the Cleveland Print Room. This is a free, non-juried exhibition to showcase the work of our valued members.

We will hang submissions from our members in a lively, festive salon-style show that is truly a feast for the eyes! The works represented will come from a vast array of styles and photographic techniques; we again expect anything from 35mm B&W to 19th-century collodion, Cyanotype, VanDyke Brown, and salt-print techniques to photogravure, pinhole, and the latest museum-quality digital prints, plus everything in between. Our members are known for their alternative process works. There will be something for everyone!  

Join us at our opening reception on Friday, November 30, from 5PM to 8PM.

The exhibition will be up through December 15, including both Saturday and Sunday December 1 & 2 during the ArtCraft Building Holiday Sale.

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Nov
24
to Nov 25

Wet Plate Collodion Portrait Session

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The Cleveland Print Room is bringing the historic process of wet plate collodion tintype/ambrotype portraiture back to Cleveland by popular demand! Local artists Greg Martin and Matt Beckwith will create photographs for two days only.

Cleveland artist/designer Greg Martin will be taking portraits by appointment only. Greg has been practicing the art and craft of wet plate collodion for the past 10 years. His award-winning work has been exhibited in numerous shows throughout Northeast Ohio, and has been featured in the Plain Dealer. 

Cleveland artist Matt Beckwith, who has been working in wet plate collodion for the last ten years, will team up with Martin to create portraits again this year.

Portraits for individuals and couples start at just $75. For more information, call Shari at 216 401-5981. Sittings available on Saturday during the hours of 10am to 6pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm and are booked on a first come basis.

Feel free to bring in any props or costumes that you wish. Also, you may create or design a still life or spirit picture that Greg can photograph during your appointed time.

We are NOW SCHEDULING times for the shoot. If you are interested in setting up session please call at 216 401-5981. Limited availability.

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Nov
17
to Nov 24

Call For Art: Off the Wall Members Showcase

Drop-off of Work: Saturday, November 17, noon-5pm; Tuesday & Wednesday, November 20 & 21, noon-6pm; or Saturday, November 24, noon-5pm.

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CALL FOR ART-- OFF THE WALL 

2018 Members Showcase: Off The Wall

The Cleveland Print Room is seeking member submissions for our 2018 Members Showcase: Off The Wall, opening Friday, November 30 and showing through Saturday, December 15, highlighting the work of the valued members of our organization.

ELIGIBILITY
This show is open exclusively to current members of the Cleveland Print Room. This is a free, non-juried exhibition to showcase our members’ work.

All members may submit up to two original photographic works for this exhibition. Non-members who are interested in participating in the Members Showcase may join at our standard membership rates (Individual: $35; Student: $20; Individual+one: $50; Family: $75; Friend of CPR: $100; CPR Sponsor: $250) when dropping off work for the show.

“OFF THE WALL”
The show title explains the manner in which the work will be sold during the exhibit. Each member is asked to submit one or two photographic pieces. At least one will be hung and when one work sells, the second piece will be added to the gallery walls for sale. The weekend of the opening is the ArtCraft Building Holiday Sale. During this once-a-year event, we open our doors at the Print Room to over one thousand art patrons hoping to find that special piece for the holidays. Thus, we will be selling members’ work directly off the walls.

SCHEDULE
Drop-off of Work: Saturday, November 17, noon-5pm; Tuesday & Wednesday, November 20 & 21, noon-6pm; or Saturday, November 24, noon-5pm.

Exhibition Dates: November 30 - December 15, 2018
Opening Night Reception: Friday, November 30, 2018, 5-8 pm.

Pick up unsold work: Saturday, December 15, 12 to 5 pm OR on Sunday, December 16, 12 to 3pm. ALL WORK MUST BE PICKED UP BY DECEMBER 16, 2018. Cleveland Print Room will not be responsible for any work left after that date.

