Got Art?  We can display it!

Our Art Gallery gives local artists a place to shine.

The library is an easily accessible community gathering place which makes it an ideal public venue for displaying art. The gallery is located on the first floor of the HKIC building at the Lee Road branch, available free of charge, and is open during most regular library hours.

We welcome a diverse range of submissions from artists of all ages and backgrounds. Download an application.

Current Show

Through the Gate…A Collection of Textile Collages, by Boni Suzanne Gelfand

May 4 – May 30, 2022

Artist Statement

Every piece of my art is unique and original! Using a pair of tweezers and long sticks, I gently maneuver each tiny piece of material onto my drawing. It is done like a mosaic. The colors and materials speak to me; and then I begin. Having degrees in Art, Interior Design, and a lifelong passion for fine fabrics, the idea of collage just came naturally.

The materials that I use were all discards from various upscale design showooms (Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Europe). Splendid and sumptuous, I use European silks, Thai silk, raw linen, passementerie, artisan-crafted wallcover, crushed glass, antique pearls, glass beads, vintage sequins, abalone, mother-of-pearl, etc.

For over forty years I have been a travel agent, and traveled extensively. Travel informs my work greatly. As seen here, my travels in the Middle East and India all play a role. Perhaps my art will entice you to travel to these lands.

I am a long time member of the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. Find me on Facebook and LinkedIn.

If you are interested in reaching out to the artist, please contact Boni Suzanne Gelfand at (216) 650-3200 or boni1313@yahoo.com.

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