Category Archives: National Events

Self Portraits: Artists Respond to COVID-19

I invite you to visit this insightful virtual gallery show from the Wasmer Gallery at Ursuline College. Although the physical gallery is now closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the gallery continues to promote and share artistic expression. This call for self portraits captures the issues and feelings many of us are going through in these unprecedented times. A time… 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 »

Energize Your Creativity – Creative Mornings

Find a unique local venue and add a dash of music, 2 to 3 espresso shots, 60 or so creatives and one clever topic – mix well. This is the recipe behind Creative Mornings Cleveland, a group I have become energized by and enamored with. Anyone involved with CDPUG should check out Creative Mornings. Links to specific speakers Creative Mornings… Read more »

Join the Cleveland Space Apps 2019 Challenge!

Are you interested in space science and exploration?Are you creative?And do you want to solve problems? If you answered yes to these questions sign up to participate in the upcoming NASA International Space Apps Cleveland Challenge. On the weekend of October 18-20, thousands of people from all over the world will participate in a global hackathon community that embraces collaboration across… Read more »

It’s HERE! GRAMMY® Award Winner Erica Brenner Receives Her Official Award

You may not have ever thought about it—but winning a GRAMMY® doesn’t mean you necessarily get to take it home from the awards ceremony!  In March, we found out about the album Apollo’s Fire “Songs of Orpheus” winning the GRAMMY® for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. (March 19, 2019 CDPUG blog entry by Jinni Fontana). The album features the talents of Apollo’s Fire Cleveland’s own… Read more »

Register Now for the International Space Apps Challenge 2018

Participant registration is now open on — a global hackathon that takes place over a 48-hour period in cities around the world. The NASA Glenn Research Center will be hosting this free weekend event in Cleveland, October 19–21. Space Apps is an international hackathon (started in 2012) and coordinated by NASA to help solve a variety of problems. Hackathons… Read more »

Mastering Portraits – Portrait Workshop to Benefit Homeless Veterans and Families

Dodd Camera will be hosting a workshop in Columbus on September 30th, to benefit homeless veterans. An event that usually has a $70 admission, you can get in for free if you bring in laundry soap, lotion, deodorant, body wash, and socks of any size for men or women (they prefer to have them new and unopened.) This workshop will… Read more »

Learn how Pixar® uses Universal Type Server® to make its award-winning animated feature films

I watched this webcast and recommend it. It has a lot of interesting background information about Pixar and the creative process there. The background information sets the stage for the not long enough portion of the webinar that discusses fonts. Fonts are discussed in their creative aspects, but also in the management and compliance aspects also. An enjoyable webcast. Wish… Read more »

MacMall Webinar: Come see what's new and improved in Adobe Creative Suite 6!

MacMall Webinar: Come see what’s new and improved in Adobe Creative Suite 6! To ensure delivery, please add to your address book. ( instructions ) Come see what’s new and improved in Adobe Creative Suite 6! Join us to see how Adobe will help you unleash your creativity with the release of Adobe Creative Suite 6! In this hour long webinar,… Read more »