Facing lost income, artists scramble to take shows online

by Derek Kreider If you’re an artist that’s been affected by the COVID-19 closures, a list of resources can be found here. If you’re interested in helping a struggling artist, here’s a site that will dis...

‘If This Wallpaper Could Talk’

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from If This Wallpaper Could Talk, a forthcoming book about Akronites and their wallpaper by Karen Starr and Shane Wynn. Along an industrial parkway on Home Ave in...

New art exhibit showcases works by 17 women of color

by John Dayo-Aliya Walking into a great art exhibit should feel like stepping onto a heightened emotional plane where ideas become tactile and dreams grow legs and soft shoe in the streets. It is a space in...

Meet Alexandria Couch, a ‘neo-heritage’ painter

by Rosalie Murphy Alex Couch is busy. When we meet in the lobby at the University of Akron’s Myers School of Art, the printmaking/painting and drawing reaches out for a handshake, noting that yes, there’s p...

9 Akron area comic creators you should know

And you didn't even know there was a comic creators scene by Megan Combs Akron’s comic book creator and illustrator scene is booming. And you don’t have to look hard for proof: The Akron ComicCon is moving to...