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Jewelry from Japan

Jewelry from Japan

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...

Art professor displays innovative projects

By Jaclyn Scarborough, Arts & Life Writer

March 31, 2015

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

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 and his colleague, Margarita Benitez, have utilized large 3D printers for their latest projects. One is called “versus 0:02 [gridiron],” and the other is called “skin d.e.e.p.,” which stands for “digital ephemeral...

Jewelry workshop lets students relax

Jewelry workshop lets students relax

March 2, 2015

Sit down, relax, slow deep breaths in, slow deep breaths out, find that inner peace—and find that little jewelry bead that disappeared in the carpet. ZPN hosted a jewelry making class on Thursday,...

Senior show "Human Nature" sparks interest in art community

January 18, 2012

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

By: Margaret Duff This past Friday, the We Gallery in downtown Akron featured a very unique sort of art show. Erica Hoosic, a metalsmithing major from the U of A’s Myer’s School of Art, was presenting her senior show. Titled “Human Nature,” this show consisted of large jewelry art pieces that showed how we as humans relate to nature with our bodies. Unlike most jewelry shows, where the pieces are displayed on shelves...