Arts stories

Inside the Studio: John Whitman

by C. Birch Have you ever looked at a knot in a tree trunk or a curve of a branch and thought it looks just like a person? John Whitman, an Akron area artist living near Highland Square, does just that but goe...

Akron Tree Project

Artist Michael Marras grows tree from intuition mixed with Rust Belt junk by M. Sophie Hamad Since December, Hazel Tree Interiors had what appeared to be a metal tree trunk growing through its exterior wall. ...