MAKERS: Christa Ebert, aka Uno Lady

“What more could I possibly ask as an artist than my most precious visions, however rare, sometimes assume the forms of my images.” – Maya Deren   On a frigid day recently, Christa Ebert showed me upstairs to her West Park studio. Among the many effects pedals, microphones, and audio equipment stood a vintage projection screen – the kind of […]

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Akron Soul Train Offers Funding, Focus, Support, and Exposure to Regional Artists Through New Residency Program

“The world doesn’t need more art,” Michelle Droll tells me. “It needs more artists.” At work Michelle pulls virtual systems apart and puts them back together. At night, she comes home and does the same with her old art, creating “sculptural kebabs” out of brightly colored pieces of foam, occasional ceramic parts, and bits of paint itself. Through each iteration, […]

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