Cleveland Photo Fest

2019

The first annual Cleveland Photo Fest exhibitions are on display from September 1st through November 30th, 2019.

A citywide event, the CPF aims to strengthen the appreciation of photography as a major force in today’s visually driven culture.

The festival will feature gallery and art space exhibitions, photographer’s presentations, and community-oriented educational events.

See you there!

 

CPF 2019 SPONSORED  EVENTS

 

The Good Goat Gallery, Lakewood.
17012 Madison Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107  440-799-0675
Hours: Wed- Sat 1 p.m – 5 p.m. Thursday 1 p.m – 8 p.m.
Cutting Edge Cleveland | September 6th, OPENING 6 p.m – 9 p.m, thru October 3rd. Ten local photographers who work beyond their imagination.
Sell and Show Show | October 5th, 10 a.m  6 p.m thru October 30th. Photo sale of local and national photographers followed by participants exhibition.
 
FOOTHILL GALLERIES of the PHOTO-SUCCESSION, Cleveland Heights.
2450 Fairmount Blvd. Ste. M291, Cleveland Heights 44106. 216-287-3064.
HOURS: T, Th Sun 3 p.m – 5 p.m.  Weds 5 p.m –  8 p.m.
TRANSFORMATIONS | September 11th. Opening 5:30 p.m - 8 p.m. thru October 8th|Dr. Unni Krishnan Pulikkal, Kerala, India.
Silver Platinum Gold | October 10th. Opening, 5:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m thru November 1st.
Alternative processes from the 19th C. by local, national and international photographers.
Prama Artspace, Parma.
5411 Pearl Rd. Parma. 44129 216-336-5585
Open M W F S S 2 p.m – 7 p.m.
| Take a Good Look! Brush High School Student Exhibition. 
Opening 6 – 9 PM August  23rd  thru September18th | Student show of contemporary work. Closing reception Sept 18, 6 pm. – 8 p.m.
| Beyond the Camera – Manipulated Photography| Opening 6 p.m – 9 p.m September 20ththru October 24th. 
Photographs after the fact – expanding the creative horizon. Closing reception Oct 24, 6 p.m - 8 p.m
 
Orange Art Center:  Masters of Portrait Photography, Orange Village.
Orange City School District, 31500 Chagrin Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124  216-831-5130
HOURS: Daily 9 a.m – 5 p.m.
Opening: 6 p.m – 8 p.m  September 13ththru November 15th 
Cleveland master portraitists.
 
Images Photographic Art Gallery, Lakewood.  
14406 Detroit Ave Lakewood 44107.  216-406-1271
Hours W Th 1 p.m – 5 p.m, F 1 p.m – 8 p.m, Sat 1 p.m - 5 p.m  
UPHEAVAL: Richard Margolis, Photographs: Anti-War and Ku Klux Klan Rallies 1965 - 1966|
Opening 3 – 7, September 15th. thru October 12th  
LIVE Publishing Gallery, Murray Hill Schoolhouse, Little Italy. 
2026 Murray Hill Rd suite 103, Cleveland, OH 44106  216-721-1800
Open 9 a.m – 5 p.m weekdays
Darren Feist: London Fashions| Opening 6 p.m – 8 p.m August 8th, – thru October15th.
Portraits: New Faces In Portraiture January 9th– March 30th, 2020.
 
Mac’s Backs—Books on Coventry, Coventry Village.
1820 Coventry Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-321-2665
Hours: M – Th 10 a.m. – 9 p.m  Fri - Sat 10 a.m – 10 p.m   Sun 11 a.m – 8p.m.
Poetography | Opening August30th6 – 8 PM. Poetry Reading 7 PM. Thru October 15th. Local photographers interpret local Poet’s poems.
Altered LandscapesI Opening 6 – 8 PM October 25th thru November 30th. Poetry reading 7PM. Poets interpreting surrealist landscape photography.
Cleveland Botanical Garden. 
11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106  216-721-1600
Hours: T – Sat 10 a.m – 5 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m – 5 p.m
Forest, Gardens and Friends. August 20 – October 6thGroup show of Nature Photography
Wayne Mazorow Texture and Light August 13 – October 6.
Large format color Landscapes
 
Ingenuity Festival (Dreamscapes 2019) 
5401 Hamilton Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114  216-589-9444
OPEN 24 Hours September 27 – 29.
Group Show of CLEVELAND: THE RHYTHM OF FASHION: photography, models, pop-ups and clothing.
TOAST Gordon Square 
1365 W 65th St, Cleveland, OH 44102  216-862-8974
Hours T – Th 4:30 p.m – 11 p.m. F 4:30 p.m – 1 a.m  Sat 10:30 a.m – 1 a.m. Sunday 10:30 a.m – 10 p.m
Laura D’Alessandro: Into the Ether. July 19 – September 13th.
Photo constructions of shadow selves and inner worlds.
 
Doubting Thomas, Tremont. 
856 Jefferson Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113  330-958-4911
Hours: Friday
Off the Wall. Opening 6 p.m – 9 p.m, December13th- thru January 12th.
Beachwood Branch of the CCPLibrary.
25501 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44122
Hours: M - Th 9 a.m. – 9 p.m   F, Sat 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Sun 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Beachwood Photography Group Annual Exhibition. PORTRAIT PERSPECTIVES. 
Opening November 3rd 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. thru November 30th.
GALLERY Ü CLEVELAND, Cleveland.
A|O Architecture Offices Co-Work Space
5401 Hamilton Avenue  | Cleveland, OH 44114
HOURS: By Appointment 216-323-0085
REPEAT Opening July 26 6 p.m – 10 p.m.
OPEN: July 26 / Aug 30 / Sept 6 / Sept 27-29 Ingenuity Fest / Oct 25 / Nov 29
FIREFISH FESTIVAL
383 Broadway, Lorain, OH 44052
HOURS: 4 p.m – 11 p.m. 
"U MIX”
OPENING: SEPT 20 – 21

Collaborative Events

  • Glo Cleveland Presents: Open Lens 'Light Box' in partnership with CPF at Glo Cleveland.  September 22nd, 1 - 5 p.m.  Presale Tickets are $15 through August.
  • The Sun Print Workshop will be at Prama Artspace Saturday, October 19th, 1pm $20 (family orientated)
  • The Magic Lantern Show Presented by Dr. Optix. will be at The Good Goat Gallery on October 12th, 2pm (Free)
  •  The How to Take Better Holiday Family Photos lecture Presented by Herbert Ascherman Orange Art Center on November 15th, Noon-1pm (Free)
  • Rust Belt Burlesque Photo Exhibition at SPACE: RockGallery  - Friday Sept 6th 5 PM - 10 PM (Free).  For the past six years I have been shooting burlesque shows for the acclaimed Cleveland Burlesque along with my other work covering Cleveland for FreshWater Cleveland and other freelance work. In 2015 I was contacted by Ohio University Press to produce a book of my burlesque photos, along with text by Erin O’Brien. Rust Belt Burlesque was released this past July. Please join me for a  one night only exhibition of some of my favorite performer photos from over 60 some shows, mostly not featured in the book. I will also have copies of Rust Belt Burlesque for sale and to sign.