Parma Art Scene

Prama Artspace & Gallery, located at5411 Pearl Rd is proud to feature Cleveland based artist George Kocar’s paintings in an exhibition which runs August 15th through September 19th. His paintings are colorful, lively, humorous and frequently satrical. His illustrations have been featured in many publications, such as, Esquire, New York Times, Playboy, and The Washington Post to name a few. His recently published book, The Flying Banana: The Art of George Kocar is for sale on Amazon. Stop in and view this fantastic exhibit. Masks are required, capacity is limited to five (5) individuals. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 PM to 7 PM. The gallery also has a small boutique with items such as hand sewn masks, jewelry, and prints reasonably priced. Prama is a participating business in the Polish Village Cash Mob. For every $10 spent you receive an entry to win prizes, now through the end of September. For more information on Prama, or to view previous exhibits, log onto, or follow on Facebook.

Mary Ford, Parma resident, answered the international call for artists for the MVVO Ad show in New York City. The exhibit is being shown on big screens in The Oculus of the World Trade Center. A Clio Award, one of the most prestigious advertising awards, will be presented. This event was also featured in Time Magazine. Twelve of Mary’s pieces were juried/selected, into this event. You can view this event at

Sean Mabin, owner/operator of Prama Artspace & Gallery, and Parma Alumni, is currently on exhibit at Toast Wine Bar, 1365 W. 65th St, in Gordon Square. This solo exhibit includes new work, old favorites of photography, and the Lotto series (drawings). Stop in, browse, enjoy a glass of wine.

Lena Simovic, of Lena Atomika Photography, and Parma resident is exhibiting at Worthington Yards Art Gallery, 725 Johnson Court, in Cleveland. The event is titled Art Made in the Shut Down. Admittance by appointment only, contact Liz Maugans, Director at or call 216-570-0324. This exhibit runns through August 15, 2020. For more information go to

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 12, Issue 8, Posted 7:34 PM, 08.04.2020