Summit Artspace Kings and Queens Mural Initiative Celebrates Kirk Mangus’ Legacy and Akron’s Beautiful People

For over a decade, Summit Artspace’s visitors have been welcomed to the building by Kings and Queens, a 225-feet-wide by 9-feet-high mural depicting faces representing diverse ethnic groups living in Akron. Internationally-renowned artist and Kent State University (KSU) faculty member Kirk Mangus (1952–2013) and 25 Summit County teens painted the mural in 2006, with funding from Summit County, the National […]

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