3D, 2D art stand out at Summit Artspace on East Market for Ohio Collage Society show; merit award winners announced

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OHIO COLLAGE SOCIETY
11th Annual Members’ Show
Summit Artspace on East Market
140 E. Market St., Akron

June 2- July 1, 2017

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, June 2, 5-8 pm
Free and open to the public

ARTIST PANEL PRESENTATION
Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m.
Reserve your seat at ow.ly/DG4S30bO4I8     

Merit Award to Gwen Wight for New Story

You might have to come back more than once to take in all of the perspectives you’ll find in the Ohio

Collage Society’s 11th Annual Member’s Show at Summit Artspace on East Market, opening Friday, June 2.

The artists will meet with visitors at the Summit Artspace gallery for a free reception on June 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Summit Artspace on East Market is located at 140 E. Market St., Akron.

The juried show includes 60 works representing a wide variety of collage and assemblage work in diverse styles. Collage and assemblage are artistic forms that incorporate the use of other materials and objects to create a new artwork.  The show runs until July 1.

Arnie Tunstall, director of University Galleries at the Myers School of Art of The University of Akron, is the

judge. He will be selecting five award winners from the entries. He is an adjunct instructor at the Myers School of Art since 1995 and is currently teaching in the Arts Administration program at the university. He also served in curatorial and collections posts at the Akron Art Museum.

Merit Award to Nancy Sotka for Line Editing

The exhibiting artists will participate in a panel discussion about their work on Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m., in the gallery. Seating is limited. The event is free and open to the public. Please register here by June 8: ow.ly/DG4S30bO4I8                                                                      

The Ohio Collage Society which is located in Hudson is an affiliate of the National Collage Society, founded by Hudson resident and artist Gretchen Bierbaum. Gallery hours are Thursdays and

Merit Award to Clare Murray Adams for Flower Girl

Fridays, noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Open hours also include the Summit Artspace Artwalk on, Saturday, June 3, when the galleries will be open from noon to 9 p.m. The Artwalk, a continuation of the free popular downtown event, will feature art talks by resident studio artists, pop-up shops and music at Summit Artspace from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition, Summit Artspace on East Market will participate in the new downtown event, 3rd THURSDAY, June 15, 5 to 9 p.m.

For information about Summit Artspace, go to summitartspace.org or call 330-376-8480. Find Summit Artspace on Facebook, on Twitter @AkronAreaArts, Instagram and Snapchat.

Parking is available behind the Summit Artspace building and in a lot between South Summit Street andBroadway when visiting the gallery. Summit Artspace is handicap accessible and has an elevator. For information about Summit Artspace, go to summitartspace.org or call 330-376-8480. Find Summit Artspace on Facebook, on Twitter @AkronAreaArts, Instagram and Snapchat.

 

Merit Award to Gwen Waight for Look Out

 

Merit Award to Robert Carpenter for Nooks & Crannies & Orby Things

 

 

Parking behind the building
Handicap accessible

Summit Artspace Location
140 East Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: 330-376-8480

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