Read more about the ArtsLift artistic garden
The University of Akron Myers School of Art Portfolio Day for Prospective Art Students is for high school juniors and seniors and transfer students. During the review there are tours of our art facilities, classroom and studio visits, information and handouts about the Myers School of Art and Academic advisement (majors, minors, requirements, etc.). Register Online for the Portfolio Day
Akron Art Museum chief curating UA juried exhibition
The new chief curator of the Akron Art Museum, Janice Driesbach, is also curating The University of Akron Myers School of Art’s 2013 Juried Student Exhibition.
The free exhibition runs now through Feb. 28 in the Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall, 150 E. Exchange St. Hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The free opening reception is Thursday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Free parking for visitors is available during the reception, and metered spaces are available during gallery hours.
The University of Akron has offered art classes since it began as Buchtel College in 1870, and the talents of UA art students have been showcased in juried exhibitions for the past 77 years.
Driesbach has chosen more than 50 student works for this year's exhibition, including ceramics, graphic design, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video.
School of Art News and Events
UA Arts LIFT creating artistic garden entrance for Akron’s oldest church
The new community garden at the oldest church in Akron is getting an artistic entrance this summer, thanks to the talents of The University of Akron (UA) Myers School of Art and 16 local high school students.
Arts LIFT, UA's award-winning summer arts apprenticeship program for students in the Akron Public Schools, is collaborating with nationally recognized sculptor John Comunale to create a series of steel gates for the entrance of the Feed My Sheep Garden at the First Congregational Church, 292 E. Market St., in Akron’s University Park neighborhood.
Smartphone app project receives NEA grant
The interactive smartphone application converts videos into unique sound and visual compositions.
Collider series explores interactive new media March 19-April 14 at UA
Events include exhibitions, lectures, workshops, receptions and Kinect Cube interactive artworks.
ADDY awards recognize UA Myers School of Art for design excellence
Graphic design students, faculty and a graduate have won 14 ADDY awards for advertising design excellence.
Graphic Design BFA Senior Portfolio Exhibition 2013 - Pinpoint Our Portfolios
Exhibition Open: April 26 - May 3
Opening Reception - Friday, April 26, 2013
- 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Professionals Only
- 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Family & Friends
For more info:
160 E. Exchange Street
Emily David Gallery Hours:
Monday-Thursday 11 am - 7 pm