Tag Archives: berea

Featured Artist – Nancy Notarianni

14 Aug

Nancy Notarianni is a watercolorist, graphic designer and watercolor painting instructor living in the Middleburg Heights/Berea, Ohio area. Her decades of experience in graphic design are rooted in a BFA in advertising and fashion illustration from the University of Kansas.

Nancy is a Signature Member of the Ohio Watercolor Society. Nancy is also serves as newsletter editor for the Ohio Watercolor Society. She enjoys teaching watercolor and recently opened her own studio/gallery in Berea for watercolor classes.  Nancy has also been invited to many of the Cuyahoga County, Ohio branch libraries (Fairview Park, Parma South, Bedford, Olmsted Falls, Mayfield to name a few) to present watercolor programs.

She exhibits in many juried shows throughout Northeast Ohio. Six of Nancy’s watercolor paintings have been accepted into the 2018 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) “Wet Paint” Temporary Art Exhibtion from February 16- July 31, 2018.. In 2015, eight of of her watercolor paintings were accepted into the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) Temporary Art Exhibtion in the airport concoursesThe tv show, Hawaii Five-O, purchased one of her paintings for use on the show set. And the Center for Education in Tel Aviv, Israel purchased the rights to use one of Nancy’s paintings in a textbook. She has twice attended painting workshops with Charles Reid, one of the foremost watercolorists of today, as well as Alvaro Castagnet, Ted Nuttall, and Mary Whyte workshops.

Nancy describes her affinity to watercolor by saying that it is her “…favorite medium because of the transparent quality and the unpredictability of the combination of water and paint.”.

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Get Your Art On! But do it by Aug. 15th!

23 Jul

Volunteer at the Berea Arts Fest

Summer is here and the Berea Arts Fest is looking to celebrate its twenty-eighth anniversary. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. In order for the event to be a continued success, we need the assistance of trusted volunteers such as yourself to aid in this years activities.

As a volunteer, you will play a key role in organizing, implementing and making the Berea Arts Fest a great event. To volunteer, please email or call the Berea Arts Fest.

Volunteer Chair, Lisa Bridenbaker: volunteer.baf@gmail.com
Office Phone: 440.891.1102

Who’s Thirsty for Art?

1 Mar

Join the Berea Arts Fest for its “Thirsty for Art” Beer tasting fundraiser on April 22nd.  Click here for tickets!

Thank YOU for Another Great Event!

21 Sep

Meet Celeste!

26 Jun

19531683_1921571241193742_1983125984_oCeleste Stauber is a new addition to the Berea Arts Fest’s.  She will be the new Event Management Intern.  Celeste is a rising senior at Baldwin Wallace University. She is pursuing a degree in Studio Art with a minor in Arts Management. When Celeste is not in the studio drawing or painting, she enjoys live music and rock concerts. She is an avid “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” fan, enjoys long nature walks and playing the piano. After college, she would like to stay in the Cleveland area and pursue a career pertaining to visual arts and live music.

When visiting the Berea Arts fest on Sunday, September 10th from 10a-5p, make sure to say hello to Celeste!

BereArtDay Basket Winners!

23 May

Congratulations to our BereArtDay basket winners.  They are: Cara Arndt, Krystal Haase & Sandy Grizzel.  We thank you for another great Art Walk, and we look forward to seeing you at the Berea Arts Fest on Sunday, September 10th.  Here are the answers to the Downtown Berea quiz.  Let’s see how you did!

Downtown Berea Quiz/Answers

__5__  One of their specialties is named after the symbol that represents the City of Berea.  Grindstone Gold Beer

__1_   It takes two to benefit from their services.  Two eyes

__6_   This is where guys like George and Andrew hang out.

$1 and $20 bills

_10_   Many of their best customers will never walk in through the front door.  They’re too young to walk

__9__  Their food is more filling than some places. Filled crepes

__7__  You have to stop at the scale before you can eat! Yogurt sold by weight

__2_   A featured item can be found on magazine covers.

Supermodel Burrito

__4_   This stimulating business has a second location in Downtown Cleveland. Coffee is stimulating!

__12   In the past you would have paid two bits for this service.   Shave and a haircut, two bits!

__3_   Some people can find their best friend here. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

_11_   They recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary.

_13_   You could purchase an important item for your awards ceremony here. Red carpet

_16_   There’s a lot of tweeting going on but few cell phones in sight.  Cuckoo clocks

_15_   You may weigh less when you leave. You’ll have less hair!

_8__   This business is frequented by “wizards”.  Pinball

_14_   This business is associated with a type of fruit. Apple computers

_11_   A place where you can hone your “craft”.  Craft beer

_7__   Some of their “residents” wear tuxedos but formal wear is not required.  Penguins are part of their décor.

Key

1. Alessio Eye MD
2. Boca Loca Burrito
3. Buchard’s Jewelers
4. Café-Ah-Roma
5. Cornerstone Brewing Company
6. Huntington Bank
7. Igloo’s Frozen Yogurt
8. Kidforce Collectibles
9. La Crepe Bakery & Café
10. Little Aquanauts
11. Mike’s Bar & Grille
12. Parkway Barber and Styling
13. Puchers Decorating Center
14. Quadstar
15. Salon Front & Center
16. Suburban Clock & Repair

BereArtDay is this Saturday!

15 May

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