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
All current members of the Cleveland Print Room are eligible to submit two original photographs for this exhibition.
• Work must be delivered during the above-listed dates
• Please complete Members Showcase Entry Forms, or fill one out at time of drop-off.
• One half of the form must be attached to your work and the other handed to the CPR representative upon drop-off.
• Each entrant must sign & date a CPR Artist’s Agreement form.
• Participants may join or renew upon drop-off if they do not have a current membership and will be allowed at that time to submit their work for this exhibition. Please be prepared to complete a membership form and provide a check or credit card information for membership fee if this is the case.
• Entry forms for this exhibition can be found here: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1c5D_TmEXkW0BCPy3s_k56nvRrTq51zyW/view?usp=sharing
An exhibition agreement must also be signed, which can be found here: 
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1kxDtZtQzQHnn_4z4sO0CNof-QjpWbqPjywUCKnGT8rQ

WORKS ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBITION:
Work accepted for exhibition must meet the following criteria:
• Have been created within the last 5 years.

• *****All works must be properly framed and securely wired, ready for hanging via wire ONLY.***** Please also submit your work in some kind of protective enclosure – for example, bubblewrap or brown wrapping paper.

• Cannot exceed 24” x 24” including framing and mounting. 
• Be clearly labeled with a completed and attached Members Showcase Entry Form.
• Preferably be for sale. CPR will retain 30% commission from works sold. Artists’ checks will be mailed within 30 days after the exhibition closes.
• Must arrive no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2018.
Please contact Shari with any issues about these requirements.

FINAL DECISIONS:
Decisions made by CPR concerning eligibility are final. CPR reserves the right to refuse any artwork due to content, any work it considers too fragile or heavy to exhibit, or that has extraordinary installation requirements. Prior to submission, please address eligibility questions to info@clevelandprintroom.com

PICKUP OF UNSOLD ARTWORK AFTER EXHIBIT:
• Unsold work MUST BE PICKED UP during designated pick-up days: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12 to 5 pm OR on Tuesday, January 8 through Thursday, January 10, 2019, 12 to 6pm. ALL WORK MUST BE PICKED UP BY JANUARY 10, 2019.

• All works not retrieved by January 10, 2019 are subject to disposal at the discretion of CPR including public auction or donation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
If you have any questions or need further assistance please contact Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.
If you are unsure about the status of your membership or if you have any questions about the benefits of CPR membership or joining, again please contact Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.

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Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

April Bleakney & Anna Tararova Artist Talk and Pop-Up Exhibition

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AIR/connect exchange artists, Anna Tararova and April Bleakney lead a talk about their residency at Dundee Contemporary Arts Print Shoppe in Scotland. Join us for this evening talk as we hear about the work they created in Scotland, their project inspiration during their residencies, and Scottish culture. 

The pop-up exhibition featuring April and Anna's work will be on display until Saturday, November 25 at 5pm.

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Nov
3
to Nov 10

Pop-up workshop! Van Dyke Brown on Handmade Paper

Registration ends Wednesday, Oct 31!

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The Morgan Conservatory & Cleveland Print Room are hosting our first-ever workshop collaboration!

Pull sheets of handmade paper at the Morgan (Sat/Sun November 3-4) and bring them to the Print Room (Sat, November 10) to create photographic images using the Van Dyke Brown process.

Students may sign up for an individual workshop or for both.
- Receive a 15% discount when you register for both workshops

Learn more and sign-up:

Paper Making or BOTH classes register Here.

Vandyke Brown class ONLY register Here.

Papermaking with Purpose at The Morgan Conservatory:

November 3-4, 10AM-4PM

In this two-day workshop, you will learn every step of the papermaking process as well as painting with many thin layers of finely beaten cotton pulp. You will pigment fiber and form sheets of abaca as the canvas for pulp paintings. With the sheet still in the mould and deckle, you will paint and stencil using colored cotton mixed with formation aid, overlapping and mixing pigmented fiber to create atmospheric, watercolor-like papers as well as graphic artworks. No prior experience required.


