Press - Preview - Party: 2022 FRONT International

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Stuart O. Smith, Jr.

FRONT International 2022 Preview Days - July 14 & 15
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Dear Stuart,

I am excited to share with you an update and an invitation to celebrate the opening of the second edition of FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. Prem Krishnamurthy, our FRONT 2022 Artistic Director, has assembled a brilliant exhibition sprawling across 30 venues in Northeast Ohio and featuring a dazzling array of over 100 artists, including art stars like Julie Mehretu, Firelei Baez, Renée Green, Yoshitomo Nara, Jacolby Satterwhite.

Anticipation is high, and the press is calling FRONT one of the must-see art events of the year, along with documenta and the Venice Bienalle.

The title of FRONT 2022, Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows is inspired by a couplet by Langston Hughes, . . .

Our preview days are July 14 and 15, and we would be delighted to have you join artists and art lovers from across the country to share a packed calendar of events and programming. . . .

Laura and I  would be pleased to have you as our guests for an open house brunch at our home from 10:00 to 12:00 on July 15 and 16. . . .

Of course, FRONT runs through October 2, and we would love to see you any time this Summer. I would love to hear your thoughts and impressions.

With warm regards,
Fred Bidwell
Executive Director

I am grateful that Fred Bidwell emailed me an invitation to attend the 2022 FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art (@FrontTriennial #FrontArt2022) preview events. It was great to learn more about, and get an advanced look at some of the venues before “Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows” opened to the public on July 16, 2022. It runs through October 2, 2022.

As background, I put together both "Preview Exhibition" and "Personal Prequel" blog posts, which cover my interests and activities relating to FRONT International between the 2018 events and the start of the 2022:


Please retweet the following two tweets, since they contain links to blog posts that give background to the current FRONT exhibitions.


The scope of this second FRONT International is so large that the preview barely gave a nibble of the full banquet of northeast Ohio art that is now available for exploration. As I prepared this blog post, I learned more and more, but also realized that there still is much more to learn. In 2018, my wife and co-blogger, Julie, enjoyed visiting and blogging about many of the venues we visited, and we look forward to exploring the new art at the 2022 venues.

This blog post includes both the two days of preview events and the kickoff block party, plus additional information:

  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 -
    * FRONT Press Conference - Cleveland Museum of Art

    - Provenance Café and Importance of Accessibility to FRONT Venues
    - FRONT Web Resources
    - Inaugural FRONT Art Futures Fellows


  • Friday, July 15, 2022 -
    * Director’s Open House Brunch Presented by J.P. Morgan Private Bank - Fred & Laura Bidwell Home
    * Remembering Tamir Rice
    * Friday, July 15, 2022 - Picnic Lunch - University Circle
    * CIA Sparkling Toast Exhibition Preview - Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Gallery
    * FRONT VIP Preview Party - moCa  Cleveland (Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland)
    * CWRU Mandel School & Western Reserve Historical Society Grand Carousel

  • Saturday, July 16, 2022 -
    * FRONT Block Party - Cleveland Public Square, Gund Foundation Green



Thursday, July 14, 2022 - FRONT Press Conference - The Cleveland Museum of Art

FRONT Press Conference
July 14, 2022, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | The Cleveland Museum of Art

FRONT International welcomes members of the press to Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows, on view at 30+ sites across Cleveland, Akron, and Oberlin from July 16 through October 2, 2022.





Provenance Café and Importance of Accessibility to FRONT Venues

I was glad to be able to have both my wife and my dad join me for the FRONT Press Conference and lunch at the museum's Provenance Café. My dad enjoyed the excitement of the press conference, and I hope to visit some of the FRONT International venues with him.

Here are links with information about the dining experience at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

My dad has recently moved up to the Cleveland area so that my sister and I can look after his care. If you follow me on Twitter, you will see that I often take him to the Cleveland Museum of Art and other museums and local parks. It is great how all the museums and also the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Boston Mill Visitor Center provide wheelchairs. Here is the FRONT International Accessibility Statement, which will have a positive impact as I take my dad to visit the venues:


  • FRONT welcomes visitors of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, genders, races, and religions and is committed to providing opportunities for meaningful inclusion.

