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Doers & Dreamers: Alex Couch & Micah Kraus
Join ArtsNow for this special edition of Doers and Dreamers as we present Alex Couch and Micah Kraus interviewed by Kelli Fetter of Downtown Akron Partnership.
Alexandria Couch is student at Myers School of Art at the University of Akron, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting, drawing, and printmaking.
Until college, she was primarily self-taught and gained most of her skills by keeping sketchbooks. This is something she started doing at age four and has maintained ever since and continues to do so avidly. Because of her admiration for process and skill-building, she has initiated a show at the Myers School of Art to showcase the sketchbooks, processes and talents of professors and students—they are the people who inspire her the most!
The majority of her work explores her experience as a minority, attempting to piece together an identity in unfavorable environments. It is an ongoing battle between self-discovery and breakingView more