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Jewelry from Japan

Jewelry from Japan

By George Dunlap, Writer

March 28, 2016

Internationally-exhibited jewelry artist Sayumi Yokouchi visited The University of Akron on Wednesday, March 16, to discuss her life and share her ideas. She gave her lecture in Folk Hall to a crowd of more than 50 attendees. Yokouchi grew up in Japan and currently lives and maintains studios in both...

Turning trash into recycled beauty

Turning trash into recycled beauty

By Eric Trimble, Writer

February 3, 2016

“My pieces are completely organized chaos,” said sculptor Julie Schenkelberg while referring to her artwork. Schenkelberg visited the Akron Art Museum on Jan. 31 to showcase her art and to talk about her artistic process. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Schenkelberg received a degree in art...

“Puttin’ Ink on Paper’

“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 how he started printing. It started out as a hobby for Kennedy until he discovered Artist Book Works in Chicago, where he took cla...