Rooms to Let: CLE returns to Slavic Village

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Rooms to Let: CLE returns to Slavic Village for a third year becoming one of Cleveland’s “can’t miss” spring events!

On May 21st and 22nd, 2016 the next generation of Rooms To Let: CLE will transform E. 54th Street in Slavic Village as the installation returns to the neighborhood for a third year. Led by Slavic Village Development, Rooms to Let seeks to re-envision one of Cleveland’s most diverse and authentic neighborhoods, as it illuminates a passionate community in the midst of recovery. Dozens of artists and makers will create works in vacant homes– some of which are slated for demolition as well as in those that will be rehabilitated.

slavic2lgNew this year, a maker’s house will be the setting for “makers” and “tinkerers” who will help visitors create their own works using 3-D printing, CNC tooling, metalworking, woodworking, cooking, baking, clothing and coding. Hands-on art activities sponsored by Broadway School of Music and the Arts (build and decorate your dream house in miniature with artist Hector Castellanos) and Zygote Press Mobile Press, PLAN of NE Ohio and Augustus Turner-Member Artist of Kings & Queens of Art.

Pick up a map at 5324 Fleet Avenue and enjoy snacks from Saucisson, a beer garden sponsored by Platform Beer Co. and music sponsored by Agumboot Arts!

Curators of the event include: Dana DePew (artist), Sai Sinbondit (Designer at Bialosky + Partners Architects), Amy Krusinski Sinbondit (ceramics/sculpture), Scott Pickering (artist) and Chris Webb (artist).

Artists include: Jeffrey Chiplis, Ron Copeland, Dana Depew, Rick Ferris, Eli Gfell, Keith Graham, Jake Hochendoner, Kara Isabella, Jonah Jacobs, Charles Kiss, Robin Latkovich, Christine Mauersberger, Liz Maugans, Ella Medicus, Loren Naji, Rian Brown-Orso, Kristina Paabus, Cindy Penter, Scott Pickering, Nancy Prudic, Edward Raffel, Rebecca Rinaldi, Marc Spangenberg, Grace Summanen, Paul Sydorenko, Anna Tararova, Annette Yoho Feltes, Hector Castellanos-Lara, Roni Callahan, April Bleakley, Danielle Moorer, Latecia Wilson, Sampson Smiley, Latoya Webb, Stephanie Kluk, Melinda Placko, Rebekah Wilhelm, Jeannie Oakar, Michael Gill, teens from joint Broadway School of Music & the Arts/University Settlement after-school arts class at Washington Park Horticulture Center (under direction of artist Claudio Orso), Maker Artists include: Catherine Butler, Kate Snow, Martha Lattie, Helen & Dot Von Schneider, Valerie Grossman, Peter Debelak, Anastasial Sobvola, Makenzie Tigert, Jeremy Smith, We Can Code It, Jason Radcliffe, Laura Cooperman, thinkBox, Amy Sinbondit, Sai Sinbondit.

Rooms To Let: CLE is sponsored by Slavic Village Development with assistance from the Cuyahoga County Land Bank and supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Additional support provided by covermymeds.

Visit www.slavicvillage.org/roomstolet or contact Elizabeth Grace at elizabethg@slavicvillage.org or (216) 429-1182 ext. 102.

PRESS RELEASE submitted by
Elizabeth Grace
Director of Marketing & Fundraising
Slavic Village Development | 5620 Broadway Avenue | Cleveland, Ohio 44127
(P) 216.429.1182, ext. 141 | (F) 216.429.2632 | www.slavicvillage.org

 

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