operations update

3/29/20 Update about Summit Artspace alternative operations during public health emergency

Summit Artspace locations in Akron and Barberton are abiding by government directives and alternative operations have moved online. Please check the COVID-19 Alternative Operations page on our website for artist resources, online events, webinar links and more. Our galleries are temporarily closed until further notice but look for announcements of upcoming online events and art … Continue reading 3/29/20 Update about Summit Artspace alternative operations during public health emergency

Bosch

Boschian: Beautifully Bizarre Juried Art Exhibit, Feb. 21-March 28

SO BOSCHIAN: THE EXPLORATION INTO OUR DEEPEST FEARS NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 this exhibit went online from March 2020 until June 9, 2020. The online version is no longer available. Hieronymus Bosch was born Jheronimus van Aken in the Netherlands  where he lived all of his life from 1450 to 1516. … Continue reading Boschian: Beautifully Bizarre Juried Art Exhibit, Feb. 21-March 28

African American Heritage

Embracing Heritage Juried Art Exhibition for Black History Month 2020

ARTISTS EMBRACING HERITAGE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH The Embracing Heritage Juried Art Exhibition at Summit Artspace on East Market speaks to the African American experience in the Akron area, the US and across the globe. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in the Transition Gallery to celebrate Black History Month. Embracing Heritage will honor and embrace the impact … Continue reading Embracing Heritage Juried Art Exhibition for Black History Month 2020

Facing the Façade

Facing the Façade, architecture inspiring art, at Summit Artspace on Tusc

Architecture is an art form that lends itself to become icons of cities and nations. Facing the Façade is a collection depicting how local artists are affected by architecture; how they interpret it or how they choose to deconstruct it. The juried exhibition runs from Jan. 25 to March 7, 2020, at Summit Artspace on … Continue reading Facing the Façade, architecture inspiring art, at Summit Artspace on Tusc

Joan Colbert

Finding the Narrative with Joan Colbert, Jan. 16-Feb. 22

Award-winning Akron artist Joan Colbert kicks-off the year of shows in the Summit Artspace on East Market Welcome Gallery with Finding the Narrative. OPENING RECEPTION  The free opening is Thursday, Jan. 16, 4-7 p.m. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs Jan. 16-Feb. 22. WELCOME GALLERY HOURS Summit Artspace’s Welcome Gallery … Continue reading Finding the Narrative with Joan Colbert, Jan. 16-Feb. 22

BOX Gallery

BOX Gallery features Susie Lilley photos of Queen City parks, Jan. 10-Feb. 8

Artists of Rubber City will showcase photographer Susan Lilley’s The Queen City Parks, featuring the Ohio River front, in The BOX Gallery located at Summit Artspace on East Market. OPENING RECEPTION  The exhibition opens Friday, January 10, with a free artist reception 5-8 p.m. Queen City Parks runs through Feb. 8 Admission to the show … Continue reading BOX Gallery features Susie Lilley photos of Queen City parks, Jan. 10-Feb. 8

Akron Society of Artists

Akron Society of Artists presents Painting from Life, Jan. 10-Feb.14

Local artists in the Friday morning life drawing sessions at the Akron Society of Artists’ studio in Summit Artspace will show their work from Jan. 10 through Feb. 14. OPENING RECEPTION  The show opens Friday, Jan. 10, 5-8 p.m. in the ASA third floor gallery at 140 E. Market St., Akron. GALLERY HOURS ASA’s third … Continue reading Akron Society of Artists presents Painting from Life, Jan. 10-Feb.14

FRESH

FRESH RETURNS JAN. 10 WITH NEW CUTTING EDGE LOCAL ART AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET

The first show of the year in the main gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market sets the bar for local artists and the FRESH 2020 Juried Art Exhibition, that opens Jan. 10, is no exception and is even taking on extra space in the art center. Juror and artist Katina Pastis Radwanski chose 69 … Continue reading FRESH RETURNS JAN. 10 WITH NEW CUTTING EDGE LOCAL ART AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET

Creative Recovery

Creative Recovery, Art of the Struggle, Jan. 4-Feb. 1

Creative Recovery, an exhibition that seeks to give artistic expression to the struggle, celebration and sometimes, the tragedy of recovery, opens Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in the Transition Gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market. The juror is artist Janet Mikolajczyk of Hudson. Creative Recovery runs until Feb.1. Admission is free. The Transition Gallery is located on the first … Continue reading Creative Recovery, Art of the Struggle, Jan. 4-Feb. 1