cocktails + connection + collaboration - SEAN Membership Drive @ ArtHouse January 14, 2008

Submitted by bginley on Tue, 01/13/2009 - 21:23.

AH SEAN (Self-Employed Artists' Network) provides professional development opportunities for artists and arts educators.  AH SEAN promotes the work of regional artists, fosters best practices, and acts as a nexus between art and business.


$25 annual membership includes:

  • Discounts on all AH art classes taught by local professional artists.
  • Discounts on professional artist practices such as resume and grant writing workshop taught by local curators and art professional.
  • Discounts at Cleveland businesses such as Utrecht, Wood Trader Framing, Canvas Specialty, and many more.
  • Members only artist critiques.
  • Invitations to panel discussions and guest speaker events hosted at local galleries, museums, and non-profits.
  • Inside SEAN – featuring outstanding SEAN artist in AH newsletter & website.
  • Social networking.
  • Discounts membership to Artists of Cleveland.( is a website that offers artists, musicians, and all performers a professional presentation of their work for marketing purposes. Benefits include a webpage, photographic and printing services).
  • Discount on Red Dot services. (Red Dot Project provides real economic and sales opportunities for artists and arts entrepreneurs by directly linking artists and arts service providers to potential markets.


Join SEAN today by calling 216.398.8556 and request a membership form or mail in a check (made payable to Art House) to:

Art House Inc.

SEAN Membership

3119 Denison Ave.

Cleveland, OH. 44109

Please include your name, address, phone and email along with your artistic medium.


Membership begins January 2009.



Start a conversation at SEAN connection blog


SEAN Discounts

Present your SEAN membership card at these local businesses and recieve your SEAN discount:

Canvas Specialty

4045 St. Claire Ave.

Cleveland, Oh. 44103


Wood Trader

13429 Ceadr Rd.

Cleveland Heights, OH. 44118



1798 Coventry Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 371-3500

Prizm; The Artist's Supply Store

5690 Mayfiled Rd.

Lyndhurst, Oh. 44124


Upcoming SEAN Programs



cocktails + connection + collaboration

Art House has been revitalizing our SEAN program. 

All of us at Art House want to meet

current, past, and future SEAN members. 

Bring business cards and mingle and network with other local artists.

where: Art House, 3119 Denison Avenue

when: 7 - 9 pm Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Free and open to all artists!

R.S.V.P. to Elizabeth Emery

eemery [at] arthouseinc [dot] org

or 216.398.8556


Professional Presentation Workshops


Residency Proposal Writing for the Individual Artist

March 26, 2009

Spaces Gallery

2220 Superior Viaduct
Cleveland OH 44113

Thursday night 6-9 p.m.

Instructor: TBA

Special presentation by: Sarah Beiderman

Manager SPACES World Artists Program


Lighting and Shooting your Artwork

April 23, 2009

Artists of Cleveland

Thursday night 6-9 p.m.

Instructor: Al Fuchs of Artists of Cleveland

$30 SEAN members

$40 non-members



One-Day Professional Artists Workshops

This winter/spring Art House is excited to offer 3 one-day professional artists workshops taught by prominent and influential North East Ohio artists. Learn valuable techniques and skills you can use to enhance and apply to your own work.

Ruth Bercaw
Assemblage (Collage)
February 28, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Eva Kwong
March 14, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Charles Basham
April 25, 2009
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Each workshop:

$125 SEAN members

$135 non-members



Individual Artist’s Page
AH SEAN Members can purchase a page on at a reduced rate. 

Your page will include:

  • Summary – artist statement or description of your work (150 words)
  • Contact information including email and phone number
  • Photographs – up to four photos of your work (see attached requirements)
  • Additional Information - there will be space below the photos for information about the work, your shows, and or resume
  • Discounts on other services provided by, including photography, scanning, copy work, archival giclee/inkjet prints, slides from digital files, design services, press releases and more

Costs and How It Works

The cost to participate for the first year is $55.00. This includes your Membership to and Art House administrative fees. It does not include your AH SEAN Membership fees. Should you choose to maintain your Membership for a second year the cost of renewal is $40 and includes administrative fees.

For more information and to download the registration form click below.

ArtistsofCleveland Registration       

Other helpful sites... - Home Page


kenn [at] rabblerouser [dot] com


  Magic word:

OPEN STUDIO: this weekend

January 17, 2009

Family Open Studio at Art House is now FREE!
(4 pound lumps of clay will be sold for $3 each but all other materials are free.)
Open Studio is a special opportunity to make art with any and all family members
 in a real art studio.
Make a MESS in our space and we'll clean up.
Use our endless strange and wonderful art supplies.
Learn new processes and fun techniques from professional artists.  Each week a different
activity will be featured, but enjoy all the Art House activities you have in the
All Ages Family Open Studio
(kids must be accompanied by an adult)
Saturdays                       1- 3 pm
January 17, 2009             printmaking
February 21, 2009           portraits
March 21, 2009               day of clay
May 16, 2009                  action abstract express
Every third Saturday of the month, join us at Art House for lots of fun.  Make your
own unique art with your family members.

Art House

3119 Denison Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44109 

216 398 8556