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Uncorked Wine Bar: Hidden Gem of Akron 11-29-16

22 High Street
By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor November 29, 2016

Want to taste some quality wines while viewing quality art exhibits? This wine bar, art gallery and music venue needs to be your next location for date night and girl’s night. This elegant wine bar is...

Entrance of Don Drumm Studios & Gallery.

Don Drumm Studios & Gallery: Hidden Gem of Akron 9-13-16

437 Crouse Street
By Michelle DeShon, Opinion Editor September 12, 2016

Today’s Hidden Gem of Akron, Don Drumm Studios & Gallery, is within walking distance of campus - so there’s no excuse for not checking it out. Why not absorb some art during a break between classes?...

‘Unclass’ unanounced

By Kaitlin Erdman May 2, 2016

If you are looking for a change of pace from the typical classroom setting, UA’s newest “Unclass” might be just what you need. Next semester, The University of Akron will be offering Reinventing...

The all-white Oscar ballot

By Brooke Griffin , Student Writer February 24, 2016

African-American actors and actresses have been snubbed year after year when it comes to the Oscars. This year was no different, when an all-white ballot was announced for the second year in a row. Actors...

Santa Zippy and students.

Santa Zippy, hurry down the chimney tonight

By John Rachal, Writer December 9, 2015

UA’s beloved mascot Zippy helped spread holiday cheer around campus with the event “Pictures with Santa Zippy” on Dec. 8 during the afternoon in the Student Union. The event was hosted by the...

Students make the state of Ohio out of string for ZPN's art series.

An art event for everyone

By Paul Clifford, Writer November 23, 2015

Although political science major Wyatt Nolker isn’t pursuing an art degree, he understands the importance of art and wants to share that with the rest of UA’s campus. On Nov. 19, students gathered...

Alexis Rockman overlooks Lake Superior.

Artwork depicts contamination

By Donald Jeffries, Writer October 12, 2015

Contemporary artist Alexis Rockman visited the Akron Art Museum on Thursday, Oct. 8, to give a lecture and present his recent artwork, which showcases the effects human beings have on the earth. In...

Bordner Mural by William Sommer, displayed at Boss Park as part of the trolley tour.

Calling all ‘art nerds’

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2015

All “art nerds” are invited to attend a trolley tour of the Inside|Out installations on The University of Akron’s campus and parts of University Park. “Art Nerd Trolley Tour” is a free tour...

Caitlin Cadieux describes differences between working in-house and freelance.

Maps in motion

By Donald Jeffries, Writer September 30, 2015

Graphic designer and animator Caitlin Cadieux visited Folk Hall on Sept. 29 to debut her first lecture titled, “The Cartography of Motion Design.” The lecture started with Cadieux showing pictures...

Uehlein's artwork titled

Students share artwork for Akron competition

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2015

Over 30 UA students have their artwork displayed in venues around downtown Akron for the fourth annual Akron Art Prize competition. Many categories will be displayed, including painting, photography,...

Visitors look at installation at Folk Hall by artist Kennedy.

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

By Donald Jeffries , Writer September 21, 2015

Artist Amos Paul Kennedy visited Folk Hall on September 15 to give a lecture and display his work for his one man exhibition, “Puttin’ Ink on Paper.” In his lecture, Kennedy gave insight into...

Visitors could take a piece of art in exchange for promising to reduce their footprint on the environment.

Beneke’s spectacular “Specter” at Akron Art Museum

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor September 14, 2015

A crowd gathered at the Akron Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 13 for UA printmaking professor Charles Beneke’s art talk, during which he explained his work “Specter” and the inspiration behind it. “I...

Seniors wrote meaningful thoughts on the chalk wall.

Senior designers display portfolio exhibit

By Nicholas Summers, Copy Editor April 27, 2015

Myers School of Art is currently hosting a senior portfolio exhibition for graphic design students to present their best work before graduating. The exhibit opened on April 24 to professionals and employers...

