"48 Hours of Making Art" Comes to Lake Erie College
Twenty-four artists will live, eat, sleep and socialize on site for 48 hours while making art
(Painesville, Ohio) – Twenty-four artists from throughout the United States will converge on the campus of Lake Erie College by 7 p.m. on Friday, October 20, and will remain on site for 48 hours living, eating, sleeping, socializing and making art. The widely popular "48 Hours of Making Art" exhibition will take place in the B.K. Smith Gallery at Lake Erie College.
The public is invited to interact with artists as they create works of varying media – including film, music, dance and site specific installations. The gallery will be open to the public from noon to 7 p.m. on October 21 and 22. On Sunday, October 22, the artists will install the work they created and it will remain on view through Friday, November 17. A reception is also scheduled for Friday, October 27 from 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Artists include: Robert Banks, Cleveland; Lauren Simkin Berke, New York, N.Y.; Amy Casey, Cleveland; Lane Cooper, Cleveland; Pamela Dodds, Cleveland; Cavana Faithwalker, Cleveland; Jean Alexander Frater, Cleveland; Charles Fornia, Chicago; Brian Harnetty, Columbus; Kate Joranson, Pittsburgh; Jasmine McCallum, Cleveland; Nathaniel Parsons, Cleveland; Cindy Penter, Cleveland; Cecelia Phillips, Austin, Texas; The Skavas, Cleveland; Charmaine Spencer, Cleveland;
Laurel VanMetre, Cleveland; Laura Vinnedge, Akron; Casey Vogt, Akron; Daiv Whaley, Akron; Gadi Zamir, Cleveland.
The B.K. Smith Gallery is located on the east side of Lake Erie College on Gillett Street near Phillips Osborne School. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Founded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education. The College offers 26 undergraduate majors, including new programs in sports management, forensic psychology and therapeutic horsemanship, as well as master’s degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college, grounded in the liberal arts, enrolls just over 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies programs and international learning opportunities for students.