May 19th – June 12th 2022 On display in our Spotlight Gallery alongside What a Time to Be Alive!, we’re proud to present the work of our 2022 student interns! Senior intern Eryn Lawson doesn’t believe anything is original in this world. Nature works in patterns, the seasons have cycles, and everyone sees everything. From […]


MAY 19TH – JUNE 12TH 2022   Time and time again the course of history has been changed by young people with the courage to address their community in solidarity. In 1903, children of coal miners marched from Philadelphia to New York in protest against child labor. In 1960, the young Greensboro Four staged sit-ins […]


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 […]


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. […]


Jesse has painted both indoor and out door murals in restaurants, private homes, and public locations through out greater Cleveland. Rhinehart’s public commissions include three 10’x10’ oil paintings in the Club Lounge at Progressive Field and interior murals in the former Special Exhibition Dining Room and Education Classroom at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Area highlights are his murals commissioned by Heights Arts at both ends of the Cedar Fairmont Center building in Cleveland Heights.


January 14–March 13, 2022 VIRTUAL Opening Friday, January 14 The Rust Belt refers to an area of states near the Great Lakes that grew to prominence in the late 1800s as the country’s “industrial heartland” but which has experienced a decrease of manufacturing and heavy industry dating to the middle of the 1950s, as that […]

Spotlight Showcase artist: Nicole Schneider

Nicole Schneider is our featured Spotlight Showcase artist, running alongside the Printers Select exhibition, from August 20 to October 17. Schneider received her BFA in printmaking from Kent State University in 2007, and her MFA in printmaking from Kent State University in 2012. Her featured pieces in this particular exhibition explores control and perfectionism through the lens of her familial relationships with other women, and how these relationships have influenced her relationship with motherhood.

Heights Arts presents the Printers Select exhibition: 2021

  When we think of art, we often tend to think of a painting that hangs protected in a museum, or a sculpture, ever-present in a park. But art comes in many forms, changing with the times. In a time like no other, to close out 2021, Heights Arts is excited to present the Printers […]

Spotlight Showcase: Rick Rollenhagen

Alongside Emergent 2021 is a Spotlight showcase by Rick Rollenhagen, whose stone works begin with small pieces of nature and transform them into elegant sculptural forms. Rick Rollenhagen is a stone carver who has exhibited his work in Cleveland, several European cities, and the Tampa Bay area. 

Emergent 2021

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Heights Arts is proud to support young or budding artists, and as our world gets back to normal, those artists may need our help more than ever to get noticed and book shows. We hope our Emergent 2021 exhibition, opening June 18, serves as a catalyst for that effort.