Gallery, Studio & Workshop News


ASA 2015 Juried Member Show

May 31 to July 31 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St, Akron 44313

Akron Society of Artists will be presenting member artwork in the St. Paul’s gallery space this June and July. Paintings will be on display starting Sunday, May 31st and the Opening Reception will take place on Sunday, June 14th.

Selecting works and awarding prizes were 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:
To see all the names and titles, see the list of works.

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.

Studio News

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

ASA’s Summer Picnic will take place on Wednesday, June 3rd, at Wingfoot Lake State Park located at 933 Goodyear Park Blvd in Mogadore. The Dogwood Shelter has been reserved for the entire day so members are welcomed to come during the day to enjoy the park and do some plein air painting. For more details including a map, see the Picnic Flyer.

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.