The judged show runs until Saturday, Dec. 3 during Akron Artwalk when there will be a closing reception from 5 to 8 p.m. The show will also be open during Craft Mart’s Holiday Show in Summit Artspace on Nov. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Nov 27, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Kent artist Linda Hutchinson will judge the show, which will be presenting first, second and third awards and honorable mentions. More than 30 local female artists from the group are expected to enter work in the competition.
This venerable art organization is celebrating its 83rd year and boasts Gertrude Seiberling, of the family who built Akron’s gracious and most famous mansion, Stan Hywet, as one of its founding members. Members’ show Chairperson Judith Salamon said the group is proud of its tradition of providing scholarships to college-bound female artists.
Summit Artspace regular gallery hours are Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. There are free shows also exhibiting in Summit Artspace Gallery and The BOX Gallery. For directions, visit www.summitartspace.org.
WAL has 80 members. The group meets the second Saturday of each month at the Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St. For more information, visit www.womensartleague.org.