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WELCOME to the Artists of Rubber City (AoRC) web site. We are a nonprofit contemporary art organization established in 1978, based in Akron, Ohio. Join us in our mission to support established and emerging area artists.

Here you will find information about our shows and other programs as well as news about our members.

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  • Network with other Ohio artists
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Upcoming events

03 Mar 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
04 Mar 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
01 Apr 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery

Now Showing at the BOX: 

AoRC's 27th Annual 

Juried Show

Black & White

Opening Reception 

Friday, March 3 from 5-8 PM

Awards Announced at 6:30 PM

Show dates

March 3 - April 8, 2017

 Artwalk April 1, 5-9 PM

More Info


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 regular exhibitions only.

Juried Show Accepted Entries:

Parsisson, Don - Rooftop Trilogy

Parsisson, Don - Running the Light

Reiderman, Thomas - Creepy House

Waight, Gwen - Civilized

Waight, Gwen - and

Sokol, John - No Drain at the Swamp

Sokol, John - Midnight in the Tall Grass

Ende Saxe, Shirley  - The Values of a Perfect Past Tense

Ende Saxe, Shirley - The Embroidered Moment

Dick, Joseph - Letting Off Steam

Klingel, Carol - Are We So Different?

Winters, Laurel  - Then and Now (Boulder Glacier 1910, 2007)

Yingling, Susan  - Philos Adelphos, the City of Brotherly Love

Brightman, Steve  - When Babe Ruth was the White Josh Gibson

Lilley, Susie - On Frozen Pond

Carpenter, Robert - little diddy

Wilson, Helen - Comings and Goings - Migration

Lapcevic, Steven - Constituents 1

Lapcevic, Steven - Constituents 2

Lapcevic, Steven - Constituents 3

M - Black & White

Cameron, April - Blooming Discontent

Keppel, John - bwaeihtklc

Aronhalt, Lizzi - Nisam Znala

Hagan, Kathleen - The Light From Within

Karnuth, Del - Kansas Farm Wife

Moeller, Terrie - Dark Angel

Grondin, Tina - This Land Is Our Land

Couch, April - Unity & Peace on Earth

Webb, Donna & Lindenberger, Beth - Stratagem

Clark, Mary - Who Are You Trying to Convince?

Day, Amy E. - Birds of Prey

Bishop, Erica - Orange, Magenta, Blue

Jaroszewski, Mark - Dog, Bark, Park

Kornel, Jasmine - Page 5

Spyker, Stephanie - Daniel Boone National Forest

Daulbaugh, Winnie - WRAP

Petry, Cynthia - Blackness Whiteness

Entries that weren't accepted into the juried show need to be picked up from the BOX Gallery on 

Sunday, Feb. 26 between 2-5 p.m. 

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