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Photo Galleries: Ohio  

Avon Lake
31860 Walker Rd
Avon Lake, Ohio - OH44012
Wach Gallery in Avon Lake specializes in fine vintage and contemporary photographs from the 19th and 20th century. Established in 1979, Wach Gallery specializes in original photographic works of art by Master Photographers such as Ansel Adams and also offers a variety of fine selections from various contemporary artists. These works are displayed in a showroom that is open by appointment only.
 
Canton
520 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, Ohio - OH44702
The Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography is one of the country’s newest premier photography galleries and unique in Northeast Ohio. A venue dedicated solely to photography is a rare find, let alone one of this scale.

The gallery space is the result of nearly a year’s worth of renovations to the century-old A.H. Wilson Building (1909) which is now perfectly suited for showcasing master photography.
The collection holds landmark works by more than 160 lensmen and spans the entire breadth and history of the photographic medium. From early dagguerotypes and tintypes to modern giclée prints; from Atget and Nadar to McCurry and Salgado, you will find it all here.
 
Cincinnati
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio - OH45202
The Weston Art Gallery's mission is to present and support the visual arts of the Tri-state region through exhibitions and special programs. Its objectives are to foster an awareness and appreciation of the visual arts among area residents and to support the development of professional and emerging artists of the region.
One of the most sought after exhibition venues in the region, the Cincinnati Arts Association's Weston Art Gallery is acclaimed for its eclectic mix of emerging and professional artists presented in museum-quality environs in the heart of downtown Cincinnati's restaurant and theater district. With galleries on two levels and 3,500 square feet of exhibition space, the Weston serves as a staging ground for the most intriguing visual art by local, national and internationally-recognized artists working in all media. Gallery visitors can see the latest artist projects, collaborations, site-specific installations, and new commissions as well as traditional work by the area's finest exemplars.
 
Cincinnati
20 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, Ohio - OH45202
Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.
1996 marked the inaugural ArtWorks Summer Program, a job training and employment program in the arts for talented Greater Cincinnati area teenagers.
The ArtWorks Summer Program hires youth aged 14 - 21 to work with professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community.
Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed over 2,500 area youth and 500 professional artists to create over 300 public works of art throughout Greater Cincinnati.
Hired teenagers, on average, come from as many as three states, 60 zip codes, 67 schools, and 75 neighborhoods. Ethnic makeup on average is 37% African American, 6% Other, 4% Asian, 1% Latino and 52% Caucasian. (Each program year the demographics shift slightly, but remain fairly consistent with the above composition.)
Notable ArtWorks public art projects include The Outdoor Museum, Mirror Lake at Eden Park, Queen City Art Racks, Scoop City Art and, of course, The Big Pig Gig.
 
Cincinnati
3711 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio - OH45220
The Clifton Cultural Arts Center was first imagined in 2004 after a series of community engagement meetings addressed the fate of two key historic buildings – the 1906 Clifton School and the adjacent McDonald Estate Carriage House – both scheduled to fall into disuse in 2008 as a result of imminent initiatives included in the Cincinnati Public Schools Master Plan.
A seed was sown – and the CCAC is the outgrowth of that idea: that participation in cultural and artistic activities contributes to more cohesive communities and more successful, more inspired children and adults.
Today, a proactive, dedicated group of citizens have nurtured the potential of that ideal to create a rare and remarkable opportunity: A multi-venue, truly regional Cultural Arts Center encompassing – and preserving – over 57,000 square feet of historically significant space in an incomparable urban campus.
 
Cincinnati
44 East Sixth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio - OH45202
The Contemporary Arts Center provides the opportunity for all people to discover the dynamic relationship between art and life by exhibiting, but not collecting, the work of progressive artists. It will continually increase its regional, national and international influence by providing changing visual and interactive experiences that challenge, entertain and educate.
 
