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

A group of students and faculty with their awards at the 2020 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 the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron), the local tier is the first of the three...

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

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

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 Folk Hall at 150 E Exchange St, this exhibition is free for the public to attend and features crea...

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science, Art

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

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, attendees moved to the Emily Davis Gallery to view Kenyon’s exhibit. “Heatsink”, is on the upper...

Patrons encouraged to “Interface” with art exhibit

By Keli Geers,

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 needed to graduate with a bachelor’s in fine arts with a concentration in painting and drawing. Dan...

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  6 p.m., professional employers viewed the artist's work, while the remainder of the event was for...

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...

Calling all ‘art nerds’

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

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 open to students, faculty and staff on Oct. 8 at 4:30 p.m. According to the Akron Art Museum’s ...

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 two exhibits: the Faculty Exhibition and the "Spectrum" exhibition. The Faculty Exhibition inclu...

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. But unlike many other spring breakers, they weren’t going to “The Big Easy” to party. Instead...

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 to the university through the thinkInkeditions program, and her objective, along with sharing her...

Landscapes "Within" the Gallery

November 17, 2011

By: Margaret Duff 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,...

New Media: UA introduces a new interdisciplinary minor

November 10, 2011

By: Mahala Bloom A new minor, New Media, has surfaced at The University of Akron, tucked in a blanket of both great intrigue and slight confusion. What is this strange new discipline? How can it benefit students? Could it even affect tomorrow’s society? New Media is very difficult to define becaus...

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 and is now continuing his printmaking work in Pittsburgh, Pa. Jen Davis, a photographer, received her MFA ...

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 Lantern Festival. This is the third year for the annual festival, and it has gotten more str...