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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

Win This Sculpture by Stephanie Craig

12 Jun

Win this piece, an original sculpture by Stephanie Craig at our What’s Cooking Garden Party and Food Fest on June 14th. To purchase tickets to the event, please click here.

Stephanie Craig - ceramic sculpture

Stephanie Craig – ceramic sculpture

Stephanie Craig - ceramic sculpture

Stephanie Craig – ceramic sculpture

To read or learn more about Stephanie Craig, please click here.

Born in Canada, Stephanie Craig moved to the United States shortly after the completion of her Master of Fine Art at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Presently, Stephanie works in her ceramics studio, Hectic Studio, in downtown Cleveland OH, with her husband and fellow artist Todd Leech.

Stephanie maintains an active exhibition schedule; recently a solo show at the Southern Ohio Museum in Portsmouth OH (September/October 2012).  Also, she had work in a group exhibition, Animatopoeia, at Cleveland State University (January-March 2013).  This spring, Stephanie will exhibit in Ceramics Invitational at Elmira College, Elmira NY (March 2013) and in Anotomica at Heights Arts, in Cleveland Heights OH (May/June 2013).

Additionally, sculptures from the Raft Lake Fables Series are on view at Snyderman-Works Gallery in Philadelphia, PA. http://www.snyderman-works.com/artists/150

Stephanie’s artwork has been exhibited and honored widely. Notably, Stephanie was awarded Cleveland’s prestigious 2011 CPAC Creative Workforce Fellowship, which boast a $20,000 prize. In 2009, Stephanie was a featured Emerging Artist in Ceramics Monthly, and her artwork was showcased on the cover of the journal’s May issue. In 2008, Stephanie was honored with an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

In the summer of 2013 Stephanie will travel to Maine to participate in a residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. In 2011 Stephanie participated in the Artist-in-Residence program at Guldargergaard International Ceramics Research Center in Denmark.  She concluded the residency with a two-person exhibition in the Apple House Gallery in Skealskor, Denmark. And, her artwork was accepted into Guldagegaard’s permanent collection.

In addition to her studio work, Stephanie teaches part-time at Cuyahoga Community College, in Parma OH, and at Baldwin Wallace University, in Berea OH.

Win This Ceramic Piece by Todd Leech

28 May

Win this piece, an original ceramic piece by Todd Leech at our What’s Cooking Garden Party and Food Fest on June 14th. To purchase tickets to the event, please click here.

Todd Leech - Deep Red Vase

Todd Leech – Deep Red Vase

This  is a deep red vase, number 3 of 3 donated by Todd Leech.  Todd has donated 3 different vases in total.

Todd Leech is a Cleveland, Ohio born artist who earned his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2008.  He exhibits his artwork regularly in regional and national juried exhibitions, oftentimes in conjunction with the artwork of his wife, Stephanie Craig, who is also a ceramic sculptor.  Their 1900 square foot studio is in the western part of Downtown Cleveland, located in the Hildebrant Building, a converted former meat processing plant.

Todd’s work addresses the themes of time, mortality and disintegration. He is seeking to push the limits of ceramic materials; to innovate, experiment, and explore the possibilities of this exciting medium.

To learn more about Todd and his work please click here.

Win This Ceramic Piece by Todd Leech

24 May

Win this piece, an original ceramic piece by Todd Leech at our What’s Cooking Garden Party and Food Fest on June 14th. To purchase tickets to the event, please click here.

Todd Leech - Orange Vase

Todd Leech – Orange Vase

This  is an orange  vase, number 2 of 3 donated by Todd Leech.  Todd has donated 3 different vases in total, the third vase will be posted soon.

Todd Leech is a Cleveland, Ohio born artist who earned his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2008.  He exhibits his artwork regularly in regional and national juried exhibitions, oftentimes in conjunction with the artwork of his wife, Stephanie Craig, who is also a ceramic sculptor.  Their 1900 square foot studio is in the western part of Downtown Cleveland, located in the Hildebrant Building, a converted former meat processing plant.

Todd’s work addresses the themes of time, mortality and disintegration. He is seeking to push the limits of ceramic materials; to innovate, experiment, and explore the possibilities of this exciting medium.

To learn more about Todd and his work please click here.

Win This Ceramic Piece by Todd Leech

22 May

Win this piece, an original ceramic piece by Todd Leech at our What’s Cooking Garden Party and Food Fest on June 14th. To purchase tickets to the event, please click here.

Todd Leech - Blue/Green Vase

Todd Leech – Blue/Green Vase

Todd Leech - Blue/Green Vase

Todd Leech – Blue/Green Vase

Todd Leech - Blue/Green Vase

Todd Leech – Blue/Green Vase

This Blue/Green is a single vase from 3 different angles, to show all of it’s fine details.  Todd has donated 3 different vases in total, which will be posted soon.

Todd Leech is a Cleveland, Ohio born artist who earned his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio in 1995 and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2008.  He exhibits his artwork regularly in regional and national juried exhibitions, oftentimes in conjunction with the artwork of his wife, Stephanie Craig, who is also a ceramic sculptor.  Their 1900 square foot studio is in the western part of Downtown Cleveland, located in the Hildebrant Building, a converted former meat processing plant.

Todd’s work addresses the themes of time, mortality and disintegration. He is seeking to push the limits of ceramic materials; to innovate, experiment, and explore the possibilities of this exciting medium.

To learn more about Todd and his work please click here.