FEB. 7th - 10th
A free outdoor installation of interactive light-based art in the Van Aken District, Shaker Heights.
Installations illuminated 4-10pm nightly.
Experience the installations starting at 4pm, get warm by a fire pit, and then join us inside the Van Aken Market Hall (MH) for:
Dance Party with DJ Mark Mathews
Roaming performances by Fire and Light Arts
Free hot chocolate and On the Rise cookies!
Regular menu items available for purchase at Rising Star, On the Rise, Banter, Scorpacciata, and Mitchell’s Ice Cream
- Festival food specials to be announced!
Steven GutierrezSteven Gutierrez is an artist, engineer, and educator interested in the intersection of art, technology and the environment. His work has been primarily focused on social and environmental issues. His current research is directed towards finding how technology may be used to help life rather than to destroy it.
Elbowgrease DesignLauren Skunta of Elbowgrease design specializes in site specific art installations ranging from window displays, corporate art, and individual commissions. Her education is in drawing and painting, however her work utilizes a wide variety of 2D and 3D mediums.
EkumenLoop, a conception and execution by Olivier Girouard,
Jonathan Villeneuve and Ottoblix. Quartier des Spectacles
Partnership, Montreal. (Photo: Ulysse Lemerise / OSA)
Opening Night Celebration!
Thursday, February 7th | 5-8pm
Support for the inaugural Winteractive festival has been provided by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture; The Teri Chmielewski Team, Keller Williams Greater Cleveland; the Van Aken District; the Fox Charitable Foundation; the Peggy and John Garson Family Foundation; The Paris Family, Joanne Cohen & Morris Wheeler, Stephen A. Kushnick, and other generous donors in the community. In-kind support has been provided by the City of Shaker Heights and Ingenuity Cleveland.