Art students prep for future

Art students prep for future

By Jennifer Ramolt, Arts & Life Writer April 1, 2015

UA’s art department is introducing a new course called “The Boston Mills Experience.” This education crash course teaches students how to succeed in the artistic field. The course began with Associate...

Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer March 31, 2015

The University of Akron’s assistant professor of Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Markus Vogl, presented his most recent work during a lunchtime lecture in Folk Hall on Friday, March 20. Vogl...

Juliet played by Allison Good and Romeo played by Matthew J. Wheeler  in Romeo&Juliet.

Shakespeare Company performs at UA campus

By Elizabeth Fleagle, Writer August 4, 2014

The University of Akron’s Shrank Hall was put to great use this summer, as it has become home to Akron’s own Rubber City Shakespeare Company. In its second season, Rubber City Shakespeare Company...

UA honors alumnus John Puglia with the exhibit titled Never Not Working: The Art and Influence of John Puglia.

UA honors Akron artist John Puglia

By Zaina Salem, Managing Editor July 29, 2014

John Puglia created works of art from the beauty of everything around him. Inspired by the sights of everyday life, Puglia shaped a successful career for himself and motivated others to do the same along...

Robert Jorgensen as he turned to the crowd during

UA performs patriotic celebration

Guzzetta Hall hosts a symphonic concert for America's historic anniversaries.
By Alicia Finch, Editor-in-Chief July 9, 2014

This year marks the 200th anniversary of our nation’s national anthem, along with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The University of Akron threw a celebration of America’s history...

Hower House hosts abstract book exhibit

By Dakota Phillips, Copy Editor July 3, 2014

Featured at the Hower House was an exhibit named Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, a traveling exhibition of handmade books and printmaking. The exhibit was a collection of books, paper and small watercolor...

Seniors showcase works in Pinpoint gallery

April 30, 2013

Beau Brown Senior graphic design majors are saying sayonara and waving their hands goodbye to the university, while waving their professional portfolios in the faces of potential employers. The Pinpoint...

Akron loves Masonic Drumm's

October 25, 2012

Written by: Sarah Koester Walking around the littered outskirts of campus is not pleasant until you come across Don Drumm Studios & Gallery. Whether you want to relieve yourself of stress, have an appreciation...

COLLIDER5 returns with ingenuity

September 20, 2012

Written by: Lois Elswick The annual Ingenuity Festival hit Cleveland last weekend and featured some very exciting art and technology. The festival took place behind the Cleveland Browns Stadium in two large...

Artists display work for scholarship show

March 6, 2012

By: Margaret Duff   This challenge can create very interesting, unique displays, and this year, with a staggering number of entries, many students had to think beyond the traditional, salon-style...

Art vs. Graphic Design

November 10, 2011

By: Brian Palubiak Many artists may think that design is too structured and not a real art form. On the other hand, many designers think art lacks structure and formal attributes. So where does fine...

Visiting artists mentor UA students

October 17, 2011

By: Maggie Duff Last week, the Myers School of Art was visited by not one, but two professional artists. Sean Morrissey recently received his MFA in studio art from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

Film fest adds new media class work

October 13, 2011

By: Heather Beyer Since Rob Lucas founded the Akron Independent Film and Video Festival in 2002, the event has gone through several transformations. “This was the first year that we incorporated video...

Akron Film & Pixel Fest

October 9, 2011

By: Cydney Woodyard This Thursday through Sunday, numerous guests will be flocking to the Akron Art Museum for the 2011 Akron Film and Pixel Festival. This will be the first time that the festival will...

Wild ride skateboard auction glides into Akron

October 6, 2011

By: Emily Poor For the past week, skateboards have been appearing on the walls outside the printmaking studio in the upper atrium gallery at the Myers School of Art. Students are still turning in skateboards...

Cari Miller—love Akron, love the environment

October 4, 2011

By: Qiu Jiang Cari Miller juggles the roles of being a mother of three children, a writer, an environmentalist and an artist all at once, and is now working in her studio in Summit Artspace. The first...

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