Sun Over a City

Sun Over a City

Will Collins was the director of the Akron Public Library during the 1930s and was also an accomplished artist whose specialty was linoleum printmaking. He developed a technique of using an old umbrella rib as a tool for cutting the linoleum, and made prints using a discarded letter press. During his time in Akron, he exhibited at the Akron Art Institute and was one of its trustees. These prints depict various Akron scenes from the time, emphasizing industrial settings such as factories and ... view more »

Category: Print


60 S High Street, Akron, OH, 44326


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