Gallery & Studio News


ASA 2015 Juried Member Show

May 31 to July 31 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St, Akron

Akron Society of Artists will be presenting their artwork in the St. Paul’s gallery space this June and July (opening Sunday, May 31st). Currently in ASA’s gallery are works by the Friday painters, among them this oil painting by Jack Liberman.

Selecting the works and awarding prizes will be jurors
Joan Colbert and Christopher Leeper .

Prizes will be –
First Prize $300
Second Prize $200
Third Prize $100
Honorable Mention $50
People's Choice $100 (voted at the Opening Reception)

Notes for Members:
Drop off work at the ASA Studio on Wednesday, May 27th, from 3 to 6 pm. For more details, see the show prospectus here

In general, the Gallery will be open for public events, such as the Akron Artwalks on First Saturdays of every month from 5 to 8 pm. Gallery times will be marked on the ASA Calendar. It can also be visited during our studio sessions and at other times upon request.

ASA Workshop: Pastel Figure Painting – The Wet Technique

taught by Dino Massaroni on July 23rd, 24th & 25th

Dino will demonstrate how to use The Wet Technique to establish a strong, underlying anatomical structure quickly and effectively, making it easy to imbue selective textures and details into your figure composition.
Three days (Thursday through Saturday), 9 am to 4 pm, for $395.
Download full details here.

Other News

Monday Still Life sessions from 10 am to 2 pm organized by those participating.

Wednesday Evening Programs are on “Pause” for June, July and August.

Friday Model Sessions are continuing and an email request can get your name on the weekly reminder list. Non-members are welcomed to participate in ASA’s Model sessions, which have a fee of $8 for non-members, $5 for members.

Contact us at with any questions!
And always check the Calendar page for details of activities.