Special Exhibition

Special Exhibition

Sound and Vision

September 1 through October 15, 2017 Curated by musician, composer, and educator Christopher Auerbach-Brown, Sound and Vision displays a variety of instruments built or owned by local, regional, and national instrument builders and tinkerers. Ranging from a hand-painted cello to hand built modular synthesizers and unusual items such as the Marxolin Aqua Lin, the instruments […]

I Am Artful

August 4 through 20, 2017 I Am ARTFUL highlights the talents of the ARTFUL community. ARTFUL is a Cleveland Heights-based organization that provides studio space and education to local artists. Heights Arts is combining efforts with ARTFUL to create awareness and support the work being produced by the artists currently renting studio space at ARTFUL. The […]


June 23 – August 6, 2017 Hanbok’s Gifts, an exhibition of sculptural paper works  by Cleveland artist and noted papermaker Aimee Lee, is showcased in the Spotlight Gallery this summer. A Fulbright scholar, practitioner, and founder of the first Hanji studio in Cleveland, Aimee pays homage to the ingenuity and care behind traditional Korean clothing […]

Encore: A Heights Arts Invitational

June 9 through July 23, 2017 On the heels of our Emergent 2017 exhibition—part two of what might be thought of as a “before and after” pairing—is Encore: A Heights Arts Invitational. For this exhibition, the gallery committee went back through the history of the Heights Arts gallery, including the early years during which William […]

SPOTLIGHT: Christine Mauersberger

May 5 – June 18, 2017 Aquascapes, a series of pigment and watercolor paintings on synthetic paper by Heights Arts working-artist member Christine Mauersberger, opens in the Spotlight gallery with a public reception on Friday, May 5, 6-9 p.m.. A native Clevelander, Christine is an artist who uses a variety of media to create pieces […]

Emergent 2017

April 21-June 4, 2017 Heights Arts presents the second iteration of its well received exhibition, Emergent, which shines a light on artists who have recently graduated from area art programs. First presented in 2015, Emergent 2017 celebrates the strength of the northeast Ohio region as a training ground for the great artists of tomorrow. Greg […]


March 17 – April 30, 2017 However we define them, communities group us, ground us, and provide us with a sense of security and identity. Kate Snow’s exhibition in the spotlight gallery, Grid Series: Communities, seeks to explore and celebrate not only the physical community that makes up Cleveland Heights, but also the seemingly disparate […]

PUBLIC CONSCIENCE through Graphics and Illustration

March 3 – April 16, 2017 Graphic design and illustration have expanded from the publishing and advertising industries from which they sprung.  Influenced by graffiti, new technologies in animation or gaming, the illustrator creates stories about world issues, popular culture, trends in daily life. Artists take issues out of context and reexamine them in unconsidered […]

SPOTLIGHT: Jeanne Regan

January 27 – March 12, 2017 The Heights Arts spotlight gallery space, dedicated to showing the newest art from our working artist-members, opens with an exhibition of painted stencil prints by Jeanne Regan on Friday, January 27, 6-9 p.m. Using the traditional Japanese surface design technique of Katazome, Jeanne creates richly colored and patterned prints […]


January 13-February 26, 2017 “Likeness,” curated by Heights Arts founding board member Sharon Grossman, brings together six Northeast Ohio artists who approach the portrait from different perspectives. They are playful with both point of view and materials, expressing information with color, texture, and medium. Rather than necessarily depicting the head and shoulders of the sitter […]