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Where to Buy Art from Akron Artists in Northeast Ohio

Wondering how to support local artists in the Akron area? Check out these galleries, exhibits, markets, and more in Northeast Ohio. You’re sure to find someone whose style you love as you fill your home with artwork made near you.

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Artists and Galleries in the Akron Area

Akron Glass Works 

This glassblowing studio offers one-of-a-kind glass pieces and custom lighting, along with various workshops.

AKRONA Galleries

AKRONA Galleries is a full-service art gallery that features sculptures, paintings, jewelry, and more from a wide variety of artists. They also provide framing services and art classes.

Art Only Boutique 

Art Only Boutique was created by a mother-daughter duo. They offer original paintings, home decor, and wearable art, along with various workshops for all ages.

Art x Love

Founded by a husband and wife, Art x Love provides a variety of creative services. Shop their online store for various items, including card decks featuring the works of local artists.

bARTer

This organization facilitates artists trading their work with other artists to build their collections, highlight their work, and connect with one another.

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Coffee Shops

The next time you pick up a cup of locally brewed coffee, take a look around. Coffee shops and cafes, such as Akron Coffee Roasters, Porchlight Coffee Co., and even Mustard Seed’s cafes, have art hanging for sale.

Crafty Mart 

Crafty Mart brings together a wide variety of artists for events throughout the year. The organization also curates a quarterly subscription box that highlights local makers.

Don Drumm Studios & Gallery

This local favorite features artwork by Don himself and other talented artists. You can shop online or visit the two-building gallery on Crouse St.

East Ave. Market

This art space and market on East Avenue in Akron supports local makers, offers rotating exhibits, and hosts events.

Hazel Tree Design Studio

Not only can you purchase pieces from the showroom at Hazel Tree Design Studio, but many of the artists will create custom decor or furniture pieces to fit your style.

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Harris Stanton Gallery

Shop this virtual gallery that features a variety of styles of art, from paintings and sculptures to glass and jewelry.

Northside Marketplace

This retail incubator hosts a wide variety of vendors, including many talented local artists who work in a range of mediums.

Summit Artspace

This organization features exhibits and events throughout the year, along with resident artists and organizations, such as Lizzi Aronhalt Art, JBurgess Designs, and Totally Tangled Creations.

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Zeber-Martell Gallery and Clay Studio

Shop Zeber-Martell online for jewelry, lamps, garden sculptures, Akron-themed art, and more, or visit the gallery in the Northside District.

Local Art in Northeast Ohio

Bella Moxie (Medina) 

This boutique in Medina, Ohio, offers handmade goods, such as jewelry, textiles, pottery, and more, from local and independent designers.

HEDGE Gallery (Cleveland)

This Cleveland art gallery features work by contemporary artists in an effort to elevate accessibility to the arts.

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Kink Contemporary (Cleveland)

KINK, located in 78th Street Studios, is an experimental exhibition space that connects artists to people of all ages and backgrounds. (Every third Friday, 78th Street Studios opens its doors so the public can enjoy their resident artist studios and galleries, live music, food, and more.)

Orange Rose Apothecary (Hudson)

This modern general store features curated products, jewelry, unique gifts, and other items from local and international makers.

Riverlight Gallery (Peninsula) 

This approachable art gallery is located next to the Cuyahoga River and features functional, decorative, and personal care items made by more than 50 artists and artisans.

Stitches and Stowaways (Richfield)

This vintage and handmade shop offers handmade items, repurposed home decor, and furniture they’ve given new life to.

Troppus Projects (Kent) 

This art gallery in Kent, Ohio, holds exhibits throughout the year that feature various mediums of work by local artists.