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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.


March 2 - 31, 2018

Artists of Rubber City's 

28th Annual Juried Show

Juror: Ellen Rudolph, Chief Curator, Akron Art Museum

 “I am extremely impressed with the wide array of artistic impulses represented in Artists of Rubber City. Inventive and skilled use of materials, nuanced expression of ideas and sensitive handling of the tiniest of details are among the aspects of the artwork I particularly admired. The artists' evident openness to sources of inspiration both internal and external, beautiful, broken, imperfect and unexpected--is truly exciting to see.” - Ellen Rudolph, Juror

First Place -  Mark Giangaspero for his pastel portrait “Artificial Identity” 

Second Place - Christopher Darling for his body of work, three digital prints with graphite: “Cumberland Park, 33”, “The Cleveland Orchestra Plays Respighi”, “East Cleveland Bus Stop”

Third place - Melissa Markwald for her work “Van”, an oil on panel portrait

 Honorable mentions: Charles Felzen Johnson, Ibojka M. Toth, James Leslie, John Freiman, Kevin Paul Hudak, and Shannon Fee.

Interested in showing your artwork at the BOX Gallery?  

Click on pdf below, print the application and follow instructions.  Return to Artists of Rubber City when complete along with all the application requirements via US Post or email.  

Due June 30, 2018 for the 2019 schedule.

Click here to download application: BOXGalleryApplication.pdf

Upcoming events

25 May 2018 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
13 Jul 2018 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
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