Parma Art Scene

Portrait of Karlis Ginbergs on a paw paw leaf

Prama Artspace Gallery & Boutique, located at 5411 Pearl Rd is featuring author Thomas Tobie, Friday, Feburary 3rd, 4:30 to 7:30 PM. Tobie’s new book titled “Bobby’s Shivery Shadow Book” is a fun and spooky book for tweens. Artwork by Laura D’Alessandro inspired by the stories is hanging in the gallery through Saturday, February 4th. Coming Soon, February 24 through March 19, is a group show, no theme, with numerous artists, titled “Now That’s What I Call Art #1” at Prama. Follow Prama on Facebook and Instagram for future events. While visiting Prama, stop at the many unique food and beverage establishments located on Ridge and Pearl Roads. Shop small, shop local and often. You won’t be sorry you did.

Sean Mabin’s photo portrait of Karlis Dinbergs on a paw paw leaf, is on exhibit at the Yards Project at Worthington Yard, located at 725 Johnson Court in Cleveland. The exhibition is titled Foot Squared Exhibition and runs through March 18th. This exhibit features over 100 artists working within a 12x12 square. This exhibit is offered in partnership with the newly created 501(c)3 non-profit, Assembly for the Arts.

Katie Harroff & Donata Rahne, local artists, donated artwork to Cornerstone of Hope, in Independence, a center for grieving children, teens, and adults. Founded 2003, they have created a comprehensive bereavement support center with themed rooms to hold support groups, individual counseling, and educational and training courses. The artwork will be included in their 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser on February 25th at the Downtown Hilton Hotel.

Parma Area Fine Arts Council, is continuing to offer FREE monthly creative workshops using various mediums. On February 21, 2023, 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the Donna Smallwood Center, 7001 W Ridgewood Dr. Amanda Nyx of Fiercely Serene Studio, will be offering her Faux Watercolor Workshop. This is a fun, inexpensive, beginner, creative abstract watercolor class. Participants will take home 2 to 3 completed projects. If you are interested in participating in these free workshops email to register, or for more information. These workshops are brought to you in part through a grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the cigarette tax.

Greenbrier Art League is a group of artists that meet every Tuesday at the Parma Heights Cassidy Theater, in the social room in the downstairs of the theater. It is free and open to all artists that would like to come and work on their projects from 10 am to 1pm. They do a little assignment each month and have a critic on the last Tuesday. Coffee and friendship is provided. If you are interested stop in and join them.

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 15, Issue 2, Posted 8:15 AM, 02.01.2023