Heights Arts blog

Heights Arts blog

(CANCELLED) Ekphrastacy: Artists Speak + Poets Respond

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Join us for a night of poetry on Thursday, April 2nd at 7 pm. Artists from our Members Show exhibition will speak about their pieces and the creative processes behind their work. Then, Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate Damien McClendon will perform his last program as Poet Laureate, along with Marion […]

Artist of the Month: Literary

Doc Janning, Inaugural Poet Laureate of South Euclid, Ohio, is a poet, author, educator, longtime Scout Leader, and retired Podiatrist. He has created Ekphrastic Poetry for Heights Arts in Cleveland Heights, OH, and for Cleveland Photo Fest. He has been a Writer-in-the-Window at Appletree Books for National Novel Writers’ Month. He is Creator/Moderator of Second […]

Artist of the Month: Music

Originally from Boise, Idaho, mezzo-soprano Gwendolyn DeLaney moved to Cleveland to study voice with Dr. Mary Schiller at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She’s since fallen in love with the city and intends to stay. Interested primarily in the art song repertoire, her most recent work has been as the founder and artistic director of The Offbeat Song Project. […]

Artist of the Month: Visual

Gina DeSantis Ceramics strives to create well crafted dinnerware for your home and restaurant. She has created one of a kind products for Rising Star Coffee and Fresh Fork Market. Her dinnerware can be found at Cork Tree Restaurant and Ushabu in Tremont. In addition Gina’s work has been featured Ceramics Monthly, Better Homes & Gardens, […]

(POSTPONED) Spotlight: Stephen Calhoun

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, DATE TBD Join us for the opening reception of our next Spotlight exhibition, self-taught photographer and digital artist Stephen Calhoun. Stephen Calhoun is a self-trained experimental photographer and digital artist. Previously he was an avocational painter. From the moment of his one man exhibit The Grasp of Order in 2016 at […]

Artist of the Month: Music

Chris Neiner (b. 1994) is a Cleveland-based composer of contemporary classical music with colorful harmony, diverse influences, and engaging energy. Neiner’s style derives from his passion to foster collaborative works with instrumentalists. His recent collaborations include Playtime, a new work for horn, violin, and piano, commissioned by a consortium of collegiate horn professors across the […]

Artist of the Month: Literary

Christine Howey is currently executive director of Literary Cleveland, a nonprofit organization supporting writers and readers in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. in the past, she has been a performance poet, playwright, actor, director, and theater critic. Her one-person stage play of poetry about her transgender journey, Exact Change, premiered at Cleveland Public Theatre, had a […]

Artist of the Month: Visual

Erica Montejo Designed on paper, crafted by hand, and made to last, Tiny Erica Jewelry is a collection of lightweight architectural sterling silver and 14k gold jewelry that empowers self expression and creativity within the wearer. Handcrafted by Erica Montejo, the line is influenced by shapes and objects found in nature and combines organic forms […]