Category: Stories

Market

In this scene from the Great Depression, a street vendor selling melons, pears, and other fruit contends with a dissatisfied customer.

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Torremolinos, Spain

In this mysterious image, a lone figure draped in a flowing white garment seems to press into the wind as an ocean wave breaks in the background. Her bent pose is unusual and it is unclear why she has her hands clasped behind her head. Is she injured? Is she trying to take off her dress?

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Studio Interior with Flowers on Bench

Joseph O’Sickey believed “The subject doesn’t matter… what the artist brings to it is the important thing.”

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Crépuscule : An Ode to Dusk

This painting by French artist Gaston La Touche is an ode to dusk (“crépuscule” in French) and its subtle beauty of color and light.

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Landscape with Yellow Clouds

A longtime favorite across Northeast Ohio, William Sommer absorbed ideas from Cubism and other modern European art movements, adapting them to his distinctly Midwestern subject matter of farm scenes, landscapes, and portraits. Sommer painted this landscape shortly after he visited New York City for the groundbreaking Armory Show of modern art in 1913. It was there that he saw innovative works by artists like Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh. He was especially enthralled by the work of French painter Henri Matisse, whose bold and

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And Southward Dreams The Sea

In this painting Charles H Davis’ lasting and thorough attentiveness paid off with clouds that are not simply white, but also gray, blue and violet as sunlight streams through them.

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Final Studies: Myers School of Art Class of 2020

Undergraduate Students, University of Akron
Graphic Design
Title of Exhibition: Augment

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Final Studies: Gavin Reiland

Undergraduate Student, The University of Akron
Painting and Drawing
Title of Exhibition: The Nature of Conflict: 2020

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Final Studies: Garrett Anderson

Undergraduate Student, University of Akron
Photography
Title of Exhibition: Business is Booming

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Final Studies: Steven Mentzer

Undergraduate Student, Oberlin College
Studio Art
Title of Exhibition: A Untitled Nature

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