SPRING OPEN STUDIO: Friday, April 8th. 6-10pm

Posted in Artist news, Events on March 28th, 2016 by Gina – Be the first to comment

More info for our event can be found on our Facebook event page. Click here for info.

Resident Artists:Bella Ellie, Ann Creed, Gina DeSantis, Robb Durr, Phyllis Fanin, Forest City Portage, Megan Frankenfield, Katie Hanrahan, Freddy Hill, Lauren HB, Karen Jewell Kett, Marc Konys, Michelle Mowery, MC Nagel, Movement Factory, Dan Pruitt, RTD Design Collective, Ursula Ryan, Ryu No Sakebi, Karen St. John Vincent, Wachshaus Von Schneider, Kim Schoel, Achala Wali

Visiting Artists and Food Vendors: Rachel Beamer, Souls Repurpose, Hectic Studio, Claire Gustafson, Ice Cream Joy, KB Confections, Rising Star Coffee, Nancy Spotts, Margaret Spotts

Holiday Shopping Hours

Posted in Events on December 14th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

A friendly reminder the Last Minute Market has temporarily moved to the Galleria this year.

If you want to shop directly from our artists check out the list below of their studio shop hours.

Daniel Pruitt: Studio C289 open Thurs 12/17-Sat 12/19 from 10am-7pm. Email to schedule your visit dan@danielpruittstudio.com

Matt Richards: Studio C333. Mon 12/14 until 7pm. Thurs 12/17 from 3pm-7pm. Email for more info ryunosakebi@mac.com

Gina DeSantis: Studio C328. Tues 12/15 11am-2pm and Mon 12/21 4pm-7pm. www.ginadesantisceramics.com

Megan Frankenfield: Studio C340. Fri 12/18 6pm-8pm. Sat 12/19 10am-2pm

RTD Design Collective: Studio C339. Fri 12/18 6pm-8pm.

Open Studio: Friday, December 4th

Posted in Events on November 28th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

Our final Open Studio event of 2015 will be held on Friday, December 4th from 6-10pm. Our event is free however we are collecting food for the Lakewood Community Service Center. At our entrances you will find drop off bins. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to help out this fantastic neighborhood organization. You can find out more about them by clicking here.

Participating resident artists for the December event include: Danielle Andes, Ann Caywood Brown, Bella Ellie, Diana Bjel, Kristen Cliffel, Martha Cliffel, Ann Creed, Gina DeSantis, Leah Gary, Katie Hanrahan, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Freddy Hill, Forest City Portage, Humble Bee Vineyards, Karen Jewell-Kett, Phyllis Kohring Fannin, Marc Konys, Sandy Millman/Joy of Vintage, Movement Factory, Megan Frankenfield, Michelle Mowery, M.C. Nagel, Martin E. O’Connor, Matt Richards/Ryu no Sakebi, Elysha Ross, RTD Design Collective, Richard Schneider, Kim Schoel, Eva Sherman/Grand River Beads,  Karen St. John Vincent, Jennifer Szalkowski/Night Owl Glass, Achala Wali

Participating visiting artists and businesses include: APEMADE, Collenn Croninger, Nicole Destro, Earth Philosophy, Elizabeth Emery, Erika Originals, Ice Cream Joy, LaLa Custom Cake, Beth Martin, Maroozi Koozies, Debora Mauser, Ann Paxton, Sergio Mendez Photography, Nancie Spotts, Udella Spotts, Wright and Rede, Duck Rabbit Coffee

Find our December event on Facebook here.

Please note that the Last Minute Market has moved for 2015. The event will be held at the Galleria. Visit their website for more details.

Screw Factory Open Studios This Fall!

Posted in Events on September 21st, 2015 by Gina – 1 Comment

We are opening our doors twice this fall! Join us on Saturday, November 7th for our first event. It will be held from noon-6pm.

Participating resident artists for the November event include:

Bella Ellie, Diana Bjel, Ann Creed, Gina DeSantis, Robb Durr, Katie Hanrahan, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Freddy Hill, Forest City Portage, Karen Jewell-Kett, Marc Konys, Sandy Millman/Joy of Vintage, Movement Factory, Megan Frankenfield, Michelle Mowery, M.C. Nagel, Martin E. O’Connor, Daniel Pruitt, Matt Richards/Ryu no Sakebi, Elysha Ross, RTD Design Collective, Ursula Ryan, Richard Schneider, Kim Schoel, Eva Sherman/Grand River Beads,  Karen St. John Vincent, Jennifer Szalkowski/Night Owl Glass, Achala Wali

Participating visiting artists and businesses include: Colleen Croniger, Nicole Destro, Earth Philosophy, Erika Originals, Ice Cream Joy, LaLa Custom Cakes, Liza Michelle Jewelry, Nancie Spotts, Udella Spotts, Wright and Rede, Duck Rabbit Coffee

Find our November event on Facebook here.

Our December event will be held on Friday the 4th from 6-10pm. Please note the Last Minute Market is not at the Lake Erie Building this year so our two events will be your chances to shop your favorite studio artists.

Participating resident artists for the December event include: Danielle Andes, Ann Caywood Brown, Bella Ellie, Diana Bjel, Kristen Cliffel, Martha Cliffel, Ann Creed, Gina DeSantis, Leah Gary, Katie Hanrahan, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Freddy Hill, Forest City Portage, Humble Bee Vineyards, Karen Jewell-Kett, Phyllis Kohring Fannin, Marc Konys, Sandy Millman/Joy of Vintage, Movement Factory, Megan Frankenfield, Michelle Mowery, M.C. Nagel, Martin E. O’Connor, Matt Richards/Ryu no Sakebi, Elysha Ross, RTD Design Collective, Richard Schneider, Kim Schoel, Eva Sherman/Grand River Beads,  Karen St. John Vincent, Jennifer Szalkowski/Night Owl Glass, Achala Wali

Participating visiting artists and businesses include: APEMADE, Nicole Destro, Earth Philosophy, Erika Originals, Ice Cream Joy, Beth Martin, Debora Mauser, Ann Paxton, Sergio Mendez Photography, Nancie Spotts, Udella Spotts, Wright and Rede, Duck Rabbit Coffee

Find our December event on Facebook here.

