The Deliberate Portrait–continuing in June with guest musician John Henry Scully

Posted on Jun 5, 2011 in exhibitions | No Comments

The Deliberate Portrait, A Retrospective, will continue this month during the Tremont Artwalk on June 10, with local musician John Henry Scully providing an ambient musical setting for the images. Scully, a drummer on the Cleveland scene for more than a quarter century, is setting aside the drum sticks in favor of a solo performance from […]

The Deliberate Portrait–a Retrospective

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in exhibitions | No Comments

I’m stoked to kick off the spring/summer gallery season on May 13th with a new and extensive retrospective entitled The Deliberate Portrait. This show includes studio portraits taken between 2001 and 2011, many never before seen (not even by some of the subjects!). Over 75 prints will be displayed, many newly struck for the exhibition, […]

2011 at Mastroianni Photography and Arts

Posted on Jan 5, 2011 in exhibitions | No Comments

We’re looking forward to an interesting and revamped year here at the studio and gallery! Starting out with The First Fifty, a juried show put on by Tri-C photo students Victoria Stanbridge and Joe Nicosia this Friday (1/7), we go right into Artwalk week (1/14) with a live musical performance by Simple Minded Brute accompanied […]

Neve Black and her Simple Minded Brute

Posted on Jan 3, 2011 in exhibitions | No Comments

For one night only (January 14, 2011) join us for a performance by Neve Black and her Simple Minded Brute. We would say more, but why spoil the surprise?

The First Fifty–one night only, Jan. 7, 2011

Posted on Jan 3, 2011 in exhibitions | One Comment

The First Fifty photography exhibition will feature selected student work from the Tri-C photography department. These inspiring photographs will be shown for One Night Only at Mastroianni Photography and Art studio in historic Tremont. All photo prints will be available for purchase at $50 each. This is a one night only event, Friday January 7, […]

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 […]