Heights Arts blog

Heights Arts blog

APRIL 2022 VISUAL ARTIST OF THE MONTH – JEFFREY BALAZS

Jeffrey Balazs is multi-talented craftsman, professional graphic designer and collaborator. As a young student, he explored the relationship between form and function and has incorporated that principle in every piece he creates. His background was filled with projects spanning industrial design, wood working, painting and graphic communications from his father and sewing and model making […]

RANDOM ACTS OF ART LIVE 2022

Random Acts of Art LIVE! Heights Arts is now booking dates for our 2022 summer/fall Random Acts of Art LIVE! season. Born during the pandemic, the series features concerts at private homes and in partnership with community organizations.   It provides meaningful work for Cleveland professional musicians in a safely distanced, outdoor setting.   RAAL […]

CALL FOR GALLERY CONCERT MUSICIANS

Each year, Heights Arts invites its member to apply to perform in its Gallery Concert Series. These performances are meant to showcase the talent of our area musicians in our unique space on Lee Road. Applications are being accepted from local artist-member musical groups of between two and six musicians . All performances will be […]

CALL FOR ART BOOKS EXHIBITION

Impagination Artist’s Books at Heights Arts Northeast Ohio artists are invited to submit works for a new exhibition of artist’s books running August 19 to October 16, 2022 at Heights Arts, 2175 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Visual artists have long been fascinated by books, often as a way to distribute reproductions of original […]

EKPHRASTACY: ARTISTS TALK AND POETS RESPOND TO FIGURATIVE/ABSTRACT

April 21 2022 from 7:00PM – 8:00PM   Join us as poetry and visual art mingle, stirring dialogue between the visual artist members of Figurative/Abstract and a panel of carefully selected local poet performers. This free event occurs in response to each exhibition at Heights Arts, including the works presented in the spotlight gallery, this […]

SPOTLIGHT : JANE ALEXANDER

ARTIST STATEMENT In the Fall 2019, I drove my youngest across country to college. I left our house in Shaker Heights for a two-bedroom apartment on the west side with a stunning view of Lake Erie. The following year was going to be one of new beginnings and adventures. My eldest’s college graduation, the launch […]

Figurative/Abstract

March 18-May 15 in the Heights Arts exhibition space, artists Annie Becker, Peter Christian Johnson, Karin Dijkstra, Corrie Slawson, Claudio Orso, and Carmen Romine test where boundaries lie between representational study and abstract expression. FIGURATIVE /ABSTRACT explores the familiar in unfamiliar ways, referring to the recognizable as a foundation from which new ideas are born. […]

Ekphrastacy : Artists Talk and Poets Respond to RUST

February 17 2022 7:00pm – 8:30pm NOTICE: We will have audience seating and cannot guarantee the ability to be socially distanced. Therefore, for your safety, we will require proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours and that masks be worn at this live event.   Join us for the first Ekphrastacy performance of […]

February Artist of the Month – Visual: Lori Pastor

  Creating is my passion! If I am not painting, I am creating jewelry. I originally started as an oil painter several decades ago and enthusiastically merged into painting on the back of glass with acrylic paints inspired by my trip to Italy. I started with small paintings and it expanded into painting on the […]

February Artist of the Month – Music: Obediya Jones – Darrell

“In February I am debuting my new Opera Fairy in the Lake in Cleveland’s Short. Sweet. Film Festival. I composed the music (performed by the Prague Orchestra), and it includes dance choreography and animation. In March my Play with music, Speak Easy, will be performed in Cleveland Public Theatre’s Test Flight Festival. I originally performed the work with a local […]