Best Painter

Frank Oriti

Readers' Choice

For the third consecutive year, you voted the talented Frank Oriti as the best painter in Cleveland. And you, wonderful readers, know your art. Oriti's unique, photorealistic portraits of friends and family have earned him well deserved acclaim from both near and far. A graduate of both Ohio University and Bowling Green, Oriti developed his work ethic in local steel mills. A recipient of the Cleveland Arts Prize Emerging Artist Award and Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award, his work has been featured in The New York Times. You can meet Frank and view his latest work during Third Fridays at his studio on the third floor of 78th Street Studios, in Suite 301. We hear he makes a mean Manhattan too.