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Public Opening and Reception on Thursday, Sept 18 @ 5-8 PM
Japanese Contemporary Fiber Sculpture in Miniature
Japanese Fiber Art MINI part II
Tina Cassara and David Sapp: Threads, Lines, Traces

The Artists Talk: Tina Cassara and David Sapp in the Euclid Avenue Gallery @ 6:15 pm
The Curator Talks: Dr. Hiroko Watanabe in the Main Gallery @ 7:00 pm

Music selections by Christopher Horne

The Davis Sculpture Studio will be open to the public for the first time, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is opening The Three Amigos: A painterly tribute to Ron Joranko, and sculptor Stephen Manka of The Manka Design Studio will show an example of his Arc Lights Installation, commissioned by University Circle Inc, that will soon be permanently in place on the Euclid Avenue median.

Comprised of 50 cerebrally captivating Japanese miniature fiber sculptures, Japanese Contemporary Fiber Sculpture in Miniature | Japanese Fiber Art MINI part II, makes its United States debut. Don't miss the amazing opportunity during the opening to meet the curator, Dr. Hiroko Watanabe, the Chair of the N.P.O. International Textile Network Japan and the Textile Design Association of Japan.
Dr. Watanabe will also give a talk at the Cleveland Institute of Art Joseph McCullough Building @ 4 PM on Friday, Sept. 19 and a talk and demonstration "Japanese Wrapping Culture and FUROSHIKI" on Sat Sept 20 @ 2 pm at The Sculpture Center.

Join us for the opening of Professors Tina Cassara and David Sapp collaborative exhibition, Threads, Lines, Traces, that celebrate the complexities and sensual nature of line. Cassara is professor and co-chair of Sculpture + Expanded Media at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Sapp, a CIA student in the late 1970s, is professor at Bowling Green University's Firelands campus. A combination of the line in fiber and graphite art, this exhibition is the beginning of an ongoing artistic experimentation in aesthetic influence and different means to develop abstract narratives.

Cesear's Forum to Present Edward Albee's OCCUPANT
a tribute to sculptor Louise Nevelson

Performed from September 19 through October 25
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
Sunday, September 28 & October 12 at 3 pm

Edward Albee's biographical drama OCCUPANT will make its Cesear's Forum regional premier in a limited September/October engagement at Kennedy's Down, Under PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland OH. A tribute to Louise Nevelson, the renowned American sculptor, OCCUPANT is performed through a Q. & A. format, where Albee's droll humor and unabashed scrutiny explores individual veracity, selective memory and the process of self-fulfillment.

Kennedy's Down Under, PlayhouseSquare,
1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH,
Call 216-241-6000 or visit www.playhousesquare.org.

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Gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday 12 noon to 4 pm or by prior appointment (Free Parking, Handicapped accessible)