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1859 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Down the street towards Mitchell's Ice Cream.
Visit this site often as we make announcements about upcoming events and visiting illustrator talks.
2015 NOIS Events
An Evening with
Ben Hale, Jim "Rev" Giar, Randy Crider, Erin Schrechtman-Caruso,
January Kick-Off Meeting
4th Wednesday at NANO Brew
6:30 PM, FREE Parking and Appetizers
(this is a new 2015 venue change; see details at right)
Best of NOIS
Show dates are March 6 to April 3rd.
NOIS members can bring ONE piece, hopefully a really good piece
If those dates are not good they can also bring them to
Work must have a notecard on back with this info:
BAYarts will take a 40% commission.
Contact George Kocar for more information
Drawn and Quartered
We're having a real art show this time! There's lots of room so let's say 3 piece limit for artists who'd like to participate. To keep the art quality high, there will be a digital first round. Here is a tentative timeframe: Digital submissions sent to Hilary Gent, D &Q curator accepted April 20th - 24th 2015 (send to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Notifications of work accepted for drop off April 30th
Work dropped off at HEDGE Gallery May 3rd and 4th, hours TBD, final determination of work to be accepted will be made onsite
Work hung in Gallery on May 5th and 6th all day (volunteers accepted).
Opening on May 15, 2015 5-10PMShow will run through June 6, 2015
NOIS meetings occur approximately once a month. In general, speaker meetings are open to the public and are FREE. Other meetings are members-only events, and include informal gatherings at local restaurants, museums and members' homes and studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring recent artwork for informal critiques.