  • The FRONT PNC Exhibition Hub at Transformer Station meets and exceeds ADA requirements, offering accessible parking, ramp access, ADA accessible restrooms, and an elevator to the second floor visitors lounge. Accommodations available upon request; please contact

  • FRONT is proud to be part of the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities ALL means ALL initiative to highlight its commitment to inclusion and accessibility.



FRONT Web Resources

FRONT International 2022 Digital Exhibition Guide
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At the Thursday, July 14, 2022, FRONT Press Conference, both FRONT International and the Cleveland Museum of Art provided press releases. Even the slideshow presentation shown at the press conference was made available via a QR code. Here are links to just some of the resources available about FRONT International 2022:

Please share resources with others by retweeting the following. Please also create your own tweets (be sure to tag with both: @FrontTriennial #FrontArt2022):



Inaugural FRONT Art Futures Fellows

FRONT Triennial announces first four winners of prestigious new fellowship aimed at uplifting NEO artists of color
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FRONT Art Futures Fellows

Congratulations To Our Inaugural Art Futures Fellows: Amanda King, Antwoine Washington, Charmaine Spencer, And Erykah Townsend!

Watch this short video highlighting the inaugural fellows . . . Video by The Dark Room Co.

The four FRONT Art Futures Fellows were officially introduced at the Thursday, July 14, 2022, FRONT Press Conference.

Learn more about these first-time FRONT Fellowships in the following:

I know one of the inaugural FRONT Art Futures Fellows from her work in our community -- Amanda King. If you do a search on my website for Amanda King's Twitter name "@Just_AmandaKing," you will find that she is mentioned in eight of my blog posts. To learn see these six blog posts where her work is featured:

Congratulations to Amanda King for being one of the four FRONT Fellows. I look forward to see more of her creative work, and learning about the other artists that earned the 2022 FRONT Art Futures Fellowship.



Friday, July 15, 2022 - Director’s Open House Brunch Presented by J.P. Morgan Private Bank - Fred & Laura Bidwell Home

FRONT Director's Open House Brunch presented by J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Please join FRONT Executive Director Fred Bidwell for an exclusive brunch at his residence, . . .

Thank you,  Fred and Laura Bidwell, for opening your home to kick off FRONT International 2022.

In addition to talking to both Fred Bidwell and Laura Bidwell at the brunch, I met a local artist as well as a staff person from SPACES Gallery. I enjoyed having the opportunity to speak with creative people at this event.

This is the second time I have been to a FRONT International event in the Bidwell's home. Read about the 2019 evening in my blog post:



Remembering Tamir Rice

In addition to seeing a box painted in remembrance of Tamir Rice in front of Spaces Gallery in the morning, when I ended my day in UpTown Cleveland at moCa Cleveland, I saw another one honoring him there as well.



Friday, July 15, 2022 - Picnic Lunch - University Circle

My wife and co-blogger, Julie, volunteers at the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel at the Cleveland History Center, so I joined her at the museum during her break for a picnic lunch in the beautiful park setting of University Circle. (Click here to read my many blog posts about University Circle.)



Friday, July 15, 2022 - CIA Sparkling Toast Exhibition Preview - Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Gallery

July 15, 2022 | 4 pm — 5 pm

Cleveland Institute of Art, Reinberger Gallery
11610 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

Please join us to be among the first to preview the Cleveland Institute of Art’s four unique solo exhibitions by noteworthy artists — Jacolby Satterwhite, Dexter Davis, Loraine Lynn and Alexandra Noël — as a part of Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows, the 2022 FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.

Attendees can celebrate the start of the FRONT Triennial by sipping on sparkling wine and enjoying exhibitions in Reinberger Gallery, the Mary Ann and Jack Katzenmeyer Student Lounge and the Donna and Stewart Kohl Corridor. . . .

CIA visitors are then encouraged to attend the exhibition preview party at moCa Cleveland, where Renée Green’s Contact will debut from 5:30 to 8pm.


Thank you to Cleveland Institute of Art President and CEO Kathryn Heidemann for hosting this FRONT International kickoff preview, and taking time to tell me about the exhibition.

Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows
FRONT International 2022: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art

In partnership with FRONT International, the Cleveland Institute of Art will mount four unique solo exhibition projects by noteworthy artists—Jacolby Satterwhite, Dexter Davis, Loraine Lynn and Alexandra Noel—as a part of Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows, the 2022 FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art. . . . Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows will be on view from July 16 to October 2 at venues across Northeast Ohio.


As I entered the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) building, I heard someone call out "Stuart, is that you?" The voice I heard was that of CIA Director of College Communications and External Relations Mike Butz, who I follow on Twitter. It was great to talk to him in person about a tour I took of the CIA video lab many years ago with members of the Greater Cleveland PC Users Group, and about the current FRONT International exhibition.

In addition to FRONT International, Mike Butz told me about the current CAN Triennial: You Are Here ( exhibition, which is happening at several Cleveland area venues, including the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA). Be sure to follow @CleInstituteArt on Twitter to watch for details about a special CIA reception from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2022. This reception will precede the PechaKucha Night Cleveland at moCa Cleveland. Since I greatly enjoy both Cleveland and Akron PechaKucha Nights, I have written 14 blog posts about them (click here to view), and  in 2016, I was asked to do a special PechaKucha talk to past PechaKucha Night Cleveland presenters.

Here are the details about the reception, followed by tweets about both the CIA reception and PechaKucha Night Cleveland that I would encourage you to share with others by retweeting:

You Are Here: The Way We Transcend
CAN Triennial 2022: You Are Here

CAN Triennial 2022: You Are Here is a multi-venue exhibition organized in collaboration with an intergenerational, diverse team of curators from a range of institutional affiliations.

The University Circle portion of the CAN Triennial explores You Are Here as seen through the lens of identity, environment and journey. In other words, it is about who we are, how place impacts our sense of self, and how where we are is a function of how we got here.

You Are Here: The Way We Transcend will be on view from July 8 through August 31 in the Ann and Norman Roulet Student + Alumni Gallery. A reception will be held from 6 to 8pm Friday, July 29, and the exhibition will feature work by Cathie Bleck, Melissa English Campbell, Jill Yanik Eisert, Robin Haller and Seneca Kuchar. Eisert and Kuchar are 2008 and 2021 CIA alumni, respectively. . . . Also on view in University Circle will be You Are Here: Understanding the Space We Fill at the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve and You Are Here: Look How Far We’ve Come at The Sculpture Center.





As I was looking for some information for this blog post about CIA Director of College Communications and External Relations Mike Butz, I found an article that he wrote about the recent passing of Toby Devan Lewis. Since she was a well known supporter of contemporary art in Northeast Ohio, I thought it was appropriate to include tributes to her work. Whenever I walk through Toby's Plaza on my way to moCa Cleveland, I remember how she helped me many years ago with a fundraising event featuring artwork from Progressive Corporation. I had not heard about her April 29, 2022, passing, since I was on a backpacking trip on the Continental Divide Trail when @CleInstituteArt shared on Twitter about her lifelong contribution to our local art community.

My wife and I wrote about Toby Devan Lewis's support of both moCa Cleveland and the Cleveland Museum of Art in our University Tour blog post:



Friday, July 15, 2022 - FRONT VIP Preview Party - moCa  Cleveland (Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland)…

FRONT VIP Preview Party
by Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

Celebrate the opening of FRONT International 2022 and experience the full museum exhibition by Renée Green at moCa.

About this event
Join artists, art lovers, and international guests for an evening of connection and celebration at moCa Cleveland for the preview party kicking off Cleveland’s Triennial for Contemporary Art.

Drinks & Light Appetizers

Valet Parking Available

For questions about the event, please contact moCa's Development Director Xinxin Guo at 216.658.6918 . . .

. . . Renée Green’s exhibition Contact is presented in partnership with FRONT International 2022’s second iteration, Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. . . .

FREE daily admission supported in part by the Connor Foundation and the Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation.

moCa's Building

. . . designed to inspire dialog centered on creativity. It does so while reflecting a cosmopolitan area of Cleveland and those who bring it to life.

moCa's physical structure is nearly 34,000-square-foot . . .

The four-story building, which anchors the Uptown district, rises 60 feet from a hexagonal base to a square top, where the primary exhibition space is situated. All four floors contain areas for either exhibitions or public programs.

