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A group of students and faculty with their awards at the 2020 American Advertising Awards.

Several UA Students, Faculty, Alumni Receive ADDYs at American Advertising Awards

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2020

Nearly 30 students, faculty and alumni from The University of Akron Myers School of Art received ADDY awards during the local round of the annual American Advertising Awards. Presented each year by...

Faculty and staff members began submitting their creations as early as one year ago to be featured in the exhibition.

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2019

On Aug. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m., the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art and the Emily Davis Gallery at The University of Akron will be hosting a reception for this years Faculty Exhibition. Located in UA’s...

Artist Matt Kenyon presents a lecture in Folk Hall at The University of Akron,.

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science, Art

By Julian Curet, News Contributor October 10, 2017

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, students, faculty, and members of the general public gathered inside Folk Hall at The University of Akron to hear a lecture by artist Matt Kenyon on many of his creations. Afterwards,...

Patrons encouraged to “Interface” with art exhibit

By Keli Geers, [email protected] December 1, 2016

Saturday, Dec. 3 marks the opening of Myers School of Art senior Nathan Prebonick’s exhibition, “Interface.” The exhibition is Prebonick’s senior exhibition and serves as his final requirement...

Graphic design seniors showcase work

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Photo Editor May 2, 2016

Last Friday, University of Akron senior graphic design students showcased their final portfolios at the The Myer’s Touch Exhibition in Folk Hall. The show consisted of two parts. From 4:30 p.m. until...

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...

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...

Folk hall displays a spectrum of artwork

November 20, 2012

Written by: Zaina Salem Among the hallways and gallery spaces of Folk Hall is a wide variety of works of art. In the home of the Myers School of Art, faculty and students display their creations for...

UA printmakers "Navigate Currents" in New Orleans

March 22, 2012

Written by: Maggie Duff Eleven students from the Myer’s School of Art printmaking program travelled to New Orleans last Wednesday, some boarding planes from Akron/Canton, and others from New York City....

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...

Landscapes "Within" the Gallery

November 17, 2011
The Myer’s School of Art has recently installed a new show in the Emily Davis Gallery, called “Within the Landscape, the Landscape Within.” Charles Beneke, exhibition curator and associate professor at the Myer’s School of Art, organized this show. As the title suggests, this show is comprised of 20 contemporary artists whose work is centered on the landscape and how the human culture interacts with it.

Visiting artists mentor UA students

October 17, 2011
Last week, the Myers School of Art was visited by not one, but two professional artists.

Lantern Fest illuminates the autumn night

October 10, 2011
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 Lantern Festival. This is the third year for the annual festival, and it has gotten more strange and exciting each time. This year’s theme was “Storybooks,” and artists designed their lanterns, costumes and booths to match this theme. Upon entering Crouse Street, visitors were immediately greeted by a large stage with a band playing folksy, vaudeville music. In fact, there were four different areas with 15 different bands rotating between them so that there was always music to add to the ambiance of the night.
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