CLEVELAND HEIGHTS -- Kathleen Cerveny has been named the city’s 2013-2014 poet laureate.
The city’s sixth poet laureate, Cerveny replaces Cavana Faithwalker. Her appointment was approved by Heights Arts, which oversees the program.
A Northeast Ohio native, Cerveny is a 1969 graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, and worked professionally as a ceramic artists for more than 20 years. She helped found the Coventry Street Arts Fair in the 1970s, and throughout the 1980s served as a trustee and president of Ohio Craftsmen, a statewide service organization for professional craft media artists.