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CIA’s Reinberger Galleries plans exhibitions for November-December 2014, and March-April 2015 featuring nationally and internationally known artists.
Bruce Checefsky, director of CIA’s Reinberger Galleries, will curate two public exhibitions for the galleries that will approach social engagement of art from different perspectives and with different art forms.
Nov. 7-Dec. 20
Locations: Reinberger Galleries and the Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts
An international-artists exhibition exploring multi-layered narratives of identity, exile, and displacement through works of photography, video, installation and other media. The artists include:
Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts
The Community Works exhibition will open with a panel discussion, moderated by Reinberger Galleries Director Bruce Checefsky and featuring Teixeira, Liao, Hasager, Woolard, and Jahoda.
CIA’s Community Works series continues in spring 2015 with a major exhibition in the Reinberger Galleries, Women to Watch - Ohio, and, in the Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts, a collection of artworks and research findings presented by students enrolled in three new field-based courses.
March 31-May 2
Where are all the women artists? According to the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), 51% of visual artists today are women, yet only 5% of work on US museum walls is by women, and work by women makes up only 5% of major permanent collections in the US and Europe. And according to a research paper, “The Gender Gap in Art Museum Directorships,” published by the Association of Art Museum Directors, women hold just 24% of art museum director positions at museums with budgets over $15 million and earn 71¢ for every dollar earned by male directors.
Through a unique collaboration with the Ohio Advisory Group of NMWA, CIA shines a spotlight on accomplished women artists with Women to Watch—Ohio. This exhibition, the last major show in CIA’s current Reinberger Galleries, will feature artworks by five women artists from Northeast Ohio who work in a variety of media including ceramics, tapestry, painting and drawing, photography, installation, and mixed media.
All of the artists are nominees for the international Women to Watch exhibition in Washington, D.C., which opens on June 4, 2015 at NMWA. They were selected by Reto Thüring of the Cleveland Museum of Art and Rose Bouthillier of MOCA Cleveland based on the theme of women, nature and art. Women to Watch - Ohio includes CIA graduates Christi Birchfield (Class of 2006) and Lauren Yeager (Class of 2009), plus Hildur Jonsson, Mimi Kato, and Eva Kwong.
Reinberger Galleries Director Bruce Checefsky is curating Women to Watch - Ohio with the assistance of Jen Rokoski, a graduate level curatorial intern from the Art History and Museum Studies program at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Rokoski was identified and engaged by Ohio Advisory Group member Catherine Scallen, who is chair of CWRU’s Art and Art History Department.
“We’re organizing this exhibition because women have been under recognized in exhibitions in this region and nationally and this is an attempt to show the significance of their contributions,” Checefsky said. “These particular women artists represent the very best and the finest craftsmen and artists in the region and have reputations that extend nationally and globally.”
Women to Watch - Ohio opens to the public with a reception in Reinberger Galleries on Thursday, April 2, from 6-8 pm. As part of CIA's Lunch On Fridays series, the featured artists will participate in a public panel discussion on women in the arts on Friday, April 10, 2015, at 12:15pm in Aitken Auditorium in the Gund Building. Rokoski will moderate the forum.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, based in Washington, D.C., is the only museum dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of women artists through exhibitions, acquisitions, educational initiatives and archival research. Read more about this remarkable museum here.
The Ohio Advisory Group of the National Museum of Women in the Arts provides leadership, guidance, and resources in support of the museum's mission and works to elevate the profile of accomplished women artists from Ohio. The founding members of the Ohio Advisory Group are distinguished women leaders in Ohio who share a passion for the art and/or advocacy for women.
Co-Chairs and Founders:
Spring semester 2015
Art and research findings by CIA students enrolled in the three new, field-based courses associated with Community Works will be on display in the Project Space on the first floor of CIA’s McCullough building in the spring. The three new courses are:
CIA's Reinberger Galleries has made The Culture Trip's list of the 10 best art galleries in Cleveland.