Front Triennial

Cui Jie's Shanghai Bank Tower 2
Mark Arehart / WKSU

This summer, artists from around the world are exhibiting their work throughout Northeast Ohio as part of the FRONT International Triennial. On this week’s State of the Arts, WKSU's Mark Arehart heads to an Allen Memorial Art Museum gallery in Oberlin to take in one artist's fantastical view of architecture around her home country of China.

Mark Arehart / WKSU

The FRONT International Triennial, an extended series of art installations across the region, launched over the weekend.

'Words of Encouragement' (Making Myself Great Again) by Dana L. Depew was installed above 78th Street Studios in Cleveland as part of the CAN Triennial
Mark Arehart / WKSU

Two massive art shows are coming to Northeast Ohio this summer. The FRONT International Triennial opens this weekend and features more than 100 artists from around the world. But there’s a second triennial that just opened focused on the the local arts scene.