CLEVELAND ARTIST OPENS ART GALLERY IN BUILDING HE TRIED TO ROB 14 YEARS AGO


NEWS CHANNEL 5 CLEVELAND BY HOMA BASH


CLEVELAND - On Saturday, artist Will Sanchez will open his new art gallery on the west side of Cleveland.

It is in the same building he tried to rob at gunpoint 14 years ago.

“I sort of just kept pushing, kept believing,” Sanchez said, as he put the final touches on his gallery and paintings Friday morning.

The building sat vacant on the corner of West 54th Street and Storer Avenue in Cleveland for years. It used to be home to a mom-and-pop corner store, one that Sanchez used to frequent for cigarettes.

Then, one day in 2004, he came in for much more. READ MORE....

CLEVELAND ARTIST BUYS STORE HE ONCE TRIED TO ROB AND TRANSFORMS IT INTO AN ART GALLERY


CLEVELAND.COM BY NIKKI DELAMOTTE


CLEVELAND, Ohio - Will Sanchez chose the name La Cosecha Galeria - "The Harvest Gallery" - as a tribute to his roots. Entwined in his new art gallery in the Stockyards neighborhood, which opens this weekend, is a devotion to the place he grew up, a friendship that shaped him and a past that's come, like harvest season, full circle. READ MORE....

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