Category Archives: CDPUG Blog

Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts. Recap Part Three – How To Keep It Fresh & Stay Inspired.

It was an evening jam-packed with information. Six artists (Keith Allen, Cathie Bleck, Hilary Gent, Mike Guyot, Jess Sheeran, Salli S. Swindell) sat down with Linda Barberic to discuss selling artwork. This is the last in a three part series of blog posts. Part One discusses the artists’ best advice, Part Two gives tips on how and where to sell… Read more »

Special Offer at CPH: A Timeless Tale Burning with Contemporary Relevance

Save $! Treat your clients, friends, family and yourself to Antigone at the Cleveland PlayHouse. Discounts offered on March 29, April 9, 14 or 18. BONUS: Pre-Show Conversations happen 45 minutes prior to the start of each performance. Offer good for members of CDPUG. Renew your CDPUG membership HERE! Don’t delay! Offer ends Tuesday, March 10. SUN MAR 29 |… Read more »

Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts. Recap Part Two – How & Where + Tips!

Six diverse artists (Keith Allen, Cathie Bleck, Hilary Gent, Mike Guyot, Jess Sheeran, Salli S. Swindell) sat down with Linda Barberic to discuss selling artwork. It was an evening jam-packed with information. A previous blog post covered the artists’ best advice. In this post I will condense their thoughts on how to get art ready to sell and where to… Read more »

Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts. Recap Part One – What was the best advice you were ever given?

Six artists Keith Allen, Cathie Bleck, Hilary Gent, Mike Guyot, Jess Sheeran, Salli S. Swindell shared their best advice during a lively panel discussion held at the beautiful Keith Berr Productions studio. Just to see the studio alone was worth the trip. Bonus to hear nuggets of wisdom from these dynamic talented artists. Moderator Linda Barberic kept the conversation moving… Read more »

Get Up Close and Personal with Michelangelo

Don’t miss the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with the drawings of this master! The holidays would be a great time for a visit with family or friends. Michelangelo: Mind of the Master will be at the Cleveland Museum of Art thru January 5, 2020. I visited the exhibit earlier this month and truly enjoyed it. It was amazing… Read more »

Magical 2019 Holiday Party at Sainato’s

On a cold, crisp December night, with one of the best views of our beloved Cleveland nighttime skyline, this was a memorable holiday evening. Coming in from the chill (parking right outside the door!) and into the warm and tantalizing scent of a Italian food, we said “hello” to Judy (Membership Director) and Jim Beveridge who greeted us with festive… Read more »

Cleveland Map Book Could Be Just the Perfect Gift!

Cleveland in 50 MapsEdited by Dan Crissman with Cartography by Evan Tachovsky and David Wilson It is obvious from the multitude of successful local T-shirt businesses that Northeast Ohio has a lot of Cleveland pride. With so much interest in this city, Dan Crissman, Evan Tachovsky, and David Wilson – each with ties to the area – have compiled a visual… Read more »

Get a Clue, Buy a Gift & Save $!

Exclusively for CDPUG Members: Entertain your clients, friends, family and yourself with tickets to Clue at the Cleveland Playhouse. Special deep discounts on January 26, 30, or February 4 and 5. Bonus Fun: Pre-Show Conversations happen 45 minutes prior to the start of each performance. Special talk back Feb. 4 @ 4:15 – 5pm. Don’t delay! Offer ends December 11…. Read more »

Press Play! The Museum Transforms into the Open World Arcade

• Akron Art Museum • Saturday, December 7 11 am – 5 pm Join us at this family-friendly event and try out some of the most classic video games of all time, including Super Mario Maker, Tetris, Street Fighter II (on a giant screen),4-player Zelda: Four Swords and more, all on real, vintage console and arcade hardware. Your ticket gets you • Access to an… Read more »

Character Study: Type Design’s Past, Present, and Future

Anna Richard presented an engaging overview of typography and type design at the October CDPUG meeting. Her passion was quite evident throughout the talk. She started at the beginning, her beginning. From an early age she enjoyed math and rarely missed an episode of the TV show Numbers. Anna also enjoys art, creating her first book at two-years old! At… Read more »