Tri-C To Welcome "NewNow 2018" Art Exhibit

HIGHLAND HILLS — The Eastern Campus of Cuyahoga Community College will host NewNow 2018, a biannual competitive art exhibition presented in collaboration with the Artist Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR).

NewNow 2018 will be on view Sept. 13 through Oct. 18 at Gallery East, located in room 135 of the East Education Center on campus. Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

An opening reception will be held 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13.

The exhibition features 55 works selected by Steven Matijcio, curator of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, one of the oldest contemporary art institutions in the United States. Matijcio juried the show.

More than 170 artists submitted nearly 550 entries for consideration for NewNow 2018. This is the third time the exhibit has been held in Northeast Ohio.

Matijcio selected three works for cash awards, which will be announced during the opening reception. Another award will be chosen by popular vote at the reception, with voting taking place between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Free parking is available on campus, located at 4250 Richmond Road in Highland Hills. For more information on the exhibit, call 216-987-2473 or visit

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