zygote press

Zygote Press is an artist workshop promoting contemporary fine-art printmaking. Through advocacy, exhibitions, community programs, and affordable, professional workspace, Zygote stimulates collective exchange. Here, artists create new work, audiences explore new ideas, and collaborations strengthen our community.

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Zygote Press is a non-profit, cooperative, fine art printmaking workshop located in the Quadrangle arts district in the Superior/St. Clair neighborhood. 
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Wednesday 12pm - 4pm

Saturday 12 - 4pm
& by appointment

Zygote Press is honored to be a recipient of a 2012 Cleveland Arts Prize; the Martha Joseph Prize for Distinguished Service to the Arts. Below is our short documentary video: Directed, filmed and edited by Ted Sikora, Produced by Marcie Bergman.

news and events


April 2014

The BIG Show Exhibition
Runs through April 26, 2014

May 2014

Creative Fusion Exhibition: Olivia Mihaltainu
Friday May 2, 2014 from 6-9PM
Exhibition runs through May 24, 2014

June 2014

Mail Art Show + Film Screening
June 6th - July 3rd

July 2014

Rasmuson Exchange Exhibition
Melissa Daubert's + Jimmy Riordan
Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency
Thursday July 24, 2014 from 6-8PM
Artist Talk + Potluck
Runs through July 31st

August 2014

Curator's Choice Exhibition
Curated by John Farina + Adam Tully
Exhibition runs August 8-30, 2014

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The BIG Show Exhibition

Runs through April 26, 2014


THE BIG SHOW: Iron Printmaker


CAN: Collective Arts Network Journal


CAN: Collective Arts Network Journal

CAN Journal is a quarterly magazine about visual art in Northeast Ohio. Founded in 2011 by Zygote Press, it's a membership project coordinating the efforts of more than 60 Cleveland – area galleries and art organizations to produce their own media outlet. Each issue of CAN Journal previews three months of upcoming art events with stories and schedules by member organizations, plus reporting and commentary by some of the best known arts writers in the region. The print version of CAN Journal is available free at approximately 150 locations throughout Cuyahoga County, including Zygote Press and all of the member galleries, Cuyahoga County Public Libraries, Heinen's Grocery Stores, and selected restaurants, coffee shops, and other venues. Visit the live CAN Journal online, right here.


ZPASS: Zygote Press Artist Space Share


ZPASS: Zygote Press Artist Space ShareZPASS: Zygote Press Artist Space Share

A residency-retreat-community space, ZPASS is a beautiful new apartment just above Zygote's workshop that is available for visiting artists to Zygote and other Cleveland visual arts organizations. ZPASS is supported by the George Gund Foundation, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, the Ohio Arts Council and our members and supporters like you. Any visual arts organization needing lodging for visiting/exhibiting artists–Please contact Elizabeth Emery, our Residence/Intern Coordinator at: elizabeth@zygotepress.org.




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