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

Praxis, Brick and Ink House: the DIY (Art) World Revolution

ArtHopper.Org, October 21, 2015 by Lane Cooper The experiment that is Waterloo is coming along nicely. This past summer saw the addition of three new hubs of creative enterprise with the additions of Brick Ceramic + Design Studio, Praxis Fiber Workshop andZygote Press’s Ink House Annex. These endeavors are multifaceted in what they represent, providing for [...]

By | 2015-11-06T16:09:12+00:00 November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Video: Free weaving workshop for domestic violence survivors

Cleveland  19 CBS News Oct 15, 2015 WATCH VIDEO The goal is to give women some solace and let them know the community cares. That’s why Praxis Fiber Workshop is offering victims of domestic violence a free day. To treat trauma and anxiety, alternative medicine has been used like weaving. That’s what Executive Director Jessica Pinksy [...]

By | 2015-11-06T16:05:44+00:00 November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Praxis weaving center to hold free weaving workshop Sunday for domestic violence victims

The Plain Dealer,  October 17, 2015 By Steven Litt Artist-entrepreneur Jessica Pinsky will offer the first in a series of free domestic violence weaving and healing workshops at her fiber-weaving studio, Praxis Fiber Workshop, 15301 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, during an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The workshop, according to a news [...]

By | 2015-11-06T16:02:23+00:00 November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Checking in on the Current State of Gallery Openings in Cleveland

Scene Magazine, Sept. 23, 2015 By Josh Usmani The ongoing transformation of Waterloo is also newsworthy. "We're delighted that the three newest Collinwood art centers all have CIA ties," adds Nunes. "Ink House, the Zygote Press satellite, is a contract fine-art printing studio run by CIA grad Christi Birchfield; Brick Ceramic + Design Studio was [...]

By | 2015-11-06T15:58:13+00:00 November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

CIA celebrates campus unification in vibrant Uptown district

Freshwater Cleveland, September 03, 2015 By Nikki Delamotte "A group of students marched holding fabric banners from Praxis Fiber Workshop, Jessica Pinsky’s non-profit fiber arts center newly opened in the Waterloo Arts District in collaboration with CIA. When changes at CIA resulted in a downsizing of the fiber arts program, Pinsky created the co-op to offer access [...]

By | 2015-11-06T15:59:47+00:00 November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Praxis featured in Cleveland Magazine Article

July 2015 Issue. Waterloo Arts District is getting a creative boost with three new specialty studios. by Kaylyn Hlavaty Jessica Pinsky was worried changes to Cleveland Institute of Art's fiber department in September 2014 would cost the school its looms and diminish weaving in Cleveland. So the CIA adjunct faculty member — with help from [...]

By | 2015-08-18T21:35:32+00:00 August 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments