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Show Arabella Proffer images of punk-rock tattoos, and the prolific Cleveland artist will create Elizabethan-esque portraits of the European aristocrats with whom she’s had a lifelong fascination. And rightfully so, since tattoos and Mohawk hair styles in 16th-century Europe were considered de rigueur of the times. “They would have been considered status symbols for the very rich in centuries past,” Proffer says. “Thus, they’d want to flaunt them in their …more…


To the unsuspecting passerby, the cacophony on the first floor of the historic Templar automobile factory in Lakewood signals the work of men in their hard hats and work gloves. But on the two floors above them, more than 30 of Northeast Ohio’s rarely seen visual artists diligently work on their original mosaics, throw rugs and backpacks. “I love coming into my little world,” says Robb Durr, a sculptor who …more…