Indigo Banners Draw A Connection From Cuyahoga River Fire To Our Blue Jeans

Many public art projects are slated for this month’s 50thanniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire and the clean-water movement it spawned. But only one connects that 1969 environmental catastrophe and the current day one caused by our jeans and the dye that makes them blue. “Indigo is the color that we know because of our [...]

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Playing Up Downstairs: Eleanor Anderson (April/May 2019)

  April 5-May 26th, 2019 Eleanor Anderson, Playing Up Downstairs Praxis Artist-in-Residence I approach my work across mediums with as much room as possible for continuous recalibration. When I sit down to weave, I compose on the loom without a preconceived drawing in mind. I strive to honor a tradition with nimble improvisation [...]

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Underground Classical presents: The Alt Default, May 24 @ 8pm

The alt Default May 24, 2019• 8:00 P.M.   Bringing an array of musical and cultural influences to their work, The alt Default is an eclectic trio that plays everything from Nathaniel’s alternative and rock influenced original songs to Dave’s arrangements of classical and jazz tunes to Hannah’s unique interpretations of folk music from all [...]

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A Commonplace

      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 | 2019-05-03T13:27:05+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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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