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So far Jessica Pinsky has created 29 blog entries.

A Commonplace

    February 1-March 20th Opening reception: February 1st, 6-9pm Closing reception: March 1st, 6-9pm   Melina Bishop is a conceptual sculptor who works predominantly with fiber. She has shown independently with Vignettes at Generations (Seattle,WA) and her work has been included in group exhibitions at Soil Gallery (Seattle, WA), The Hoffman Gallery, Surplus Space, [...]

By | 2019-04-01T02:43:41+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Commonplace

Conjunctions: Petra Soesemann

    November 2nd-January 20th http://canjournal.org/2018/12/conjunctions-petra-soesemann-praxis/ Petra Soesemann is Professor of Art and Chair of the Foundation Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She earned her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Selected grants have supported opportunities for artist [...]

By | 2019-02-05T21:03:40+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conjunctions: Petra Soesemann

Creative Fusion: Waterways to Waterways turns our reimagined river into a living work of art

Water. Margaret Atwood wrote that water is patient, Martin Luther King opined for justice to roll down like water, and Leonardo da Vinci reminds us that water is the driving force in nature. Universally considered an eternal symbol of life, purity, and rebirth, water comprises 71 percent of our planet and over 50 percent of our [...]

By | 2019-01-31T21:03:09+00:00 January 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Creative Fusion: Waterways to Waterways turns our reimagined river into a living work of art

Local artist and neighborhood champion turns a vacant, forgotten lot into a promising indigo farm

 In neighborhoods across Cleveland, vacant, overgrown lots undergo a transformation for fruits and veggies to take root, but in one vacant lot in Cleveland's Waterloo Arts District, an indigo garden had its first successful season. Jessica Pinsky, the founder of Praxis Fiber Workshop, a nonprofit fiber art center in the revitalized arts district of Collinwood, said [...]

By | 2019-01-31T21:06:23+00:00 January 29th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Local artist and neighborhood champion turns a vacant, forgotten lot into a promising indigo farm

By Way of the Matrix

  September 7th - October 24th By Way of the Matrix includes 8 artists from across the country all working with various approaches to digital weaving. Curated by Cathryn Amidei, this exhibition paves the way for the grand opening of the Praxis Digital Weaving Lab. Artists included are: Cathryn Amidei, Trey Gehring, Bethanne [...]

By | 2019-01-18T16:38:44+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on By Way of the Matrix

Torn: Yuko Kimura & Pam McKee

  April 6 - May 26 Opening reception April 6, 6-9pm Friday April 6th from 6-9pm, Praxis will open our gallery to “Torn” an exhibition with Yuko Kimura and Pamela McKee. Showing fiber in a new light, “Torn” is a sensitive and intimate investigation of paper and silk carrier rods as medium. Both [...]

By | 2019-01-04T19:36:02+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Torn: Yuko Kimura & Pam McKee

RETURN TO SENDER: Erin R. Miller

      August - October 2017 Miller received her B.F.A. in Textiles from Kent State University in 2014 and her M.F.A. in Fibers from Eastern Michigan University in 2017. She has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, and recently completed a residency at the Glasgow Independent Studios in Glasgow [...]

By | 2019-01-04T16:21:17+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RETURN TO SENDER: Erin R. Miller

DARK FRONTIER: Krista Tomorowitz

  DARK FRONTIER December 1, 2017 – January 26, 2018 The gallery at Praxis Fiber Workshop is pleased to present Dark Frontier, a new, collaborative collection by Krista Tomorowitz. This collection comes at the time just after the birth of Tomorowitz’s first child. She explains, “Dark Frontier is about insomnia, waking dreams, racing [...]

By | 2019-01-04T15:37:12+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DARK FRONTIER: Krista Tomorowitz

Rhythms and Rotations: Janice Lessman-Moss

  * Image above: #465 Only Passing Through: Ruby, ©12/17, 61.5x58”, silk, linen, digital jacquard, hand woven TC2 loom, painted warp, shifted weft ikat Rhythms and Rotations February 2-March 25 Janice Lessman-Moss is currently a Professor and Head of the program in Textile Art at Kent State University. She received her BFA from [...]

By | 2019-01-08T17:25:47+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rhythms and Rotations: Janice Lessman-Moss

Waterloo Arts Festival: Saturday, June 30

    Saturday, June 30, 2018 / Noon to 7:00pm Waterloo Arts & Entertainment District (Cleveland on Waterloo Rd between E.161st St and Calcutta Ave) The 16th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest is Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm and features more than 40 local bands playing a great mix of music, local handmade [...]

By | 2019-01-31T21:07:40+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Waterloo Arts Festival: Saturday, June 30