Van Dyke Brown Process at Cleveland Print Room:

November 10, 11AM-3:30PM

The Van Dyke Brown process, invented in 1889, yields a tonal, rich brown print when contact printed using a UV light source. Students will learn to coat papers as well as exposing, processing, and manipulation of prints in this one day workshop. Negatives printed on transparency paper are typically used to create work. Further manipulation can be achieved by incorporating various mediums like watercolor, pastel, or colored pencil once the prints are dry.
Registered students should email emilie@clevelandprintroom.com any images (up to 6) that they would like as negatives. Students should bring objects (think photogram) and any additional negatives. In addition, text may be incorporated into prints through handwriting or printed text on transparency paper.

Papers, chemistry and transparencies (six images per student) will be included in the cost of the class. Watercolors, colored pencils and pastels will also be available for student use.

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Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Darkroom Orientation

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All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP to info@clevelandprintroom.com or here.

**Please specify on the registration form which day you are choosing.**

Sign up now!

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Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Pinhole Workshop

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Our pinhole workshop returns! In this workshop you'll build pinhole cameras, take photographs with them, then develop and print the photos in the darkroom. Instruction by Cleveland artist Michael Loderstedt.

No photographic experience necessary -- All equipment & materials will be supplied. 

Family Friendly!

Cost: CPR Members -- $35
Non-Members -- $40

Limited space available for this workshop -- please email emilie@clevelandprintroom.com with any questions.

Register here.

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Oct
6
1:00 PM13:00

Fall Lumen Print Workshop

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Lumen Prints are photograms created by placing plants directly on photographic paper and placing in the sun to develop. The colors in the resulting print depend on the plant, humidity, ambient temperature, duration and intensity of the sunlight as well as the type of paper used. You will have an opportunity to try several different papers and learn how to make the prints permanent once they have been exposed. Some botanical materials will be supplied by the instructor, but students are encouraged to bring plants, flowers, negatives/transparecies and any other materials they wish to experiment with along to use in the class. Found foliage and leaves would make wonderful fall-themed artwork.

This is an all ages workshop.

Register here.

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Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Darkroom Orientation

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All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP to info@clevelandprintroom.com or here.

**Please specify on the registration form which day you are choosing.**

Sign up now!

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Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

Film & Darkroom Basics Workshop

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This class is for anyone who needs instruction on getting started with hand-processing and printing B&W film, or for those who would like a refresher course after a long absence from darkroom work.

This course is a comprehensive, intensive one-day course.

The session will cover B&W film developing and printing contact sheets of the negatives, plus printing photos from negatives in the darkroom.

Students should bring TWO rolls of shot standard B&W film to the class -- preferably 24-exposure rolls of the same 35mm film. 

Students will also need to bring a package of photographic paper. Participants can bring lunch or take a lunch break in the neighborhood. Please call with any questions.

Cost for this course, limited to 8 participants, is:

$125.00 for Print Room members
$135.00 for non-members

Artist, Michael Loderstedt, holds a BFA in Printmaking from East Carolina University and an MFA from Kent State University. CPR’s new Operations Assistant for the Cleveland Print Room, Michael Loderstedt is a Professor Emeritus of Kent State University where he also served as their Interim Director of the School of Art. 

Please contact emilie@clevelandprintroom.com or call (216) 802-9441 with questions.

Register here.

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Sep
15
11:30 AM11:30

Ramos, Rubi, Serra: Creative Fusion Alum Artist Talk

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Join us as we welcome back Creative Fusion Alumni Sandra Ramos, Pilar Rubi and Pablo Serra to the Cleveland Print Room.

During the Fall of 2014, Chilean artist, Pablo Serra spent three months in Cleveland, making many new friends during his stay. His culminating exhibition, You Will Find Luck When You Go Home featured multiple mediums. He will speak about his work and his new series, Ancien Regime which features pieces created from photographic source material of weapons that were handmade in prisons in Chile.

