Parma Art Scene

Photo by Sean Mabin

Whistling past the Graveyard; Cemeteries & Graveyards of Cuyahoga County is a one man photo exhibit of Sean Mabin’s photo tour of local cemeteries. This exhibit is at Negative Space Gallery, located at 1541 E 39th St and runs September 25th through October 27th. This exhibit is just in time for fall and Halloween. Sean has photographed over 40 cemeteries and graveyards around Cuyahoga County. His images capture their romantic beauty, forgotten monuments and statues, melancholic moods, gothic architecture, misty fogs and dewy spiderwebs. 

PAFAC Members Exhibit – Prama Artspace Gallery & Boutique, 5411 Pearl Rd is hosting an exhibit consisting of the works of members of the Parma Area Fine Arts Council, Inc., October 1st through October 17th. You’ll find the works of 16 local area artists who work with a variety of mediums. Included in this exhibit is water color, acrylic, colored pencil, drawing, comics, photography, enamelling, basket weaving and more. Artists include Michelle Behal, Tony DeMarco, Emery Bogardy, Donata Rahne, Katie Harroff, Doris Truly, Jane Zampedro, Carla Zampedro, Craig Peters, Cameron Peters, Nica Zampedro, Kendall Hogan, Craig Lindsley, Kathy Mabin, Angie Reali-Mabin, and Sean Mabin. Stop in and see examples of your talented neighbors works. 

How To Kill A Spider (In Five Easy Steps) is the title of the 11th self published comic in 13 years created by Craig Lindsley, board member and instructor of Parma Area Fine Arts Council, Inc. This tale was created from stories shared by his future son0in-law Michael Karla, who has often regaled the family with methods for the eventual demise of spiders, as told with Craig’s sense of humor. Spoiler Alert – dynamite is involved! Books are available on Craig’s Facebook page “Caesars Comics” and will also be on sale at the Youngstown Indie Comic Expo on Saturday, October 16th. This event is located at the Days Inn at 5425 Clarkins Rd., noon to 6:00 pm in Austintown, Ohio. He recently participated at the Hall of Fame City Comic Con in Canton, Ohio. 

Coming soon at Prama Artspace Gallery & Boutique, Rock and Roll Nightmare, October 22nd to November 26th. Rock, shock, noise, horror, colorful, loud, proud and in your face. Including but not limited to the works of Ryan Jones’s rock star portraits, Eric Ortiz’s colorful surrealist musical themed works, and Nancy Elhallak’s hand-painted guitars.Duo Decibel System will be performing on opening night October 22nd. View the art, hear the music.For details follow Prama on Facebook and Instagram.

Kathryn Mabin

Board Secretary of Parma Area Fine Arts Council, Inc, or PAFAC, and Artist/Jewlery Designer, Owner Aire of Oppulence.

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Volume 13, Issue 10, Posted 3:51 PM, 10.01.2021