1300 Love: Kappa and Ryan

Posted on Nov 4, 2010 in exhibitions | No Comments

John Ryan and Beth Kappa met at the former 1300 gallery in Cleveland, five years ago.  Their collection will showcase a series of individual and collaborative paintings based on vintage patterns and symbolic references to their lives.  Color is a major element of the series, focusing on a balance of bright and muted contrasts.  This […]

Photos, Tangos, Skull Cookies, etc.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010 in exhibitions | No Comments

A perfect night for a great opening was had at Mastroianni Photography and Arts this past Friday, as we celebrated Charlotte Mann’s exhibition of prints from her visits to Mexico.

October Artwalk: Charlotte Mann

Posted on Sep 23, 2010 in exhibitions | No Comments

Mexico Quemèrico: a collection of black and white film photography by Charlotte Mann… I stubbornly maintain my allegiance to film; to the silver-gelatin alchemy of light and shadow, birthed in mysterious chemicals and water, the black & white and tones of gray, immune to manipulation, forthright and even brutal, and always honest. The deadpan phantasmagoria […]

Which Moment~This Moment: Trenchcoat Manifesto

Posted on Aug 30, 2010 in exhibitions | One Comment

We are thrilled to present an evening of all things Trenchcoat, featuring multimedia work and a live performance by Trenchcoat Manifesto duo of Tom Adams and Richard Hearn at Mastroianni Arts for the next Tremont Artwalk, September 10 from 6-10. Poet Tom Adams and multi-media artist/musician Richard Hearn combine spoken word and audio samples (both […]

The Literary Sets 2001-2010–final month

Posted on Jun 6, 2010 in exhibitions | No Comments

I’m stoked to finally show this body of work from four different sessions spanning almost a decade. The “Literary Set(s)” are portrait series taken at the historic/nostalgic Literary Cafe in the Tremont neighborhood. Each session consisted of a temporary studio setup in the back room of the Literary Cafe, where patrons were invited to step […]

Wedding photography workshop added for July

Posted on Jun 2, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

By popular demand I will be offering my wedding photography workshop right here at the studio coming up on July 15 and 16th. It’s a two day workshop which will cover everything from professional practices, shooting techniques, posing, editing and workflow, client relations, and gear requirements. We will look at real world photo examples and […]

Succession-Photography by Jonathan Wayne

Posted on Mar 30, 2010 in exhibitions | No Comments

We’re excited to be showing work by Cleveland photographer and educator Jonathan Wayne for the April and May Tremont Art Walk openings at Mastroianni Arts. Jonathan is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art and has his MFA from the Maine College of Art. He is the co-chair of the photography department at Cuyahoga […]

Still space left for the spring photography workshop-March 28

Posted on Mar 18, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

You and Your Camera: The Mastroianni Workshop–Condensed Sunday, March 28, 2010 This condensed one day workshop is designed for the curious, aspiring pro, or artist with a camera interested in learning the how-to, what-for, and why’s of photography. How does this thing work? Before we go snapping away, we’re going to learn the nuts & […]

New photography workshop added for March 28th

Posted on Feb 17, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

You and Your Camera: The Mastroianni Workshop–Condensed Sunday, March 28, 2010 This condensed one day workshop is designed for the curious, aspiring pro, or artist with a camera interested in learning the how-to, what-for, and why’s of photography. How does this thing work? Before we go snapping away, we’re going to learn the nuts & […]

Photographic Proof: 1985-1990, opening Feb. 12!

Posted on Jan 7, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After an entire year, I’m finally devoting gallery space exclusively to myself in this retrospective consisting of mostly never before seen images from my school years up to 1990.  All of the images are freshly made silver gelatin prints from the original negatives, and enlarged proof sheets as well. The show offers a glimpse into […]