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 Feb. 4-28 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.
UA 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.

Media contact: Cyndee Snider, 330-972-5196 or cyndee@uakron.edu.