THE MELT (ART) CHALLENGE
PopEye/Survival Kit, Suite 303
78th Street Studios
1305 W. 80th St.
Cleveland, OH 44102
Opening Reception, 5 - 9 pm Sep 16th
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Melt Bar & Grilled, the PopEye Art Gallery at Survival Kit is hosting a special Melt-themed art show. Over 25 local Cleveland artists will display original and unique Melt-inspired artwork.
Special pieces by Derek Hess, John G and Jake Kelly will also be on display. All pieces will be on sale and most artists will be on-site to meet/greet and discuss their creations. The event will also feature live music starting at 9PM
Participating artists include: Erin Caruso, Rich Cihlar, Jamal Collins, Joe Day, Benji Diaz, Eileen Dorsey, Laura and Gary Dumm, Sarah Elfers, James Giar, Ben Hale, Ron Hill, Abby Jo, Chad Kimes, George Kocar, Matt Kokoski, Clare Kolat, Rachel Latina, Va...n Monroe, John L, Nagy, Billy Nainiger, Angela Oster, Bob Peck, Ashley Ribblett, Noelle Richard, Jeff Ritchie, John Saile, Briette Sheaffer, Rachel Strongoli, Joey Strunk, Tim Switalski, Buzz Szilagyi, Linas Vaitkus, James Waite and Nathan Ward.
The all-star panel of jurors includes Dana Depew, Derek Hess, John G. and Jake Kelly. A section of the gallery will display Melt-themed work by the jurors.
The opening reception will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 16 during Third Friday at 78th Street Studios. The exhibition remains on view for Third Friday in October (Oct. 21). Following both receptions, local musician and co-founder of Survival Kit Brian Straw will present free performances by local bands and musicians at 9 p.m.
PopEye Gallery is located in suite 303 on the third floor of 78th Street Studios.
For more information about PopEye Gallery, or to submit artwork for future consideration, please contact Omid at Omid.Tavakoli@popeyegallery.com or Josh at Josh.Usmani@popeyegallery.com.