Park East Project: Residents Vote

As the ArtsNow mural mission continues, the artistic torch has been passed to Lizzi Aronhalt, who is the Phase Two ArtsNow Artist-in-Residence. Aronhalt is a painter, illustrator, and educator who studied Art Education and 2-D media. Aronhalt’s major goal with her residency is to involve the community in the creation of a large mural that […]

Passion Project

Park East Artist-In-Residency Phase 1 Internship Those of us who have augmented our higher education with an internship know the routine: fetch coffee, make copies, run errands, take meeting minutes; all while trying to soak in the inner workings of the corporate landscape. An internship filled with passion and purpose? Those exist? They did for […]

ArtsNow Patron Spotlight: Brian Moore

Art audiences, supporters, and patrons are all vital to a healthy arts and culture sector. This new blog series will highlight some of the people who make the arts work in Summit County. (Have somebody you want to nominate for the spotlight? Reach out to becky@ampstrategy.com.) Art needs and deserves an audience and advocates. In our newest […]

ArtsNow Patron Spotlight: Mark Munoz + Jon Fiume

Art audiences, supporters, and patrons are all vital to a healthy arts and culture sector. This new blog series will highlight some of the people who make the arts work in Summit County. (Have somebody you want to nominate for the spotlight? Reach out to becky@ampstrategy.com.) Art needs and deserves an audience and advocates. In our newest […]

Get Out of Your Own Way

Introducing Side Project Sessions: A New Event Series for Creative Side Projects Guest Blogger: Lindsey Jo Scott Again and again, I’ve had conversations with talented creatives who say they have a great idea, but lack the time, accountability or motivation to get it off the ground. Through my own creative practice, and in my work […]

ArtsNow Patron Spotlight: Hillary Stewart & Neil Nagy

Art audiences, supporters, and patrons are all vital to a healthy arts and culture sector. This new blog series will highlight some of the people who make the arts work in Summit County. (Have somebody you want to nominate for the spotlight? Reach out to becky@ampstrategy.com.) Art needs and deserves an audience and advocates. In our newest […]

Sunshiny Day

Guest Blogger David B. Lile Five years ago, my adult daughter and I went out on a Sunday morning photoshoot, to capture downtown Akron. We arrived downtown at about 7:00 am. When we arrived at the Main Branch – Akron Public Library location, the angle of the sunlight allowed the library windows to become a […]

ArtsNow Patron Spotlight: Tom Speaks

Art audiences, supporters, and patrons are all vital to a healthy arts and culture sector. This new blog series will highlight some of the people who make the arts work in Summit County. (Have somebody you want to nominate for the spotlight? Reach out to becky@ampstrategy.com.) Art needs and deserves an audience and advocates. In our newest […]

‘On track’ for a productive meeting

Hosting a corporate retreat on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Guest blogger: Lindsay Ridinger, Summit Education Initiative You may have heard a change of scenery may help clear your mind, spark ideas and/or boost creativity. Maybe your favorite mellow tunes, desk chair yoga or sweet, salty snacks do the trick, too. Because it seems more […]