2016 Art Installations, Tents & Vendors

Crystal Cloudscapes: Enjoy ambient beats, cloudlike seating and snow falling from the ceiling – with just a touch of crystal. With the Crystalline Artwork of Damian Venditti, plus the projections of T. Paul Lowry.

PLUS, browse offerings from our featured vendors:

Forest Funkadelic presented by Tri-C Jazz Fest: Ever been to a swanky disco in the woods? Let glowing mushroom guide your way while trees wave their silhouetted branches in front of the disco-ball full moon! With Secret Soul Club and DJ Funk Shway, plus the projections of T. Paul Lowry.

PLUS, browse offerings from our featured vendors:

Junkyard Jamboree presented by the Tri-C Jazzfest: What’s that down-home jugband sound, mixed with a little electric sizzle? It’s a musical experience for all to join in, complete with Sound Wall by Architecture Office and Metal Mayhem by Falcon Eddie Cummins.

PLUS, browse offerings from our featured vendors:

Dandelions by Ian Petroni: These larger-than-life herbs premiered at Holiday CircleFest 2016, and appear courtesy of the artist and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Fanciful Night Spirits: Artists Meagan Krapf and Robin Heinrich wend their way through the crowds, delighting audiences with a rare show!

Fire + Light: Dancers dazzle with fire spinning and LED light performances throughout the daytime and into the night.

Forest City Refresh: A new spin on pallets, these pinwheels create a new look from old trash. Catch them throwing down light in all of our main courtyards. With special thanks to Rising Star Coffee Roasters and Adam Smith.

Ice Blooms: Who says that fancy-fresh flowers can’t crack through frozen ground? These whimsical blooms will light your day, and flash to the beat all night long. With special thanks to Globe Sewing Machine and the Brite Art Team!

Platonic Solids: These frosty metal solids provide the perfect place for an impromptu conversation. Created by Brad Civic and Friends.

Periwinkle Pennants: You made it to Brite, so you’ve already won! We’ll have the pennants waving in your honor, lining the Main drag! Special thanks to Kathryn Simmons and the Brite Art Team!

Stay Hot! Fire Display by Steve Manka will warm you to your very core – don’t forget the s’mores!

Rust Belt Monster Collective: Those playful monsters are at it again, live painting upstairs in the Music Box Supper Club.

Tube Re-Boot: Upcycled cardboard tubes show their true colors, throughout the Brite Site! Special thanks to Ashley Sullivan and the Brite Art team!

Wicked Bricks: Outdoor projection by T. Paul Lowry makes an old brick warehouse new.


Artistic Director: Emily Appelbaum

Brite Art Team: Adam Smith, Andrew Kaletta, Architecture Office, Amnea Abusaleh, Ben Ballard, Colleen Allison, Emma Pavlik, Gabe Pollack, Kathryn Simmons, Maria Kuznetsov, Michelle and Vinh Nguyen, Monica Gustin, Morgan Passek, Sarah Hakli, Scott Pickering . . .