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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...

The artist's work features full-room installation pieces created from recycled and reclaimed materials.

Turning trash into recycled beauty

Artist Julie Schenkelberg lectures at Akron Art Museum, exhibition planned for Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall.
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...

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...

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...

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...

Scott Kessler, AAF-Akron, President and Jacob Thompson, of The University of Akron, receiving the Student Best of Show award for his Cleveland Cyclewerks branding project.

Students win design awards

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor March 2, 2015

The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held its 70th annual American Advertising Awards at the Akron Civic Theater on Friday, Feb. 20. The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition...

UA photographers framed at Folk Hall

October 9, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Long Imagine walking into a spacious gallery filled with impressive and creative photographs from all over the world. These photographs can't be found at the Akron Art Museum; rather,...

The Brothers Mueller: Successful alumni return to Myers School of Art

February 22, 2012

By:  Mahala Bloom  Excited whispers vibrated through the Myers School of Art last week, revealing that two very special guests would be visiting Folk Hall to lecture. Nate and Kirk Mueller, also known...

Printmaking students work with visiting artist

February 15, 2012

By: Margaret Duff Printmaking students of the Myers School of Art volunteered their time to join the assembly line of students and faculty working with visiting artist Nicole Hand last week. Hand came...

Sumi Book Project

February 8, 2012

By: Margaret Duff It isn’t often that you walk into a gallery space and find the walls covered in blank paper, and even more rarely paper paired with ink and brushes. Nevertheless, this is what visitors...

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...

Painting science into the landscape: topography and art combine in UA parking lot

October 11, 2011

By: Maggie Duff This weekend, the parking lot of Folk Hall was closed for painting, but not for touching up parking spaces or filling in potholes. Instead, Akron’s ceramics professor Donna Webb and...

Lantern Fest illuminates the autumn night

October 10, 2011

By: Margaret Duff Last Saturday, Crouse and Kim Streets were transformed into a dimly lit, gypsy-like parade of families, friends, performers, artists and characters for the annual Don Drumm Studios Light-Up...

Unique watershed event rushes to Folk Hall parking lot

October 6, 2011

By: Cydney Woodyard The south parking lot behind Folk Hall (Lot 47) will be getting a transformation this weekend with your help. Students from the Meyer School of Art, Environmental Akron and the student...

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...

There is a wolf in the gallery!

September 22, 2011

By: Margaret Duff This is what students heard murmured through Folk Hall last week, as the gallery was being prepared up for the new contemporary photography show. One could have been sure that this was...

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