“Native Clevelanders, like myself, are used to national derision, enduring myriad “mistake on the lake” jokes. So, it was clearly evident to us that FRONT founder Fred Bidwell and artistic director Michelle Grabner intended to turn those Rust Belt associations around.” Check out the full article from the March/April 2019 volume of Sculpture Magazine! Download […]
It’s clear: We need space for new narratives. But how far will we get if the space-making rests in the hands of the colonizers?
Own a piece of history FRONT is pleased to release a spectacular limited edition Print Portfolio of the mural designs for Canvas City, 2018. The Canvas City limited edition print portfolio is a set of six screenprints based on original mural proposals for An American City. These limited editions were commissioned especially for the inaugural exhibition. […]
THEME SONG FOR CLEVELAND AND AKRON by Jonn Herschend and Silas Hite Because Cleveland can’t have too many theme songs…The “Theme Song for Cleveland and Akron” was commissioned by FRONT International for the 2018 Cleveland Triennial. Made in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the citizens of Northeast Ohio, the lyrics were […]
ARTFORUM: FRONT INTERNATIONAL NAMES PREM KRISHNAMURTHY AND TINA KUKIELSKI ARTISTIC DIRECTORS OF 2021 EDITION
Cleveland’s Inaugural FRONT Triennial Generated an Estimated $31 Million for the Region, Study Finds
The first edition of FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art generated over $31 million in economic impact in Northeast Ohio according to results of the region-wide summer-long event released today. Download Release as a PDF. Download the full economic study here. CLEVELAND, Dec. 17, 2018 – Northeast Ohio gained $31 million in economic impact […]