The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Annual Holiday Members Show & Art Sale

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve announces its 2008 Annual Holiday Members Show and Art Sale. The show will run from through Dec. 20, 2008. The exhibition is sponsored by The Chrysler Foundation and the Chrysler LLC Twinsburg (Ohio) Stamping Plant. The show, free and open to the public, will begin with an opening reception on Friday, Nov. 14 from 5-8 p.m. The gallery’s regular hours of operation are Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday from noon-4 p.m.

The Holiday Members Show and Art Sale brings together many of northeast Ohio’s finest artists in a single exhibition. A variety of media will be presented including paintings, prints, photographs, and mixed-media works. All items on display will be for sale and available for pickup on Dec. 22, 2008, or later.

“The 2008 Holiday Members Show and Art Sale maintains the Artists Archives tradition of giving every artist member the chance to show their work,” explained executive director Kenneth Goerg. “This is our way of showcasing the breadth of talent and incredible number of artists who live and work in our region.”

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive,” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle as well as ongoing exhibits in various corporate locations throughout the Greater Cleveland area. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a place to preserve their work while making their work accessible to the public.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is located at 1834 East 123rd Street in University Circle, right off Euclid Avenue and across from Lakeview Cemetery. Free parking is available in the lot in front of the building and all along E. 123rd Street.  For further information, call 216-721-9020.

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