Category: Artist Spotlights

Kelli is the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at The University of Akron. In her role, she fosters relationships with University of Akron alumni through programs and events such as Homecoming and the Roo Crew volunteer program. She also works with current students[...]
This story series highlights the incredible talent of tattoo artists in Summit County. Scotty Oswald can be found at Golden Heart Tattoo in Norton. When did you discover your artistic talent?I had always been interested in making art, but I didn’t start to think a[...]
This story series showcases Summit County artists who create beautiful and functional items for the home. Meet Brian Bakos who works with a number of mediums, including wood and glass.  How did you discover glass?I started working with glass in the early 2000[...]
This story series highlights the incredible talent of tattoo artists in Summit County. Niki Jackson can be found at Kustom Culture in Tallmadge. What attracted you to the world of tattooing?My older brother Jimi, is also a tattoo artist. Some of my favorite memories are[...]
This story series showcases Summit County artists who create beautiful and functional items for the home. Meet Carrie Ballard of Base Camp Ceramics located in Stow. How did you discover ceramics?I have always been connecting with Art in some way. I have an Art History d[...]