Fairmount Arts Center prepares for 45th annual art exhibition


It’s a great weekend for art, rain or shine. Outdoor festivals and indoor exhibitions provide memorable artistic fixes. Family activities also hold the interest of young artists.

Christmas shopping with unique gifts from local artists, artisans and women at the 40th Chardon Arts Festival in Chardon Square and the 30th Nature Arts Festival in the Goga Park neighborhood at Big Creek Park Let’s get started. Read below for more information.

Our buying trends have changed over the past two years, resulting in a significant increase in online shopping. But this lack of human interaction has created a void in the important person-to-person experience. We need each other. Living in a vacuum is unnatural. We are essentially social creatures.

Hope I’m not the only one who noticed more smiles, courtesy, and genuine enthusiasm from buyers and sellers. Unfortunately, the exception applies. You can tell the difference. Let’s smile. Make a positive impact on your world.

We are at the height of summer. There is a lot of last minute work to be done before you go back to school or go to college. A trip to the zoo or the beach, or a boat ride, a hike, or a last chance to travel. Northeastern Ohio has a bit of it all. Well, that could be the theme of the show. read.

Stella Art Gallery

Ahah is there. Registrations for the new exhibition “Art Inspired by Northeast Ohio” at Stella’s Art Gallery at Euclid Avenue 38033 in Willoughby will be open from 1 pm to 7:30 pm on August 6 and from 11 am to 5 pm on August 7. It will be accepted until 30:30.

All media are welcome. The work must have been inspired by northeastern Ohio. If in doubt, check out the map at stellasartgallery.com. There is also a schedule for future shows listed there.

The categories are Parks and Recreation, Events in Northeast Ohio, Flora and Fauna. Stella’s likes to make the creative process easier and asks artists to include a statement in support of how Northeast Ohio encouraged them to create their work.

The jury for the exhibit is Wendy Pittanger, and Lake Metroparks exhibits naturalists.

There will be a reception on August 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. The price will be announced at 8:30 p.m.

“The ‘Northeast Ohio’ show is my favorite show,” said gallery owner Dani Klein. “I am very impatient.”

She says it’s like the best travelogue in our area, motivating people to check out more around the corner from a new perspective.

For more information, please contact us at 440-266-9111.

Fairmount Arts Center

The Fairmount Arts Center on Fairmount Road 8400 in Russell Township will host the 45th annual art exhibit on August 9. The show will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on August 26 until the opening. It is open to the public free of charge.

At the show, artists from across Ohio will be on display and 150 of the 350 will be selected for judging. The show was judged by artist and writer Brian Jacobs, artist and photographer Cindy M. Conopka, and metal sculptor Jerry Schmidt.

The 45th Annual Art Show at the Fairmount Arts Center will end at the reception on August 26. (Provided by the Fairmount Arts Center)

Family exhibits include an interactive scavenger hunt to work on art and win prizes, including discounted incentives to enroll in Fairmount’s Fall Art Program.

The Fairmount Arts Center celebrates its 50th anniversary. Congratulations.

Fundraising will begin earlier this year and end with this exhibit. The prize for the Fairmount 500 raffle is $ 15,000. Tickets are limited to 500 tickets and will sell on August 25 or all tickets. The lottery will take place during the reception and will be broadcast live.

To find out more about this show and its program, call 440-338-3171 or visit fairmountcenter.org to purchase a raffle ticket.

Chardon Square

Historic Chardon Square is at the intersection of routes 44 and 6. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 8, the Chardon Arts Festival will bring together more than 100 judges.

Discover this picturesque environment without snow. If you’re not from those areas, Thistle is a popular site for news crews to film heavy snowfall in Northeast Ohio. Beautiful all year round – just add illustrations and it’s perfect.

This year’s featured artist is Jim Anderson of Farmhouse Stoneware. He has participated in this event since its inception 40 years ago and has played a decisive role in its formation. He and his wife, Betsy of Manson Township, will provide a special souvenir for the show and donate a portion of the proceeds to Chardon Square.

Find out more about the Chardon Square Festival chardonsquareassociation.org..

Parking is free, and a 5-minute shuttle to Big Creek Park during the 30th Nature Arts Festival in the Joga Park District is also free.

Joga Park District

The 30th Nature Arts Festival at 9160 Robinson Road, Big Creek Park in the Joga Park District will also be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., exhibiting 50 regional artists and vendors from the All-Indoor Farmer’s Market. / It will be an outdoor event.

Great effort and attention has gone into every detail to make the Nature Arts Festival special and very family friendly. The festival features take-out crafts, face painting, balloon art, and nature-inspired poetry and prose readings.

“We are very happy to be back. After missing out on last year, we’ll be bigger and better than ever! Said Teresa Lunion, special events coordinator for the park district. “We are very happy that many consider us to be the best fair in the region for art inspired by nature. And together, our two big festivals take place in Geauga County. Make it a regional hub for great artwork, food, and fun for the whole family. “

Every year, we offer nature lovers a special shopping experience, as artists are judged on artwork inspired by wildlife and nature. A full list of art vendors, farmer’s market vendors, dining options, live music, and entertainment is available at: geaugaparkdistrict.org..

Both festivals are fully wheelchair / stroller accessible. For more information, please call 440-286-9516 or email info @ geaugaparkdistrict.org.


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