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Civilizations Exhibits Holiday Collection at Christmas Connection Show

Posted by Natalie Farinacci on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 @ 10:30 AM

Cheryl Roetzer, artist and owner of Cleveland-based Civilizations, will feature her holiday collection of hand painted pottery at this year’s Christmas Connection at the Cleveland I-X Center, Nov. 19-21, 2010, booth #119.

Civilizations-Ornament-PlateCleveland’s Christmas Connection is an annual holiday show that features events, arts, crafts, gifts and the latest retails products from Northeast Ohio. Visit Facebook.com/Civilizations for a preview of the holiday collection, including hand painted plates, bowls, serving dishes and more.

Sponsored by Marc’s and Mickey Mart Stores, the show will feature entertainment from local high school choirs, a festival of trees, free children’s activities and costume characters. In addition, people of all ages have the chance to win cash prizes in the fourth annual gingerbread house contest.

Event Details

  • Where: Cleveland I-X Center, One I-X Center Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44135
  • When: Friday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Cost: $10 for adults at the door. Free for children 16-years-old and under.

About Civilizations

Founded in 2004 by Cheryl Roetzer, Civilizations pottery, paintings and custom artwork can be found at the Artists’ Colony, Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and at select Northeast Ohio events and fine arts festivals. Visit www.CivilizationsGallery.com for more information, or to place custom orders. You also can connect with Civilizations on Facebook. Cheryl’s artwork is also sold on the Civilizations Etsy shop.

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Tags: art show, holiday collection, press release, Cheryl Roetzer

Civilizations to Exhibit at 2010 Rocky River Fall Arts Festival

Posted by Natalie Farinacci on Thu, Sep 16, 2010 @ 10:00 AM

Cheryl Roetzer, artist and owner of Cleveland-based Civilizations, will feature her hand-crafted artwork at the second annual Rocky River Fall Arts Festival in the Old Detroit Road area of Rocky River, Ohio, on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., booth E2.

The festival features dozens of local artists. Cheryl will display a collection of original work, such as Civilizations mosaic crosses, photography, beaded jewelry, functional and decorative pottery, and handcrafted picture frames.

Civilizations-art-booth

The festival is hosted by the Rocky River Parks and Recreation Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that administers the festival with the help of volunteers and the City of Rocky River.  A portion of the proceeds from this year’s festival will go to providing a scholarship to a graduating Rocky River High School student that will be attending an accredited school for art education.

The local sponsors who have contributed to this year’s festival, include: First Federal of Lakewood, Fairview Hospital, Sweet Melissa’s, 12five9, Howard Hanna Realtor Gloria Hardington, The Shops of Old River, Terrace Construction, Lakewood/ Rocky River Sunrise Rotary Club and Danny Boys.

Event Details

  • Where: Old Detroit Shopping Area (Detroit Rd. near Wooster Rd.)
    Rocky River, Ohio 44116
  • When: Saturday, Sept.18, 2010, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: Admission is free and open to the public. There is free accessibly parking at the festival.
  • More information: Visit and connect to the Rocky River Fall Arts Festival Facebook Fan Page and Twitter @RR_FallArtsFest.

About Civilizations

Founded in 2004 by Cheryl Roetzer, Civilizations pottery, paintings and custom artwork can be found at the Artists’ Colony, Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and at select Northeast Ohio events and fine arts festivals. Visit www.CivilizationsGallery.com for more information, or to place custom orders. You also can connect with Civilizations on Facebook. Cheryl’s artwork is also sold on the Civilizations Etsy shop.

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Tags: Arts Fesitval, Cheryl Roetzer, press release

Civilizations to Exhibit at 2010 Festival of the Arts in Westlake, Ohio

Posted by Natalie Farinacci on Wed, Jul 07, 2010 @ 02:00 PM

Cleveland fine artist to feature ceramics, jewelry, custom frames and original photographs.

CIV Mosaic Mirror resized 600Cheryl Roetzer, owner of Cleveland-based Civilizations, will be among 200 fine artists exhibiting at the 18th annual Festival of the Arts on the Westlake Health Campus of St. John Medical Center, July 9-11, 2010, booth #230.

Cheryl will display a collection of original works, including: mosaic crosses, photography, beaded jewelry, functional and decorative pottery, and handcrafted picture frames.

Event Details

  • Where: St. John Medical Center, 29000 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145
  • When: Friday, July 9, 3:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, July 10, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, July 11, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Admission is free. There is a $3 per car parking fee that goes to support Community Outreach.
  • More information: Visit www.sjws.net or call 440-808-9201.

About Civilizations

Founded in 2004 by Cheryl Roetzer, Civilizations pottery, paintings and custom artwork can be found at the Artists’ Colony, Olmsted Falls, Ohio, and at select Northeast Ohio events and fine arts festivals. Visit www.CivilizationsGallery.com for more information, or to place custom orders. You also can connect with Civilizations on Facebook.

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Tags: Arts Fesitval, press release, artists colony