Category Archives: Fine Art

Cleveland Institute of Art 2016 Spring Shows

April 19 through April 22 Come celebrate as the CIA community unveils some of the best work created by students of all levels working in 15 majors. The Spring Show includes a Runway Show, Visual Arts Show, Craft & Design … Continue reading

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Pantone 2016 Color of the Year: A Softer Take on Color

  It’s that time of year again—Pantone announced the 2016 color of the year. With all the stress that is experienced in the world today, it is only fitting that Pantone chose not one but two colors that reflect a … Continue reading

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2016 Design Predictions

The following design predictions are taken from an article entitled, “What to Expect in 2016: Predictions from Top Creatives,” found on the How Design website. The designers and educators who commented have some interesting insight about design in 2016. Below are a … Continue reading

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Four Seasons Artwork Catching On

Carla Blackman delivered a commission for Robert & Diane Scelza that is part of her “Four Seasons” series titled “Fall at Spencer Creek,” and 64″ x 30.” It’s oil overpainted onto a canvas photographic print. In addition, Carla’s piece in … Continue reading

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“We Can Do That”

When a client asks Design Interface to create a promotional piece for their company and we mention that we are capable of doing other design work, such as… •  Annual Reports  •  Brochures/Sell Sheets  •  Booklets & Flyers   •  Technical … Continue reading

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PhotoNow Exhibit

This week I attended the opening of the annual “PhotoNow” show presented by the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve at Cuyahoga Community College Gallery East. The show features a mix of digital photography from prominent Ohio visual artists as … Continue reading

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Cleveland Institute of Art Spring Shows 2015

Spring Show 2015—April 22-April 24, 2015 CIA Spring Shows 2015 is an opportunity to view exhibits from all areas of fine art and design works by the student’s of CIA. The Spring Show include a Visual Arts Show, Craft & … Continue reading

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Q. What’s the color that will take over 2015?

A. Marsala—Pantone’s color of the year “Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth. ” —Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute® Like the … Continue reading

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See The World Through The Lens of Urban Sketchers

Urban Sketchers is a fun group I belong to that fosters the art of on-location drawing. It’s been great to go on sketch crawls with my fellow sketchers. We choose a Greater Cleveland destination on the last Sunday of the … Continue reading

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Strengthen Your Capabilities

Let’s do something today at work that feels good. First, you need to stop typing or clicking your mouse, and second, get up off your chair. Now you’re ready to  s t r e t c h  at your desk! Shake … Continue reading

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