Grand Opening of RTD Design Collective Studio!

Shop sophisticated accessories and our hand-sewn luxury leather goods. All of our leather goods are hand sewn by us in our Cleveland studio!

Enjoy Custom Scent blending by Terra Verde Handmade- crafter of natural body products

Screw Factory Artists’ Studios Friday, May 30
13000 Athens Road 5 pm to 9 pm
Studio C339
Lakewood, Ohio 44107


Cure cabin fever with a visit to the industrially beautiful Lake Erie Building and spend the evening with the Screw Factory Artists. We’ll have our studio doors open to show you our work and workspace. Artwork will be on display and available for sale. This is one of only a few opportunities all year to see us, and the first time in a long while that’s we’ve had an evening event.

Be sure to stop by the Templar Motors Factory Display to meet 9 of the Templar cars which were produced in the building between 1917-1924.

MagBooth photo booth by Fred & Kristin, Mark Brabant of Hovering Object, Melissa Hale of Yates Apothecary, Theresa Yondo, Michelle Beckwith of Bella Ellie, Erika Laine Hansen of Erika Originals, Sandi Hansen of Sandi’s Kitchen Culinary Herb and Spice Blends, Nancy Cintron of Good Goat Gallery, Marcello Mellino, Cherry Rappoli, Jen Buchanon of Girl’s Best Trend, Carolina of Bom Truffles, and Rust Belt Anthology will all be visiting in the Templar Room on the third floor with the Templar Motors Factory Display. You’ll also have the chance to make your own ceramic project.
The Citizen’s Committee for Lakewood Animal Shelter will also be on-hand.

Participating studio and business tenants: Megan Frankenfield,
The Movement Factory, Gina DeSantis, Robb Durr, Freddy Hill of Bomb Factory Furniture, VTrendz, M.C. Nagel, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Katie Hanrahan, Phyllis Kohring Fannin, Kathy Patton, Kim Schoel (new tenant!), Michael Hudecek of Forest City Portage, Lori Paximadis, Ryu no Sakebi, Michelle Mowery, Ursula Ryan, Ann Caywood Brown, Jenn Szalkowski, Teresa Crompton.

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The Screw Factory Artists’ Studios at the Lake Erie Building

13000 Athens Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107


Arabella Proffer fashion illustration class/solo show

January 3, 2014

Arabella Proffer’s fashion illustration class this month is sold out! Come to her new gallery opening at BAYArts (Facebook link) Friday April fourth or watch here for additional announcements about fall classes.

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Ceramics. Soap. Candles. Sale.

October 14, 2013

Gina DeSantis Ceramics (studio C328) and Terra verde handmade (studio C339) are making space for new products so come clear us some space! Join them on Fri, Oct 18 from 4pm-8pm for this one night only sale! Gina- purchase a bag for $50 or $100, cram it full of goodies. Stock up for holiday gifts! [...]

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Holiday Open Studio November 2nd

September 22, 2013

The Screw Factory Artists’ will be opening their doors from noon-6pm on Saturday, November 2nd. We are excited this for our next event as we have welcomed a handful of new studio artists in the building. This year we welcomed Lori Paximadis (jewelry), Jennifer Szalkowski (glass fusing), Burning River Candle Co/Terra Verde Handmade and ceramics [...]

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Resident artist Arabella Proffer feature/classes

September 17, 2013

Arabella Proffer (C288) was featured recently on (as an online preview to her Plain Dealer Friday magazine feature). She also appeared this month in art news website Hyperallergic’s A View From The Easel series. Proffer will be teaching fashion illustration classes for adults in her studio this fall. These classes are new, and similar [...]

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Save the Dates: Two Open Studio Events

July 9, 2013

Our annual holiday open studio will be held on Saturday, November 2nd from 12:00pm-6:00pm.* This event will include over forty artists who work out of studios in the factory. A list of artists will be available in September. *Please note there is no call to artists for this event. This event showcases the resident artists. [...]

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Wheel Throwing Classes at the Screw Factory

May 28, 2013

All levels wheel throwing classes are now available at Gina DeSantis Ceramics. Open studio work time is also available. This classroom hopes to further awareness, understanding and appreciation of the ceramic arts. Gina has taught for over a decade at various non profits in Cleveland but decided it was time to open her own classroom. [...]

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Taste of Lakewood 2013

May 16, 2013

Sunday, June 2nd from 4-7pm. The VIP Party is held from 3-4pm on floor 3. The Screw Factory Artists are excited to open their doors during this years Taste of Lakewood Event held at the building. This event is hosted by the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and brings together 25 Lakewood restaurants. Many of the [...]

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May 4th: Spring Open Studio Event

April 11, 2013
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