“Bride in Black” at the Butler Institute of American Art

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in gallery, portraits

I’m very pleased to have been included in the 78th annual Butler Institute of Art Midyear National Exhibition, now on view through September 7th. The juried show is open to artists across the United States, and this year 91 pieces from 89 artists were selected from nearly 1,000 entries of 289 artists. While open to different mediums, ...

Grand reopening of the studio and gallery–March 14th

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in Artwalk, events, gallery

Join us Friday March 14th, as part of the monthly Tremont Artwalk and check out our new studio space–right across the street from the old location at 2687 W. 14th. We will be open from 6-10PM and will feature recent portrait work. Since Mastroianni Photography and Arts opened in early 2009, we’ve featured dozens of artists ...

Breaking in the new studio

Posted on Mar 3, 2014 in gallery, portraits

It’s been a hectic few weeks as we moved the studio into the new space, and although it’s directly across the street, it’s definitely not a lateral move. While somewhat smaller, the new studio is superior in creature comforts, and mechanical and structural integrity. Beautiful wood floors welcome, and functioning HVAC make you want to ...

We’re moving!

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Artwalk, events, gallery

After half a decade on the west side of West 14th street (next to Zion United Church of Christ) we are moving the photo studio and art gallery across the street to the former location of Second Hand Bow-Tique (2687 W. 14th). In the time I’ve been at the current location I have seen an ...

Old and new Innerbelt Bridge images available in large prints and canvasses

Posted on Nov 22, 2013 in gallery

With the construction of the new Innerbelt bridge and the imminent demolition of the old bridge, there is a lot of interest in images of this piece of Cleveland history. For a limited time I am making available several original photographs of the old and new bridge as large prints and canvasses. Yes, the perfect ...

Studio Showcase: Photography by Frank Lanza, Lindsey Beckwith, and Steven Mastroianni

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 in events, gallery

Mastroianni Photography and Arts will be featuring photography by resident studio-mates Frank Lanza, Lindsey Beckwith, and me during the November and December Tremont Artwalks. All commercial photographers in our own right, we will be showing photography more personal in nature, but still related to our work. Frank Lanza will exhibit a recent travelogue series, as ...

Donna and Alaa visit, become birds, and shoot me.

Posted on Jul 2, 2013 in gallery, portraits

In a recent visit to her father-land to introduce the family to her daughter Fanny’s new baby, cousin Donna and Fanny’s husband Alaa stopped by the studio, cameras a-blasting. Of course I would not let them leave until they dutifully stood in front of the camera…  

“Girls on Film” at Mastroianni Photography and Arts

Posted on Jun 25, 2013 in gallery, portraits

Girls on Film is a three part exhibition of new work featuring portraits of my daughters. Like the proverbial cobbler and his shoeless children, I rarely remember to do for my own family what I am paid to do for others, namely, create beautiful, formal portraits. However, there is a layer of familiarity and even ...

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Posted on Apr 10, 2013 in gallery

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Drawings, prints, and paintings from the archives by Steven Mastroianni Exhibition opens Friday, April 12, 6-10PM at Mastroianni Photography and Arts, 2688 W. 14th in the historic Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland, and a closing reception will be held Friday, May 10th, with a musical performance by Cleveland’s ...

Jason Robert Carroll: Depth of Place

Posted on Oct 16, 2012 in gallery

Join us for November’s Tremont Artwalk, when we present work by photographer Jason Robert Carroll, on November 9, 2012 from 6-10PM. The exhibit will run through November by appointment and will be open to the public again on December 14th for a closing reception. “The moment after something happens, the echo of the event is ...