The 46th Annual Art Exhibition 2022

Show Opens: August 8, 2022

Closing Reception: August 27, 6:30-9:30pm

View the online gallery.

Art Exhbition WINNERS & Artists

Gallery Viewing Hours:

Mon 8/8- 10am-6pm

Tues 8/9 – 2-7pm

Wed 8/10- 10am-4pm

Thurs 8/11- 2-8pm

Fri 8/12- 10am-4pm

Sat 8/1- 12-4pm

Sun 8/14 – 12-4pm

Mon 8/15- 5-8pm

Tues 8/16- 2-6pm

Wed 8/17- 10am-4pm

Thurs 8/18- 2-8pm

Fri 8/19- 10am-6pm

Sat 8/20- 11am-4pm

Sun 8/21- 12-4pm 

Mon 8/22- 10am-5pm

Tues 8/23-10am-5pm

Wed 8/24- 10am-5pm

Thurs 8/25- 12-8pm

Fri 8/26- 12-8pm

The 2021 Fairmount Art Exhibition’s “Best in Show” Winner: “Bird in Hand” by Susan Griffin

Meet the 2022 Fairmount Art Exhibition Jurors!

G.M. Donley- G. M. Donley’s creative pursuits have long followed parallel, sometimes intertwining visual and verbal threads of photographic art, writing, editing, and graphic design. He worked at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1991 to 2021, in roles related to design and publishing including managing creative services and designing and editing the museum magazine. A graduate of Oberlin College, he later earned an MS in urban studies at Cleveland State University. Since settling in Cleveland Heights in the late 1980s, he has been active as a freelance writer, designer, and artist in photo-based art, including exhibitions at William Busta Gallery and Foothill Galleries. A founding member and two-time past president of the nonprofit Heights Arts, he currently serves as chair of that organization’s exhibition community team, which reviews artist submissions, curates exhibitions, and installs shows in the Heights Arts gallery on Lee Road in Cleveland Heights.

G. M. Donley, Rooms to Let #1– Photographic composite

Will Grimm- Will Grimm is a quilter, dyer, and weaver living in Cleveland, Ohio. He was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his grandmother taught him to sew at a young age. He is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fiber. Grimm’s work has been featured in publications such as Curated Quilts, Fiber Art Now, and BMoreArt, among others. Grimm has shown work in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland, and most recently, San Diego. He is currently the Studio Manager at Praxis Fiber Workshop in Cleveland, Ohio.

Carlene Holtz- Carlene Holtz is a Chagrin Falls native and South Russell resident, a mother, artist, business owner, and current President of the Geauga Arts Council. Her works typically evoke a sense of reverence for the natural world through painting, sculpture and mixed media. Having previously owned and operated a landscape and garden design company, she now combines both art forms in her work. Visionary and founder of MC Art Studio, Carlene has been bringing the arts to her community since 1999 when she opened A Garden’s Way Gallery in Burton. She has exhibited work in juried shows throughout Ohio, including the Russell Art Show, Fairmount Fine Arts Center, the Burton Art Show, and the Chagrin Valley Art Show. It is her dream to cultivate a space that welcomes artists to create, collaborate and share their artwork with the public. 

About The Fairmount Art Exhibition:

For nearly 50 years, Fairmount has been serving the residents of northeast Ohio through arts enrichment and programming. In an effort to preserve the past and reimagine the future, the Fairmount Art Exhibition serves as one of the many celebrations throughout the year honoring Fairmount’s rich history and exciting path forward.

The Fairmount Art Exhibition showcases the incredible talent of our region’s most prominent, professional artists. This exhibition is always free and open to the general public and held annually each August. Last year, the Fairmount Art Exhibition (FAE) featured 167 works of art displayed throughout Fairmount’s stunning facility.

We look forward to hosting this notable event and celebrating our local and regional artists’ work!

Watch this video to see what a Fairmount Art Exhibition is like!

Questions? More information? Contact Fairmount at 440-338-3171 or