WHAT IS KOKOON ARTS?

The Kokoon Arts Gallery continues the tradition started in 1911 by William Sommer and other Cleveland Graphic Arts Tradesmen then known as The Kokoon Arts Clubs to promote a more modernist approach to producing art. We will always revere and honor historic traditional media, but the evolution of artistic creativity is never ending and new possibilities are generated using electronic and digital media.

Kokoon Arts
1305 West 80th St,
Cleveland, OH 44102
216-832-8212
williamscheele@gmail.com
Kokoon Arts Gallery
Located within 78th Street Studios
CLEVELAND SCHOOL
During the first half of the 20th century, there were a large number of talented artists living and working in the Cleveland area. The region was flourishing financially due to war-related industries and Great Lakes shipping. The old School of Design for Women evolved into the co-educational Cleveland School of Art, where many of these artists were educated and many returned as instructors. Besides art teaching opportunities in the area, there was also a strong graphic arts business community, consisting of several design and printing companies. Read More ...
HISTORIC AMERICAN
Various paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by artists working around the world from the late 20th century to the present day. Read More ...
HISTORIC INTERNATIONAL
Various paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by artists working around the world from the late 20th century to the present day. Read More ...