11th Annual Jewelry Invitational
River Gallery's 11th Annual Jewelry Invitational features wonderful pieces from new and returning studio jewelers expressing their craft and talent. The show will run through the holidays. Don't miss this great opportunity to see and support our local artists and the gallery! You can check out more information about the show and the artists by clicking the button below!
Featured Artist: Carmen Romine
I value the purpose of making material choices as an artist in order to cultivate a sustainable practice and incorporate the meaning of a material’s cultural history. I make abstract landscapes and dimensional forms out of nature and re-purposed paper such as bark, leaves, dirt, thermal receipts, out-dated cashier printer rolls, end rolls of unprinted newspaper, photo backdrop paper, old sketch pads and other similar sources. Natural materials represent the notions of decay and impermanence while paper is an ancient technology of communication that was derived from nature. It is the medium that humanity has used for more than 3000 years to record history. I find the amount of time mankind has relied on its use in society absolutely fascinating. As we move forward into a more digital realm.....
River Gallery is dedicated to supporting the revival and continuance of Cleveland area arts and artists. Ara has established connections with the art professors and alumni of area schools such as the Cleveland Institute of Art, Baldwin Wallace University, and Kent State University. The gallery shows everything from contemporary to traditional style paintings, works in metals, blown glass, ceramics, and jewelry fabrications.