Public Art

Public Art

Heights Youth Club Mosaic Project

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Heights Youth Club Mosaic Project resulted in a 90 square foot glass mosaic mural installed on the exterior of the club’s building in the Cedar Lee business district.  This partnership was made possible through an Ohio Arts Council Artist in Residence Grant and the generosity of several local foundations.  Artist August Bordelois guided the club […]

Play Me, I’m Yours

Heights Arts participates in Play Me, I’m Yours, an international street piano project made possible locally by a collaboration between the Cleveland International Piano Competition and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Over 20 pianos will be placed at a variety of cultural institutions in Cleveland, the majority in the University Circle area for passers-by to play and enjoy.  […]

Our Kids On Lee

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Featuring the Heights Youth Club Mosaic Mural, paintings by Augusto Bordelois, and art work selected from the art classes of Lee Road public schools – Fairfax Elementary, Boulevard Elementary, and Heights High School. The Heights Youth Club Mosaic Mural is a project of Heights Arts that enriched students’ after-school experience and enliven the Lee Road […]

Fencepiration

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Heights Arts enlisted professional artists Debbie Apple-Presser and Carol Hummel as well as dozens of community volunteers in creating Fencepiration, a whimsical temporary art piece that covered approximately 400 running feet of a utilitarian construction fence surrounding the razed landscape of a long-delayed development project.  Notably, the project employed recycled materials including aluminum cans, discarded […]

Knitscape

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Fencepiration is a temporary community public art project under the creative oversight of Heights Arts artist-in-residence Carol Hummel.  The project creates a visual line of color and pattern in the Cedar Lee and Larchmere business districts (cities of Cleveland Heights and Cleveland) with parking meter poles and selected trees being covered by colorful knitted and […]