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Meet the Artist: Deanna Dionne, Street Glass Studio

Many people walk by broken auto glass on the street and just chalk it up to another random break-in, most likely not giving it a second thought after they pass by. For local artist Deanna Dionne, this broken glass served as the muse for her uniquely beautiful jewelry and sculpture business called Street Glass Studio, formerly Cleveland Street...

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Meet the Artist: Judy Takacs

There are many unsung female heroes in the world who deserve recognition. Local artist Judy Takács is aiming to honor these women in her life through her stunning portrait series, Chicks with Balls. Almost 10 years ago, she was inspired by all the various issues that her strong, smart, and courageous female friends and family were...

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Meet the Artist: Kim Dettmer

“Bringing a little bit of happy into the world, one piece at a time.” Local artist Kim Dettmer’s mantra is evident in every one of her colorful, inspirational works of art. She started creating for herself initially, and found that when she made the time to fulfill her creative side, she became a happier person. “I truly believe...

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Meet the Artist: Sandy Miller, Sandy Miller Pottery

When you are passionate about something, that passion is evident in your daily life, your personal interests and, if you’re lucky, your livelihood. Local artist Sandy Miller found her passion in pottery, after years of dabbling in other careers and art forms. Sandy started her professional life as a park ranger in Ohio State Parks, which led...

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Meet the Artist: David Buttram

The City of Cleveland is in a constant state of change. Local painter David Buttram’s pursuit is to portray the inner city of Cleveland in a beautiful light through his paintings, depicting the hopefulness in this area through a local’s eyes. “The inner city is a place of confinement and a place of hope,” David explains. “It is the...

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