. . . On the top floor, the 6,000-square-foot gallery space has no fixed dividing walls, allowing for various configurations. This floor also contains a gallery designed for new media work and the Dick and Doreen Cahoon Lounge, which overlooks Toby's Plaza and Uptown.


After a quick walk through all the exhibitions in this unique four-story building, I joined others for appetizers and drinks outside in Toby's Plaza. I plan to come back with Julie and take the time to truly look at all the exhibitions. Tonight, I just wanted to get a sample taste -- meeting people was the priority of the evening.

I joined others in conversation at a stand-up table, and somehow found myself joining with family members and friends of Renée Green, who were celebrating her success this evening. It was fun hearing how proud they were of her creative work that encompasses the entire gallery space at moCa Cleveland!

Renée Green soon joined us at the table, and later, after her presentation to the attendees, I talked to her and took her photo.

Renée Green: Contact

. . . For FRONT 2022, Cleveland-born artist Renée Green has conceived Contact, her first major exhibition in the city, which occupies all of moCa Cleveland’s public spaces and radiates out into the city with workshops and film screenings.

A contrapuntal exhibition, Contact weaves together Green’s own works–some newly commissioned by FRONT 2022­–with a vast array of invited participants with whom she’s been in conversation through the years. . . . In addition to Green, Contact features the art, thinking, and voices of a diverse ensemble of artists and practitioners, including John Akomfrah, Marcel Broodthaers, Cinematic Migrations Workshop, Free Agent Media, Laura Serejo Genes, Lina Gopaul, Derrick Green, Index Literacy Program, Gabriel Kahan, David Lawson, New Humans, Nolan Oswald Dennis, Suneil Sanzgiri, Sense LA, Smoking Dogs Films, Jessica Sarah Rinland, Ian Soroka, Mika Tajima, and Pedro Zylbersztajn.

While at the reception, I also met Dennis Barrie, PhD, who is the Vice President of Experience Design at the Western Reserve Historical Society. I told him how my wife, Julie, and son, Kevin, were on the board of Euclid Beach Now, and thus were very active with the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel at his museum. Kevin is displaying his huge, vintage, amusement park memorabilia collection at the museum's Euclid Beach Days on July 23 and 24, 2022. (Click here to read my many blog posts about Euclid Beach Park.)


I was approached by moCa Development Director Xinxin Guo near the end of the evening, and enjoyed a long talk about her work at the museum. We talked about how we have both used Raiser’s Edge fundraising software, and I told her about Cleveland GiveCamp Weekend 2022. (Click here to see my Cleveland GiveCamp blog posts and visit to learn more about this opportunity for local nonprofits to receive FREE tech solutions.)

Xinxin offered to get me a copy of the still-in-development FRONT International booklet for the moCa Cleveland venue. The booklet will provide more details about the work of artist Renée Green, which now fills the museum.


I ended the my evening at the FRONT VIP Preview Party by meeting moCa Cleveland Executive Director Megan Lykins Reich, and thanking her for the enjoyable event.


In addition to thanking Megan Lykins Reich, I also thanked the moCa Cleveland staff who were running the greeting and registration table as I left the building, and asked them about returning with my dad. I have been thinking for a while about bringing my dad to moCa Cleveland, but I was concerned that he would not be able to walk the distance from the parking area. The moCa Cleveland staff I talked to were extremely helpful in offering suggestions on how they would be willing to work with me. While writing this blog post, I called and confirmed that they do provide wheelchairs that visitors can use at no charge.



Friday, July 15, 2022 - Walking by CWRU Mandel School & Western Reserve Historical Society Grand Carousel

‘The Homeless’ sculpture finds a home at Mandel School

Late contemporary artist George Segal’s piece to serve as reminder of social work school’s commitment to build a more just world

. . . The bronze statue was erected and unveiled at the entrance of the university’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences . . .

Driving or walking by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences building many times, I have seen  "The Homeless" sculpture, but I have never stopped to look at it closely. After a day of FRONT International art, it seemed appropriate this evening to stop, look closer, and read the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) article about the sculpture:


The CWRU Mandel School is known for their top master's degree in social work program, but did you know that in 2019 they celebrated 30 years of offering a masters degree in nonprofit management? Learn more from my blog post from when I attended the September 27, 2019, CWRU Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Accreditation Celebration and Scholarship Launch:


The last photo I took on the evening of July 15, 2022, was when I passed by Cleveland's Grand Carousel from Euclid Beach Park, which closed in 1969.