For Cuban artist Sandra Ramos, art can be leveraged as an act of resistance and a form or free expression in places where the state controls the press and access to information. Ramos said, "For me it has been important to my art to communicate those things that usually you cannot see in the official press or in the official information in Cuba." CPR hosted Ramos in Spring and Fall of 2017 and are excited to have her back to talk about her work.

Bolivian-born, Cuba-based photographer Pilar Rubi will visit Cleveland for the third time since her initial visit in Spring 2017. Rubi, whose stunning B&W photographs capture the essence of Cuban daily life has been focusing on wet plate collodion and instant photography as of late. Connecting with local photographers, Greg Martin and Matthew Beckwith to create images, we look forward to seeing Pilar’s new work.

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Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

Embargo: The Work of Furman, Serra Marino, Ramos, & Rubi

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Embargo will feature the works of Ukrainian Photojournalist, Alexey Furman, Chilean Artist, Pablo Serra Marino, Cuban Artist, Sandra Ramos and Bolivian-born, Cuban photographer, Pilar Rubi. 

Past Cleveland Foundation Creative Fusion artists, Serra Marino, Ramos, and Pilar will show works created in the last few years and the exhibition will feature new pieces.

Ukrainian freelance photojournalist, Alexey Furman, who pursued his Master’s degree at Missouri School of Journalism on a Fulbright scholarship, has been photographing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Recent Grand Prize Winner of IAFOR Documentary Photography Award for his project Life After Injury, the Print Room will show work held in the collection of Nigel Maister of Rochester, New York.

2014 Creative Fusion Alumni, Pablo Serra Marino will return to Cleveland in August to create work for this special exhibition.

2017 Creative Fusion Artist, Sandra Ramos is a visual artist from Cuba known for her surrealist expression of her relationship to Cuba’s political and social situation. Ramos’ recent work will be featured in this show.

2017 Creative Fusion Photographer, Pilar Rubi, uses both digital and wet plate processes to create her work. Teaming up with local artist, Greg Martin, in wet plate, Rubi will be creating new work.

Photo credit: Alexey Furman

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Sep
1
11:00 AM11:00

Darkroom Orientation

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All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP to info@clevelandprintroom.com or here.

**Please specify on the registration form which day you are choosing.**

Sign up now!

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Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

Through the Lens: Teen Institute Exhibition

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Cleveland Print Room's Teen Institute Presents an exhibition of Instant Foto (IF) and Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age on Thursday, August 9 from 6 to 8p.m. This show features work by students from the City of Cleveland's Collinwood Recreation Center and Cudell Fine Arts, along with Lincoln West High School students at Cleveland’s premiere center for the photographic arts.

The show will feature new student work from CPR’s summer programming. Teen Institute classes focus on mastery of photographic skills, techniques, and concepts, along with visual literacy as its base. Students' work will be displayed and available for sale. 

Thanks to the Cleveland Foundation & Fowler Family Foundation for their support. We also appreciate continued sponsorship from Lomography NYC and Unique Photo.

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Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Cyanotype Workshop

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Cyanotype is a traditional blueprint process that creates vivid prints in pure Prussian blue. During this afternoon workshop, students will learn the process from start to finish. Our studio library will be utilized, mixed media will be explored, and students will create a series of cyanotype prints.


This workshop is taught by Melinda Placko, a working artist at the Hildebrandt Artist Collective, and a teaching artist at Art House Inc. Placko has her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her artwork combines drawing, painting, collage and cyanotype.

Register here.

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Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Pinhole Workshop

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Our pinhole workshop returns! In this workshop you'll build pinhole cameras, take photographs with them, then develop and print the photos in the darkroom. Instruction by Cleveland artist Michael Loderstedt.

No photographic experience necessary -- All equipment & materials will be supplied. 

Family Friendly!

Cost: CPR Members -- $35
Non-Members -- $40

Limited space available for this workshop -- please email emilie@clevelandprintroom.com or click here to reserve your spot.

