Akron ArtWorks is an art studio offering open studio sessions, fine art instruction, and therapeutic groups for children, teenagers, and adults. All ages and abilities welcome!
Your mind, body & soul on art.
Familiarize yourself with our studio and offerings by taking a look at our course catalog and events calendar. We hold group art instruction classes that meet once a week, weekend workshops, and open studio times. We also offer group therapy for teenagers and adults.
Upcoming Calendar Events
Give the gift of ART!!
Gift cards are available in any quantity. Here we have a few convenient options, but feel free to contact us directly if you would like to order another value.
Foil relief drawing is a fun and unique way of creating an image. Using foil, glue, and shoe polish you can make textured Tin Foil Art to hang on your wall.
Drop-in any time between 1-4pm. Most people stay about an hour but you can pull up a stool and create for as long as you like.
Drop-in studio hours are 1-4pm.
Akron ArtWorks, 1720 Merriman Rd, Suite A, Akron, OH
$10 individual, max $25 family (up to 4 persons)
Buy an OPEN STUDIO CARD ($100) in the studio and get 5 FAMILY visits for the price of 4!
This class will focus on using artistic processes and materials to facilitate relaxation and coping, addressing issues common in pre-teens and teens.
Facilitated by: Dr. Karin Coifman
Sundays 4:30-5:45pm; $20 per session (Pre-Registration by session required)
NOTE: Registration CLOSES 24 hrs before each session.
1/27/19 Relaxation & Coping (Watercolor & India Ink)
3/3/19 Handling Anger & Intense Emotion (Splatter & Drawing)
4/14/19 Conflict & Communication (Drawing & Collage)
5/19/19 Relaxation & Coping (Clay & India Ink)
7/14/19 Anger & Distressing Emotions (Tempera Paint)
8/4/19 Persistence & Reward (Sand & Ink Mandala)
Each night is a new adventure... just see what you can do!
Pre-registration Required $25 per person, includes 1 drink + all materials
Saturday 5/4/19 7-9pm: Clay Building and Sculpture
Score and slip, to create sculpture for your home
Saturday 6/1/19 7-9pm: Abstract Watercolor Landscapes
Wash and sprinkle your way to a gorgeous piece for your home
Saturday 6/29/19 7-9pm: Image Transfer; Paint & Collage
Using Xerox transfer techniques to layer together a masterpiece
Saturday 7/27/19 7-9pm: Experimental Mono-printing
Create a one-of-a-kind print, part painting, part drawing
Saturday 8/10/19 7-9pm: Scratch Art and Design
Learn how to make your own scratchboard to design funky patterns and beautiful drawings
Tangle your way through the 8 steps of the Zentangle® Method, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Zentangle can increase focus, satisfaction and well-being... come Zentangle with us! Adults & Teens (15 and older); Facilitated by: Leah Levinstein, Certified Zentangle Teacher.
On these Sundays 4:30-6:15 pm
Tangle an Apron! 6/2/19 $32 per person (apron included and all materials)
Its BBQ time! Create a gorgeous tangles on an apron to give or to keep!
Organic Tangles! 6/23/19, $22 per person
It’s summer! Let nature inspire your tangles, master organic shapes... leave with a kit to take home!
Tangle a Journal 7/21/19, $26 per person (journal included and all materials)
Tangle a journal to fill with new tangles, leave with a gorgeous new journal to tangle in some more!
Tangle a Tote 8/18/19, $28 per person (includes the tote and all materials)
As fall approaches, get ready by Tangling a gorgeous tote to give or keep!
A great way for teens to get together, relax, and be creative in a fun, safe atmosphere. Each night has a theme, snacks, games, facilitated by our staff
Saturday 5/11/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Paint-ball Painting
Saturday 6/8/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Henna Body
Saturday 7/20/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Art NEON Splatter Fun