Latest Akron Society of Artists News


Current ASA Show

Rites of Spring
Friday, March 3 to Saturday, April 8, 2017

Rites of Spring: You don't have to dance a pagan ritual or even listen to Shostakovich to participate in Rites of Spring! ASA's spring member show is a chance to see art which celebrates many aspect of the season we most wait for in Ohio. It’s a very wide net being cast and you get to see many interpretations.

Gallery Hours
The Show Opening is Friday, March 3rd from 5 to 8 pm. The gallery will then be open on Saturdays from Noon to 5 pm through April 8th with hours extended to 9 pm for Artwalks on March 4th and April 1st.


Programming Note: evening Model sessions on April 5th and May 3rd have been cancelled.


Akron Society of Artists awards its 2017 Scholarship

This year’s winner of the ASA Scholastic Art Scholarship is Jenny Wang from Firestone High School.

President Larry Walker with Scholar Jenny Wang on the left and one of her works on the right.


Studio News

Monday Painters are in the studio for Still Life working sessions from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm every Monday. When warm weather returns, they will shift to Plein Air painting. Send an email to ASA if you would like to be included in the weekly notices. (Non–members may join in for a $5 session fee.)

Wednesday Evening Programs are underway again. Check the Calendar page for the latest details. A downloadable pdf is posted there for your convenience.

Friday Model Sessions are active at the usual 9:30 am to 12:30 pm time slot. An email request can get your name on the list for weekly notifications. All of ASA’s Model sessions, require a fee of $8 for members and $10 for non–members.