We are located within the Lake Erie Building at 13000 Athens Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107.

Two Fall Open Studio Events!

Posted in Artist news, Events on August 18th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

The Screw Factory Artists are hosting two events this fall. The first will be held on Saturday, November 7th from 12-6pm. The second will be held on Friday, December 4th from 6-10pm. A complete list of participating artists for both events will be available after Oct 1st.

Please note the Last Minute Market will be held at the Galleria this year. 

Fall Open Studio: Saturday, November 7th from noon-6pm

Posted in Artist news on July 20th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

Most of the artists are on hiatus this summer or busy with outdoor shows around town. We will be back on Saturday, November 7th with our next event. In the meantime sign up for our newsletter for info on where to find your favorite Screw Factory Artists. Click here and register your email. We send out one email monthly and perhaps one extra during an event month.

In the meantime…

Work from the Lake Erie Building itself is on display at BayArts as a part of the Squared UP gallery show. “Curator Christopher Gray explores the current Instagram movement in photography. Photographs taken only with mobile phones will be assembled into an exhibit that takes photography beyond that which hangs on the wall to a place where it can engage a community of photographers around a common theme.” Presented in the Dianne Boldman Education Gallery through July 31. All proceeds from the sale of the Lake Erie Building’s pieces are being donated to BayArts, a not for profit organization committed to providing a welcoming lakeside environment to stimulate, encourage and support professional and aspiring artists of all ages through collaboration, education and exhibition. BayArts is part of the Huntington Reservation in the Cleveland Metroparks at 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village, Ohio 44140. More information is available at http://BayArts.net or by calling 440-871-6543. The Dianne Boldman Education Gallery is located in the Huntington House at BayArts and is open Monday–Saturday from 9a – 5p.

Clay Classroom Expanding at Gina DeSantis Ceramics

Posted in Artist news, Classes on June 10th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

Gina DeSantis is expanding her classroom studio this fall. The space will be doubled in size allowing for more programming during the week including the addition of a hand building course and morning wheel throwing classes. There will also be extended independent studio hours and options. Students can start registering for fall on June 15 with all classes being added by July 1.

The studio is also hiring for hand building and wheel throwing instructors. Please send your resume, 10 images of artwork and 3 professional references to ginadesantisceramics@gmail.com. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Interviews will start in early July.

Spring Open Studio

Posted in Events on March 5th, 2015 by Gina – Be the first to comment

Please join us on Friday, March 27th from 6-10pm for our annual open studio event. You can rsvp on Facebook as well!

We will be updating the artist list throughout the month of March.

Resident: Danielle Andes, Diana Bjel, Michael Boich, Ann Caywood Brown, Ann Creed, Gina DeSantis, Megan Frankenfield, Phyllis Kohring Fannin, Katie Hanrahan, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Forest City Portage, Freddy Hill, Ingrid Hoegner-Leek, Karen Jewell-Kett,  Marc Konys, The Movement Factory, Michelle Mowery, M.C. Nagel, Night Owl Glass, Dan Pruitt, RTD Design Collective, Ryu no Sakebi, Dott Schneider, Kim Schoel, Eva Sherman, Karen St. John Vincent, Achala Wali

Visiting: APE MADE, Jamie Ausperk, Earth Philosophy, Liza Michelle Jewelry, Nancie Spotts, Udella Spotts, Wright and Rede, Yates Apothecary

Also joining us on floor 3 are Templar Motors Auto Display, Ice Cream Joy and Clark Pope Catering

Kickin’ it with Kenny at the Screw Factory

Posted in Uncategorized on February 27th, 2015 by Kathy – Be the first to comment

Kenny Crumpton stopped by the studios today and visited with artists Gina DeSantis, Ruth Sholtis-Furyes and Tony D’Alessandro of RTD Design Collective and Jenn Szalkowski of Night Owl Glass. He also chatted with Alyssa Lee Wilmot, owner of the Movement Factory. Then he checked out the newly expanded event space with landlord Ralph Lukich.

We had a great time giving Kenny a tour this morning. Please remember to save the date for our spring open studio on Friday, March 27th from 6-10pm. A complete list of artists and participants will be available in early March.  Gina DeSantis

You can see the segment here.

If you have any questions regarding the Screw Factory Artist events please contact Gina DeSantis at ginadesantisceramics@gmail.com.

If you are inquiring about renting the space for an event visit http://lakeeriebuilding.com/.

 

 

Valentine’s Make and Take class with Karen Jewell-Kett

Posted in Classes on February 3rd, 2015 by Shannon – Be the first to comment

Make-n-Take Tangled Valentines  

Saturday,  February 7, 2015  (2 hrs, $20 + $5 material fee)

If you can doodle, you can relax and learn meditative “tangled” pattern drawing techniques while making your special someone a hand-drawn, colorful Valentine’s Day card. Lots of ideas, materials, help and inspiration. No experience necessary. Adults and teensa fun, family activity! All supplies provided.

Instructor: Karen Jewell-Kett
Location: FirstHand Studio #322, The Screw Factory in the Lake Erie Building, 13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood