Arts In Parma

*Prama ArtSpace Gallery, located at 5411 Pearl Rd. To start the new year, Prama is having a group show and sale of several talented artists. Opening night is Friday, January 12, 2024, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Meet and mingle with the artists, visit the restaurants and bars on Pearl and Ridge Rd. in Polish Village, for a unique and fun date night. 

*Figure Drawing at The Parma Art Center, 7335 Ridge Rd (inside City of Parma Parks &Recreation Center). Ongoing FREE figure drawing the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, starting January 22, 2024. No instructor, just a gathering of artists. We welcome beginning or experienced artists to draw or paint. Live models, fully clothed. Each session a different volunteer model from the community will pose in exchange for a drawing/painting from each artist present. This is a body-positive group, models are all shapes, sizes, and ages are welcome to pose. Great way for artists to hone your figure drawing skills, meet other artists, in a relaxing atmosphere. For more information, or if you want to volunteer to model, email Lynne Shayko at

*Beginning Watercolor at The Parma Art Center, 7335 Ridge Rd (inside City of Parma Parks & Recreation Center). Instructor Jan McAndrew is a licensed art instructor. Starting Thursday, January 25, 2024, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This 4 week “Try Me” beginners class is limited to 12 students, in order to offer individualized attention. A $20 supply fee, payable first session, covers the cost of paper, paint and brushes for the entire 4 weeks of class. Dates are January 25, February 1, 8, & 15. Register now by email to Instructors fee is covered by a grant received from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the cigarette tax monies. Thank you CAC. 

*Coming Soon!!! Beginning Acoustic Guitar at The Parma Art Center, 7335 Ridge Rd (inside City of Parma Parks & Recreation Center). Class for ages 10 to 17. One hour instruction on Saturdays from 2:00 to 3:00 PM, 6 week introductory class. Taught by a 30 year veteran of the local & national music scene. Limited to 6 students, to ensure student receives individualized attention. Cost $60, payable in advance for the 6 week session. Must have own acoustic guitar. Instructor can offer his advise if you need to purchase a guitar for this class. Contact by email for more information regarding start date, or with questions at

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 16, Issue 1, Posted 2:00 PM, 01.01.2024