Art at MCDL

Brunswick Library

Student Art Shows
Apr. 1 - 15 - Brunswick Middle School 
Apr. 16-27 - Saint Ambrose School
View the works of student artists from local schools.

 

Buckeye Library

Student Art Show
Apr. 24 - May 5 - Be wowed by the creative talents of students from Buckeye Local Schools.
Reception - Tues., Apr. 25, 6:30 pm

Advocacy Through Art
May 8- 12 - Students raise awareness about the need for tobacco and nicotine policy change. Sponsored by the Medina County Health Department.

 

Highland Library

Mandala Art for Healing
Jan. 3 - 31 - Renew your spirit and health through Mandala designs.

Advocacy Through Art
May 15 - 19 - Students raise awareness about the need for tobacco and nicotine policy change. Sponsored by the Medina County Health Department.

 

Lodi Library

The Garden of Dreams & Wanderings 
Dec. 1-29 - A.E.F. Richardson is a self-taught painter and potter. Her paintings are often inspired by music, literature, and the beauty of Medina County.  

 

Medina Library

B. Smith Gallery

19th Annual Aquarius Exhibition
Jan. 30 - Mar. 5 - View Medina County Art League members’ works in this popular show.

Teen Juried Art Competition & Scholarship Show 
Mar. 13 - Apr. 9 - View the works of student artists.
Reception - Wed., Mar. 15, 6:00 pm
Call for Entries - Mar. 1-8
MCDL will award prizes in categories: grades 6-8 and 9-12. Medina County Art League will award scholarships to graduating seniors continuing their art education in college. View show details and MCAL Scholarship info.

 

Seville
Mini Masterpieces Juried Show 
Feb. 7-12 - View a variety of works on tiny canvases.
Reception - Tues., Feb. 7, 5:00 pm
Call for Entries - Jan. 30 - Feb. 4
Pick up and design a tiny canvas anyway you want. Categories include kids, teens, and adults. 
Register online.

 

Gallery Spaces

Medina County District Library features four premium art galleries able to display the work of talented artists.

the B. Smith GalleryMedina Library Gallery, known as the B. Smith Gallery, is located on the third floor of the library. The gallery hosts monthly shows in a beautiful space filled with abundant natural light. The gallery hosts national shows, the Medina County Art League's annual Aquarius show in February, and exhibits from local artist and groups.

Thanks to the Medina County Arts Council, the B. Smith Gallery now houses an art display case that allows three-dimensional art to be safely shown.

display caseHighland Library Gallery features exhibits in partnership with the Cliffside Artist Collaborative and other local artists.

Lodi Library and Brunswick Library Galleries are located in the libraries' Community Rooms.

Interested in showcasing your art at one of MCDL's four gallery spaces?
Please view this link. If you have future interest or questions, please email art@mcdl.info.

Medina County District Library locations feature beautiful, original art on permanent display within the libraries.

Here is a sample of the featured art you will find in MCDL locations.

 

Mapleside by Charles Basham
Mapleside
by Charles Basham
Brunswick Library

Unusual Weather by Bob Pozarski
Unusual Weather
by Bob Pozarski
Brunswick Library

 

Untitled by Kathy Lapso
Untitled
by Kathy Lapso
Buckeye Library

Want by Bruce Biro
Want
by Bruce Biro
Buckeye Library

 

The World of Books by John Ascherl
The World of Books
by John Ascherl
Highland Library

Franklin Bates Collection by Franklin Bates
Franklin Bates Collection
by Franklin Bates
Lodi Library

 

Untitled Dichroic Glass by Leonard Marty
Untitled Dichroic Glass
by Leonard Marty
Lodi Library

Chippewa Creek:<br />Spring Continuum by Yulia Hanansen
Chippewa Creek:
Spring Continuum
by Yulia Hanansen
Medina Library

 

Elm Farm Frederick C. Graff
Elm Farm
by Frederick C. Graff
Medina Library

The Giants of Seville by Dan Andreasen
The Giants of Seville
by Dan Andreasen
Seville Library

 

The MCDL Art Guide, available at all locations, allows art lovers to tour the libraries, enjoying the art and learning about the pieces along the way.