Cincinnati
2727 Woodburn Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio - OH45206
Manifest is non-profit arts organization located in the Cincinnati neighborhoods of East Walnut Hills and Madisonville. The organization was created by students and professors looking to increase expectations of excellence in the artistic world, and is composed of four aspects: Gallery, Press, Drawing Center, and Artist Residency.
Manifest works heavily with photography in specialized exhibits during the city-wide FotoFocus biennial and in one of its four annual award-winning publications, the International Photography Annual (INPHA). Photography is regularly exhibited within its themed shows that occur within nine exhibit periods during the year.
In its gallery and publications Manifest has exhibited works by 1,502 artists from 49 states and 39 countries across ten seasons. In 2013 Manifest expanded its galleries by sixty-six percent resulting in a suite of five museum-quality spaces devoted to the ongoing display of works from around the world.
For more information and opportunities, please see our website.
 
Cleveland
1550 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio - OH44114
Our organization is a non-profit community darkroom, educational center, studio workspace, and photographic gallery located in the Quadrangle arts district in the St. Clair/Superior neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. Housed on the first floor of the historic ArtCraft Building, Cleveland Print Room offers a place to process 20th century emulsion-based film and analog photography collectively with others who share a passion for the photographic arts. Since photography is a huge part of everyday life, we have a shared desire to partner with the photographic community, the arts community, and the education community.
Our programs include educational workshops and classes in photographic arts with a focus on using outdated photographic processes, along with exploring interesting modes of analog processing. We offer affordable community darkroom services, studio workspace and exhibition opportunities for students, amateurs, and professional photographers. We will offer summer youth programs, a lecture series hosting local and nationally recognized photographers and archivists, and in the future an artist residency program offering darkroom facilities, studio workspace and exhibition space for visiting photographers.
 
Cleveland
24667 Cedar Road
Cleveland, Ohio - OH44124
If one is to be truly alive he or she must have passion - passion for life, for love, for family, for work, for interesting experiences, and for fine things. Passion runs deep through one's veins and soul as well as expresses itself intensely in its splendor. Our true passion is Art. Art tells a story - a story of the artist and his or her vision, the story of the work itself, and how it makes the collectors see and feel in their own eyes and memory when they look at it. Art transcends time, heritage, religion, race, composition, and feeling. It lives, breathes, and captures the essence of pure color, texture, life, objects, people, and moments. We will strive as a Gallery to bring you the greatest Old and Modern Masters the world has known, as well as some of the finest newcomers that are just beginning to make their true mark on the Art world. We promise to listen to you - your tastes, your feelings, your philosophies, your goals and your needs. We will provide you with world-class service and great Art. We hope each time you acquire a work from us, that we have added to your joy and passion for life, and that you cannot wait to return and add to your collection. We further promise to make you proud of our civic achievements through our integrity, community service, and philanthropic efforts.
 
Cleveland
1460 West 29 Street
Cleveland, Ohio - OH44113
Combining a landmark historical building with a contemporary minimalist addition, the Transformer Station is a new anchor destination in Cleveland's rapidly evolving Ohio City neighborhood. The project brings a new cultural facility to a mixed residential and industrial neighborhood within walking distance of the restaurants and shops of the Market District and blocks away from the Gordon Square Arts District.
 
Columbus
1871 N High St
Columbus, Ohio - OH43210
 
 
Dayton
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, Ohio - OH45435
In 1989 the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries became a collecting institution and adopted a collecting policy focused on works of art created post-1967 and Western in origin. This year was selected not only because Wright State University was founded in 1967, but it also marks a period of political and artistic turmoil, the aftermath of which caused significant changes in contemporary art. With the help of an NEA Purchase Plan grant and local private donors, the Galleries have grown an impressive contemporary collection of over 450 pieces that include names such as Jim Dine, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, and Lucien Freud. In 2008 the Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries received a gift of over 100 Polaroids and 50 gelatin silver prints from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts as part of its Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. The program gave 28,543 photos to 183 colleges and universities around the country. This gift provides the Dayton area public with unprecedented access to the unique photographic works of Andy Warhol.
 
Lancaster
145 E. Main St.
Lancaster, Ohio - OH43130
The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is located in Lancaster, just southeast of Columbus. It is a nonprofit museum whose mission is to engage our community with innovative and stimulating exhibitions; to deliver an arts education curriculum that unleashes a sense of possibility and imagination; and to preserve and showcase the architecture and collection that have been entrusted to our care. The Center provides exhibitions, public programs, art classes and workshops for all ages
 
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