Best Shops To Buy Affordable Art In Cleveland

March 24, 2014 9:00 AM

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Artists get creative with their artwork by displaying pieces throughout the restaurants and galleries in Cleveland. Stop “just looking” and take home a piece to brighten your home and spirit. Find a Cleveland artist that inspires you, for a great price, in one of these establishments.

The Bonfoey Gallery
1710 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 621-0178

The Bonfoey Gallery is one of the largest galleries in northern Ohio. Celebrating 120 years, this gallery is not only a popular art stop but also rich in history – from the walls to the floors. Enjoy a combination of traditional, contemporary and abstract art by local artists. Some of the paintings and artwork can be rather pricey, but visit the clearance or “last chance” section of the gallery for huge savings. The Bonfoey Gallery also offers disaster restoration and framing services.

All Matters Gallery
79 N. Main St.
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(440) 247-8979

In the heart of Chagrin Falls, All Matters Gallery is a hot spot for local talent. From lush oil paintings to unique photography, work is displayed throughout the shop so finding the perfect piece for each personality is easy. Walk through the quaint shop and let the paintings call to you. The cost is reasonable enough that purchasing several could help with the indecisive mind. All Matters Gallery also offers handmade jewelry, from rings to necklaces. Since saving money is a breeze, pick up something pretty for yourself.

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(Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Lake Erie Artists Gallery
2163 Lee Road, Suite 101
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 752-9960
www.lakeerieartist.comLake Erie Artists Gallery is a gallery open to artists of all kinds. It’s not limited to just paintings so it also welcomes homemade jewelry, knitted items, wood crafts, clay art and much more. Finding something unique and one of a kind is guaranteed at this gallery. Since the prices are set by the artist and not through a middleman, prices stay lower than at an expensive art gallery. At times, the artist is willing to negotiate pricing if the purchaser will “make a good home” for their baby. This gallery is a great place to find that special gift for that special someone.

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Artefino Art Gallery Cafe
1900 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 830-1400

This young, hip cafe offers a different display of art from month to month, creating a different look and a different mood throughout the year. Artefino Art Gallery Cafe displays and sells unique glassware, paintings, jewelry and more. This cafe offers delicious sandwiches, soups, creamy smoothies, coffee and more. Relax in the center of art on one of the comfy couches while using the fee WiFi and listening to relaxing music from a variety of bands. Enjoy the ambiance and radiating inspiration.

(Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Fat Cats 
2061 W. 10th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 579-0200
www.fatcats.comSurrounded by inspiration, this funky cafe has become Cleveland’s favorite new place with the best view of the night lights. Offering a place for local artists to display their work, Fat Cats circulates artwork on a regular basis, not because it offers limited time for display but because the artwork sells quickly. It is a hot spot for creative, inspiring artists and a great place to relax and have a great pizza with great music. Enjoy a night of all around delight.

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Danielle Coots has been writing since 1996. She has published short stories and articles in many publications. Danielle loves being active in the community and providing quality information regarding current and upcoming events in the Cleveland area. Her work can be found at

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