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Jul
14
to Jul 22

Cleveland Print Room at the CAN Triennial

Cleveland Print Room
at the CAN Triennial
Booth No. 14

Artists:
Aja Grant
Lori Kella
Michael Loderstedt
Greg Martin
Arnold Tunstall

Hours:
Sat-Sun July 14, 15…12:00 to 6:00
Sat-Sun July 21, 22…12:00 to 6:00
and during the Third Friday Artwalk
Friday, July 20th…5:00 to 9:00

The Cleveland Print Room is a nonprofit community darkroom, education center, workspace, and dedicated photographic gallery. Through advocacy we advance the art and appreciation of the photographic image by providing affordable access to our darkroom, exhibitions, educational programming, and collaborative community outreach. The greatest strength of our organization is the creation of innovative programming and exhibitions that bring forward ideas, issues, and perspectives relevant to our times.

The Cleveland Print Room is representing artists Aja Grant, Lori Kella, Michael Loderstedt, Greg Martin, and Arnold Tunstall.

Emerging artist Aja Grant is a photographer documenting the corners of Cleveland, looking at how this city has shaped our relationships: inviting people to think about relationships with the self and their surroundings, manipulating the environment in a positive sense.

Lori Kella is an artist who explores historical, environmental, and personal connections to the land by creating artificial landscapes and photographing them to reveal hidden narratives and uncanny views of commonplace scenes.

Michael Loderstedt works to reveal histories, geographies and habitats of this region with new photographs examining Cleveland’s uneasy relationship with its boundary waters. In a series of recent work entitled Dark Waters, Loderstedt photographs at night with homemade film cameras and digital cameras mounted with vintage lenses.

Clevelander Greg Martin is an artist and designer who has been using the historic wet plate collodion photo process as a means of artistic exploration and creative expression for the past fifteen years. His fascination with the cityscapes of Cleveland has manifested itself in a series of images exploring the city he loves. Martin’s recent work pushes the boundaries of this challenging medium, using it in ways that exploit its specific attributes, nuances and inherent difficulties, and celebrating its sculptural qualities to address contemporary issues and push its aesthetic into new and unexplored regions.

In his current work, Arnold Tunstall explores the glut of imagery that we encounter daily, and how we process and order this visual language. He also continues to be fascinated by black and white film and the resulting surreal or theatrical quality that is often heightened when we see the world in monochrome.

Check out everything about CAN Triennial:

https://www.cantriennial.org/art/gallery-pavilion

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Jul
14
11:00 AM11:00

Darkroom Orientation

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All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP to info@clevelandprintroom.com or here.

**Please specify on the registration form which day you are choosing.**

Sign up now!

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Jul
11
4:30 PM16:30

Teen Institute Portfolio Building Workshop

This workshop is for any students and their families interested in applying for Cleveland Print Room's Teen Institute POV: Photo Visionary Mastery Program. At this event, CPR staff will be present to assist with any questions pertaining to portfolios or applications that you may have. 

Please feel free to come any time between 4:30 and 7:30 pm. 

If you have any immediate questions about the application process or if you would like more information about Teen Institute programs, please don't hesitate to send us an email at info@clevelandprintroom.com or call Shari at 216-401-5981.

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Nature Walk Photo Adventure with Michael Loderstedt

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Join photographer Michael Loderstedt for a hands-on photo shoot while walking around the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve. We'll begin at the Cleveland Print Room, where Michael will share his tips for setting up your camera to photograph wildlife with a short presentation, then we'll head out into the field with hopes to see migrating birds and other residents of this unique urban Metropark. Dress for the weather, wear hiking boots and bring your camera with telephoto lens or a pair of binoculars. Instructional Fee: $10

Call 216-401-5981 to reserve your spot or purchase your tickets here. (15 student maximum)

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Jun
30
12:00 PM12:00

Free Digital Portraits at the Waterloo Arts Festival

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Join the Cleveland Print Room’s Teen Institute’s Digital Storytelling Workshop as they take portraits for free at Bridget Caswell’s studio above Waterloo Arts this Saturday from noon to 2pm during the Waterloo Arts Festival. Participants will receive digital file of portrait. Thanks to our program sponsors: The Cleveland Foundation, Char & Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, the Callahan Foundation and The George Gund Foundation.

