Category: Blog

Winter has basically arrived, which means time for another note to you, our NE Ohio partners. In this update, the focus is on the Ohio Arts Council’s updated grantmaking Guidelines and the deadlines for our grant programs for fiscal year 2024. The big news is…our gr[...]
Georgia Nix Miller is a former business consultant, entrepreneur and community advocate for women, children, education, and the arts. Gary Miller is a long-time university faculty member and college administrator and currently serves as President at The University of Ak[...]
The City of Barberton has many organic assets surrounding arts, culture, and environment.  From the Towpath Trail running through town to beautiful Lake Anna Park, I am always impressed with these incredible environmental assets!  We continue to work collaboratively o[...]
Photography by Shane WynnCredit: Ohio Arts Council’s Arts Impact event It’s been a while since I’ve attended a conference, and never have attended an arts conference before, but let me tell you about my attendance at the Ohio Arts Council’s ‘Arts Impact 20[...]
Alita Rogers was born in New Rochelle, New York and moved to Kent, Ohio in 1967 when her father became a professor at Kent State University. Naturally, she considers herself a Buckeye. She holds an M.ED in Education Technology (1986) and a BBA in Human Resource Manageme[...]
Karen Starr is an interior designer and co-owner of Hazel Tree Design Studio. Co-founded in 2010, Hazel Tree has grown from a home-based custom picture framing and interior design business, to a showroom and gallery that features the works of local artists and home deco[...]
Justin Chenault is a Social Architect, trained as a journeyman carpenter, Justin thinks about the building process and the connection or, more often than not, the disconnection of that development process to the end-user. As he moved into the field of community developm[...]
Kevin Richards is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, graphic designer, and DJ. He studied Fine Art Photography at the Myers School of Art at the University of Akron. His work has been seen in galleries, publications, and public art installations. He has previous [...]