Of all my many blog posts about Euclid Beach Park, I recommend reading the following since it gives an overview of the park's history, my wife's and son's involvement with preserving its memory, and the current use of the park:



Saturday, July 16, 2022 - FRONT Block Party - Cleveland Public Square, Gund Foundation Green

FRONT International 2022 Block Party - Saturday, July 16
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The FRONT Block Party on Cleveland Public Square will officially kick-off FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, a free summer-long, region wide festival of contemporary art from Northeast Ohio and around the world.

Hosted by DJ Red-I and featuring performances by Free Black, Sadhu Sounds, Hello!3D, Da Land Brass Band, Blakk Jakk Dance Collective, Mellow Man Funk, The Katy Band, and a very special finale performance led by FRONT artist Asad Raza at nearby Old Stone Church. Vendors and partners on site to include Sankofa Fine Art Plus, Lake Erie Ink, Art Therapy Studio, Bike Cleveland, CAN Triennial, Splice Cream Truck, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, The Cleveland Museum of Art's Studio Go mobile art studio, FRONT, and a variety of food trucks.

Free and Open to All – No Registration needed

Schedule of Performance
2:00 PM The Katy Band
2:30 PM Free Black!
3:10 PM Blakk Jakk Dance Collective
3:20 PM DJ Red-I + Mellowman Funk
4:00 PM Sadhu Sounds
4:40 PM Hello!3D
5:20 PM Da Land Brass Band Procession to Old Stone Church
6:00 PM Asad Raza: Delegation Performance at Old Stone Church (across the street)

Tweets from before the FRONT International Block Party and about the Cleveland Public Square summer installations:


Seeing Steven Litt's tweet about the FRONT International Isamu Noguchi, “Portal,” at The Justice Center venue, I was wishing I could be in two places at once, so I could see Djapo Cultural Arts traditional African dance and music! So much is always happening in Cleveland!

I have enjoyed Djapo Cultural Arts dance show several times -- their performances are excellent! If you search for their "@djapoarts⁩" Twitter name, you will see them mentioned in four of my blog posts. Djapo Cultural Arts is featured in:


As I arrived at the FRONT International Block Party, I loved the special installations that the Cleveland Public Square has created for the summer, and the splash fountain in the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Plaza.

Blakk Jakk Dance Collective, Founded by RonDale Simpson, was formed in the summer of 2020 as a community project-based dance company. The styles include Hip-Hop fusion, Modern, Afro Beats, HBCU dance style, and stepping. BJDC was created to allow dancers of color opportunities to improve their skills, perform and build a network of emerging and professional dancers. To create works of Artistic excellence and broaden the appreciation of dance in our community.

I first met RonDale Simpson, the founder of Blakk Jakk Dance Collective, at this event:

We communicated a few times before the Block Party via Twitter, but it was really great to have some time to really listen to him at the Block Party. He told me about Blakk Jakk Dance Collective, and how it is funded by its project work. Be sure to visit the Blakk Jakk Dance Collective website to learn more at:



I have followed Gennifer Harding-Gosnell @GenniferwithaG_ on Twitter for a long time, and have always been impressed with what she shares on Twitter. We finally met in person on August 25, 2021, at the MidTown Community BBQ at the Dunham Tavern Museum. Read about our meeting, and about the work she does, in my blog post:

If you know of non-voters in our community, please help Gennifer out by sending them to the The Cleveland Observer Non-Voters Survey:


    This survey is meant for disenfranchised and non-voters only, people who are eligible to vote, but choose not to. You are either not registered at all, or you are registered but do not ever participate in elections.

    Your responses will be used to determine the topics The Cleveland Observer will be writing about for our “None Of The Above” series on non-voters. We will write about the issues you provide to us.

    I understand not voting is un-popular right now, but this survey was written by a non-voter, and I encourage you to be as open and honest as you wish.

    Maybe it’s as simple as not voting because you have no transportation to get there. Maybe it’s more complicated than that, and you think the whole political system is broken. There are no rules regarding use of language or what you can say, I only ask that you be truthful and fact-based.

