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Exhibitions . About Reinberger Gallery 

About Reinberger Gallery

CIA's Reinberger Gallery supports the creative work of professional artists by providing quality exhibition opportunities. It also serves CIA students, faculty and the community as an educational resource, and particularly to encourage artistic growth and experimentation through well-presented exhibitions, events and lectures.

Opening July 12: 2019 Alumni Exhibition

The Cleveland Institute of Art and the CIA Alumni Council are pleased to continue the tradition of hosting an alumni-focused exhibition with this year's edition curated by MOCA Chief Curator and CIA alumna Courtenay Finn.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, July 12, from 5 to 8 pm in the Reinberger Gallery. The show will remain on view through August 16.

The exhibition will feature works by the following artists: Rebecca Aloisio, Susan Breitsch, David Buttram, Allen Camp, Leslye Discont Arian, Bonnie Dolin, Michelle Droll, Kimberly Engel, Molly Fitzpatrick, Joseph Fruce, John Hrehov, Kate Kisicki, Karolena Kuhn, Melinda Lasczynski, Gregory Macek, James Meeks, Nicholas Moenich, Jenniffer Omaitz, Kiara Pelissier, Loraine Ruetz, Simone Schiffmacher, Elinore Schnurr, Petra Soesemann, Thomas Spoerndle, and Amy Vidra.

Recently on view: ThinkCraft: Fresh Takes 

As part of a yearlong focus on contemporary craft, the Cleveland Institute of Art will present ThinkCraft: Fresh Takes, an invitational exhibition of works by CIA alumni whose glass, ceramics, metal, and jewelry speak to 21st-century themes and practices. 

The show runs November 1 through December 14, 2018, in CIA's Reinberger Gallery. The opening reception will be from 6 to 8 pm at the Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44106. Admission is free. 
 
The definition of “craft” perpetually changes, and today includes centuries-old handmade goods as well as works that encompass performance, commercial design, socially engaged work, and objects created through digital technology and hybrid processes. This evolution challenges artists, audiences, and collectors to rethink the meaning of "craft," and to revisit ideas about where craft ends and where design and fine art begin.
 
The artists featured in Fresh Takes highlights work that resists old-fashioned ideas about craft. The works themselves offer a glimpse into the complexity of what it means to be a contemporary maker.

Exhibiting artists are Pamela Argentieri, Jessica Calderwood, Lisa Clague, Nate Cotterman, Uri Davillier, Chris Genter, Kirk Lang, N2 Clay (Nicci Winrock and Neal Barman), Leana Quade, Kari Russell-Pool, Kevin Snipes, Demi Thomloudis, and Thaddeus Wolfe.

CIA Artwork for Sale

Select shows offer the public the chance to purchase artwork including CIA’s student and faculty shows. This is a great opportunity to support up-and-coming artists. For more information about purchasing artwork, contact Reinberger Gallery at 216.421.7407, or email Kayli Salzano at kmsalzano@cia.edu.

For more information:

Nichole Woods
Director of Reinberger Gallery
216.421.7933 | Contact

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Kayli Salzano
Project + Visiting Artist Coordinator
216.421.7407 | Contact

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Reinberger Gallery

11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.7407

Gallery Hours

Summer hours: (May 13–August 26)

Monday–Thursday: 10am–5pm
Friday: 10am–2:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed 

The Reinberger Gallery will be closed from June 17–July 11 for an installation period.

Cuyahoga Arts and Culture

Cleveland Institute of Art is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.