Artist of Month

Artist of Month

ARTIST OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2021: VISUAL- SUE BERRY

Our August Artist Member of the Month is Sue Berry of Superior Hot Glass. A convert to glass from the field of textile conservation, Sue states, “I love the process of blowing glass. I love the interplay of color, the spontaneity, and unpredictability. For me, the dance of glass is everything.” Some see her art […]

ARTIST OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2021: LITERARY- URSULA KORNEITCHOUK

Ursula Korneitchouk was born in Germany and in 1960 immigrated to the US from Spain with her Russian husband and son Igor on a French passport. Her son Mark, however, is a genuine Cleveland native! And, she has lived in Cleveland Heights since 1968. As linguist and art historian, she worked for 11 years at […]

ARTIST OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2021- MUSIC: BLUE LUNCH

Blue Lunch has been in the music business nearly 37 years, creating audience pleasing blues, R & B, New Orleans, Gospel & Swing music. It is composed of nine virtuoso musicians swinging, jumping & laying it down. From left to right in the photo, the band consists of Pete London, Ray DeForest, Mike Rubin, Billy […]

ARTIST OF THE MONTH JULY 2021- MUSIC: MACKENZIE BRAUNS

Bassoonist Mackenzie Brauns is an active performer throughout the Midwest and beyond. Mackenzie is Principal Bassoon of the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Mansfield Symphony Orchestra, Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. Mackenzie has also performed with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony, West Virginia Symphony, Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, Richmond […]

ARTIST OF THE MONTH JULY 2021- LITERARY: JOHN DONOGHUE

After earning a B.S. and M.S. from Northeastern University and a Ph.D. from Case, all in engineering, John first worked for the Industrial Nucleonics Corp. in Columbus before joining the faculty of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Cleveland State.  Halfway through his forty years of teaching at CSU he earned an M.F.A. […]

ARTIST OF THE MONTH JULY 2021- VISUAL: NATALIE RICH

  Natalie Rich is the creator and founder of Tesori dal Lago, or Treasures from the Lake. Her jewelry is thoughtfully assembled from objects found along the shore. Handmade in Cleveland, Ohio, Natalie turns naturally tumbled glass, stones, ceramic, and pottery into wearable memories. Most of the materials are found along the shores of Edgewater […]

Artist of the Month June 2021-Music: Russian Duo

For the month of June 2021, our musical artist of the month is the Russian Duo. Russian Duo is an international project, born out of a love of traditional music and classical elegance. Oleg is a balalaika virtuoso from Siberia and Terry is an American concert pianist. They celebrate cross-cultural creativity, exploring the range of […]