Komotus’ mission is to curate experiences that initiate and enrich deeper connection to oneself and community through heart opening ceremonies, breath workshops, and body movement.

After enjoying the acrobatic performance by Komotus, I talked to one of their members. She let me know that they soon will have a new website, but in the meantime, you can find them on Sundays at 6:00 pm at the Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park. I also found them on Facebook, and was able to message them for more details. See:



Fun times:



It is always good to talk to Emily Bacha, who is one of a great team of community leaders who organize PechaKucha Cleveland. (Click here to see read my many PechaKucha blog posts.) Seeing her, and meeting her husband, Dirk Bird, for the first time, reminded me of how much I missed meeting with people in person during these past recent years of isolation due to COVID-19.

When I think of Emily Bacha, I think of the Western Reserve Land Conservancy, whose good work I often see in my travels around northeast Ohio. Emily used to be the Western Reserve Land Conservancy's Director of Communications and Marketing. I was surprised to discover that she has already been the Vice President of Public Affairs at the Ohio Environmental Council for over three years.


It will be great to go to PechaKucha after such a long time in isolation.

Fountain of Eternal Life
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The Fountain of Eternal Life, also known as the War Memorial Fountain and Peace Arising from the Flames of War, is a statue and fountain in downtown Cleveland, Ohio designed by Cleveland Institute of Art graduate Marshall Fredericks and dedicated on May 30, 1964. The sculpture, which honors Greater Clevelanders who served, died, or were declared missing in military service, is situated on Veterans' Memorial Plaza (formerly Mall A) as part of the Cleveland Mall.[…

Photos From the FRONT Block Party and Exhibition Hub
By Emanuel Wallace

The FRONT triennial is now in full swing with events and exhibitions in and around the area. Here's what we saw at the Block Party on Public Square and the Exhibition Hub at Transformer Station.

I am sorry I missed talking to Emanuel Wallace at the FRONT International Block Party, but glad I did not miss his photos! I look forward to going to Transformer Station after seeing his photos. Be sure to follow @MannyWallace on Twitter for the latest on what is happening in Cleveland.…

PHOTOSTREAM: FRONT Triennial Block Party by Anastasia Pantsios

The FRONT International Triennial, which is bringing work by nationally and internationally celebrated artists to venues in Cleveland, Akron and Oberlin for the next three months, kicked off its first weekend with a family-oriented “block party” on Public Square.



Mystery solved! I am glad I was able to find out for @gregfphotos1 the name of the band that he photographed at the FRONT Block Party.



@FreshWaterCLE Features FRONT

"People are amazed by the size and breadth of the triennial, and that all of the Cleveland exhibits are free," says Janet Renner, director of marketing for FRONT.

FreshWater Cleveland does an excellent job of featuring FRONT International in these two articles:

The first pre-opening article provides a good overview of the venue locations, and the second is a photo essay created by photographer Bob Perkoski. The photos of the artwork at venues I have not yet seen intrigue me. I often read very interesting articles about Cleveland by following @FreshWaterCLE on Twitter, and know that they will be writing more about FRONT International in the coming months.



Interesting ideastream Arts Tweets & Videos

Learn more about the above video in this article:



Related Blog Posts

In addition to the blog posts I mentioned above, I always like to end with a list of related blog posts. Since my wife and co-blogger, Julie, and I have written over 12 past blog posts about FRONT International, rather than listing them all here, it is best that you just see them all by pulling up the posts tagged with:

The one FRONT International blog post that directly relates to 2022 is the FRONT 2022 Preview post:


As I mentioned at the beginning of this blog post, my "Personal Prequel" blog post covers what I observed between the 2018 FRONT International events and the start of their events in 2022:


If interested in viewing past blog posts by venue, please see:

If you are interested in throwing the widest net to view all my art-related blog posts, please see:


Please share with others my tweets as I attend FRONT International venues, and watch for future blog posts. Also, feel free to tag me on Twitter as you explore FRONT International venues and activities, so I can share in your enjoyment.


Submitted by Stuart Smith on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:31


Thank you, Fred Bidwell, for your kind comment you made on Twitter about this blog post:

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