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Re:Sound 3 – New and Experimental Music Festival, June 8 @ 1:00pm

Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 PM 2:30 PM Praxis Fiber Workshop (map) DYKES & YOUNG (AUSTIN, TX/BOSTON, MA) Dykes and Young, the duo of bassist Laura Dykes (Austin, TX) and violinist Jeffrey Young (Boston, MA), makes meditative, ecstatic, acoustic music grounded in deep listening. Beginning with improvisation in spaces with special atmospheres and acoustics, they [...]

By | 2020-01-19T18:58:04+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Re:Sound 3 – New and Experimental Music Festival, June 8 @ 1:00pm

A Commonplace | Melina Bishop, Ash Fiasco, Rebekah Wilhelm, 2019

      February 1-March 20th Opening reception: February 1st, 6-9pm Closing reception: March 1st, 6-9pm   Curated by Annmarie Suglio, Gallery Director I am very proud to show these extremely talented women at Praxis. I met Melina Bishop on the road at a portfolio event as we are both counselors for art [...]

By | 2020-07-08T17:17:11+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on A Commonplace | Melina Bishop, Ash Fiasco, Rebekah Wilhelm, 2019

Conjunctions | Petra Soesemann, 2018

    November 2 - January 20, 2018 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 [...]

By | 2020-07-08T17:13:04+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Conjunctions | Petra Soesemann, 2018

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 | 2019-07-25T00:11:49+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 | Various artists, 2018

  September 7th - October 24th, 2018 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, [...]

By | 2020-07-08T17:49:08+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on By Way of the Matrix | Various artists, 2018

Convergence | Laura Yurko, 2018

                                  Praxis Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, 2018 About the artist: Laura Yurko is a Cleveland-based artist whose work primarily consists of highly saturated textiles and figural paintings. She graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2017 and has [...]

By | 2020-07-08T18:45:21+00:00 January 5th, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on Convergence | Laura Yurko, 2018

Torn | Yuko Kimura & Pam McKee, 2018

  April 6 - May 26, 2018 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. [...]

By | 2020-07-08T17:20:06+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on Torn | Yuko Kimura & Pam McKee, 2018

DARK FRONTIER | Krista Tomorowitz, 2018

  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 | 2020-07-08T17:23:07+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on DARK FRONTIER | Krista Tomorowitz, 2018

Rhythms and Rotations | Janice Lessman-Moss, 2018

  * 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 | 2020-07-08T17:22:44+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Past Exhibitions|Comments Off on Rhythms and Rotations | Janice Lessman-Moss, 2018