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BOX Gallery Hours

Fri. and Sat. 12-5 pm

Fri. Openings 5-8 pm

Akron Artwalks 12-9 pm

(First Sat. of each month)

* Gallery hours valid during exhibitions only.

The BOX Gallery
140 East Market Street
(3rd Floor of Summit Artspace) 
Akron, Ohio 44308

The BOX Gallery - an Artists of Rubber City Gallery opened in October, 2009, at Summit Artspace. Featuring two exhibition spaces, the big box and the small box, the BOX schedule runs concurrently with Summit Artspace's calendar.

The BOX Gallery in downtown Akron is hosting two solo shows from January 13, through February 18, 2017: Earth Magic by Matt Miller and m by m coy. Meet the artists at the opening reception on Fri., January 13 from 5-8 pm at the BOX Gallery.

Earth Magic features a body of work from Akron artist Matt Miller. Matt is a multi disciplinary artist working as a painter, illustrator, printmaker and tattoo artist whose work is inspired by his passion for mythology, American super hero comics and vintage rock n’ roll poster art. A graduate from the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at the University of Akron he later went on to work as the apprentice and eventual studio assistant to the renowned sculptor and craftsman Don Drumm.

Most recently, Matt was the lead artist and designer of the “Clean & Bright” mural at the Downtown Laundromat in downtown Akron alongside the Art Bomb Brigade and ArtsLift groups. Matt’s artwork has been shown extensively through the greater Akron and Cleveland areas and has worked alongside several Akron area youth programs including Akron Arts Alliance, Summit County Youth Employment for Success, The Digital Media Camp and the Ellet Library.

m is a collection of m coy’s current body of work. Working with objects, icons, and symbols in a style that is loose, quick, and energetic, he creates images capturing the essence of the emotions that he feels in the moment. His tools are very simple; paint, razor blades, a spray gun, and smooth plastic. With these tools he creates bright bold pieces of art that speak about the artist and his life.

The BOX Gallery will also be open on Saturday, Feb. 4th for the Akron Artwalk from 5 - 9 pm in addition to its regular hours. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

Interested in showing your artwork at the BOX Gallery?  Now scheduling shows for 2018!

Click on pdf below, print the application and follow instructions.  Return to Artists of Rubber City when complete.  

Due June 30, 2017


Installation View: skin{d.e.e.p.} by benitez_vogl in 2015

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