Walkabout Tremont visitors this Friday, January 10, can escape the cold at one of several “winter warmer” art openings from 5 to 10 p.m., and with specials at many Tremont bars and restaurants—including a 10-year anniversary celebration at Dante that’s open to everyone. In addition to the art openings listed below, the night will have extended hours at art galleries and retail shops, live music and a book signing at Visible Voice Books with Tremont artist Giancarlo Calicchia at 7:30 p.m. (Walking Mountain). Visitors can also enjoy locally produced art in many shops, restaurants and bars.
FEATURED ART ON DISPLAY
DOUBTING THOMAS – 856 Jefferson
Sean Mabin—Parma Attacks Tremont
Mabin is a Parma native who attended the Cleveland Institute of Art where he was fortunate to have been instructed by the world famous Viktor Schreckengost. He has a long relationship with the Parma Area Fine Arts Council, and now has taken the next step and opened a new gallery, named Prama Artspace and Gallery. He’s bringing his gang to Tremont.
Giancarlo Calicchia Gallery – 722 Literary
Giancarlo Calicchia—sculpture and paintings
The gallery will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. featuring sculpture and paintings by Giancarlo Calicchia. His sculptures in bronze, marble, onyx, granite, and wood seem to visit the contemporary world from the depths of a heroic past. His studio practice also is a time-travelling experience, involving cavernous spaces, months of strenuous, deafening toil, and an immersion in the process of large-scale carving rarely seen in the modern world.
TREEHOUSE – 820 College Ave.
Artwork by 7-year-old Kylie presented by A Special Wish Cleveland
A Special Wish Cleveland grants wishes for local kiddos with life-threatening illnesses (from birth up to 21 years old). One of the A Special Wish kiddos, Kylie, wants to be an artist when she grows up! Her artwork will be on display and for sale at the Treehouse throughout the month.
FLYING MONKEY – 819 Jefferson Ave.
Diverse array of influential artistic styles, masterpieces in charcoal, acrylic, and oil paint.
GRAIN – 2379 Professor Ave.
James Hamilton, maker
Art music, dancing, performance and people watching all rolled into one in this intimate space. Live music with Captain Danny McDonnell playing Southern rock & roll from 7 to 10 p.m.
TREMONT PUBLIC WORKS – 2661 W. 14th
Scott Pickering—abstract expressionism; Cleo DeOrio modern dance performance
Pickering creates bright, vibrant, figurative abstract expressionist romps into lunacy; 7 p.m. modern dance performance by Cleo DeOrio.
PAUL DUDA GALLERY – 2342 Professor Ave.
New aerial Cleveland photography by Paul Duda from his own secret drone. Check out the newly expanded gallery.
OTHER ART ON DISPLAY
- CLIMB CLEVELAND – Art from Oscar Hammers Mendez Barillas
- ROOK MODERN – Rook Modern is a gallery that curates vintage modernist designs. They buy, sell and broker Bauhaus to contemporary designs.
- LAVA LOUNGE – Featuring the artist known as CHOPMARK.
- THE BEAUTY ROOM – “Monet’s Dream” a series of abstract spa paintings by Rob Hartshorn.
- VISIBLE VOICE BOOKS – multiple artists provided by Hedge Gallery.
TREMONT PUBLIC WORKS – 2661 W. 14th
A night of comedy, food and art, plus beer and wine. Small plates available from Fat Cats and Flying Garlic. Cafe and art open 6 to 10 p.m. Tremont Comedy Corner starts at 8:30 p.m. with comedians hosted by Jay Hunter, headliner Sam Rager with guests Johnny Mocny and Brett Thomas.
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About Walkabout Tremont
Walkabout Tremont honors the artistic vision of Jean Brandt, who started the Tremont ArtWalk in 1993, with open galleries on the second Friday of each month. Walkabout Tremont expands the event’s focus with music, street entertainment, local history, restaurant and bar specials, and pop-up tents featuring art and artists from within and outside Tremont the second Friday of every month. Find more information at: https://experiencetremont.com/featured-events/walkabout-tremont/