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Jun
25
6:30 PM18:30

Teen Institute Informational Workshop

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Come learn about Cleveland Print Room's Teen Institute and our youth photography programs! This informational meeting for parents and students will focus on our POV Arts Mastery program that begins this Fall. Join us for pizza and photography.

Teen Institute’s POV is open to 35 motivated students to advance their photography skills and develop an awareness of the creative and professional possibilities in the field. These self-selected students learn the skill of mastering photography by investing the time necessary to build the skill set that lets them create photos with confidence and proficiency. 

POV is a yearlong after school program that meets once a week for 2-1/2 hours and provides students with guidance from some of Cleveland’s best teaching artists; field trips to museums, galleries, and studios; college prep workshops; pre-professional assignments; mentorships in the field; community panel discussions, artist talks and full access to CPR's facilities. The curriculum provides students with in-depth study of photography genres, including self-portraiture, documentary, photojournalism, personal vision, and studio work. All aspects are intended to encourage and inspire students to further express and strengthen their artistic voices. At the completion of the program, students will have created an extensive portfolio in film and digital, including an artist's statement and resume, and participate in a gallery exhibition. This program is best suited for students looking to pursue photography further in college and/or as a career, however dedicated hobbyists are welcome. Interested students must submit a portfolio and written application by July 15, 2018. For further information, or to receive an application, please email emilie@clevelandprintroom.com or call Shari at 216-401-5981.

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Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Darkroom Orientation-FULL

This class is FULL! Check out the orientation July 14!

All new members must attend one of our basic B&W darkroom orientation sessions before using the darkroom facilities on their own. Non-members can come see how the process works. 

These orientation sessions are limited to a class size of 8 attendees. Class lasts just over an hour. This orientation is FREE.

Please RSVP to info@clevelandprintroom.com or here.

**Please specify on the registration form which day you are choosing.**

Sign up now!

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Jun
8
5:00 PM17:00

The Peer Show: Annual Juried Exhibition Opening

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2018 Cleveland Print Room Juried Exhibition: THE PEER SHOW.

The Cleveland Print Room will have the opening reception for its juried show, Friday, June 8 from 5 to 9PM, to be judged this year by Jennifer Coleman, Gund Foundations’s Senior Program Officer for the Arts and Lillian Kuri, Cleveland Foundation’s Vice President of Strategic Grantmaking, Arts & Urban Design Initiatives. 

The Cleveland Print Room invites members and non-members to submit artwork for our 2018 juried exhibition, The Peer Show. 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.

The awards for: Best of Show: $300, Best B&W: $150, Best Color: $150, Best Alt Process: $150, and Director's Award: $100 will be awarded at 6:30PM

For further information, please contact Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.

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Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Double Exposure Workshop

Come learn to create intriguing multiple exposure instant photographs with CPR's resident teacher Michael Loderstedt. This class will guide you through using the Lomography Instax-Wide camera's MX function, applying superimposition effects onto a single image. Combine portraits, landscapes, patterns- the possibilities are endless. Fee includes hands-on instruction, use of a Lomo camera and studio lighting, and 20 pieces of Instax film. Bring your favorite model, you'll love the results!

Reserve your space here.

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May
26
2:00 PM14:00

Lumen Print Workshop

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Lumen Prints are photograms created by placing plants directly on photographic paper and placing in the sun to develop. The colors in the resulting print depend on the plant, humidity, ambient temperature, duration and intensity of the sunlight as well as the type of paper used. You will have an opportunity to try several different papers and learn how to make the prints permanent once they have been exposed. Some botanical materials will be supplied by the instructor, but students are encouraged to bring plants, flowers, negatives/transparecies and any other materials they wish to experiment with along to use in the class.

In addition to a $25 fee, there is a $5 material fee payable to the instructor the day of class. This is an all ages workshop. Pre-register here or by calling 216 401-5981.

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