Art at MCDL

Art at Medina County District Library

Brunswick Library


37th Annual Medina Needlework Guild Show
Sept. 14-15
- Enter a piece of needlework in this juried show. Entries accepted Sept. 12, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, at Brunswick Library. Entry fee: $3.00 for guild members, $5.00 for general public. Call 330-220-6971 or 330-483-4134 for more information.

Highland Library

Honey Bee Quilters Guild
Sept. 7-21
- Be inspired by magnificent quilt work.

Derek Hess
Oct. 7-19
- This Cleveland artist explores issues of mental illness through emotionally moving drawings.

The Art of Erica Diffee
Oct. 28 - Nov. 9
- Photography that captures the ephemeral splendors of flowers.

Ashton Wood Art
Nov. 13-23
- Enjoy photorealism in colored pencil.


Cliffside Artists Collaborative
Sept.Sept. - Dave Derrig
Oct. - Karen Martin watercolors
Nov. - Dec. - Cathy Welner watercolors

Lodi Library

6th Annual Juried Art Show
Oct. 1-17
- Student and adult art accepted Sept. 25-28 at Lodi library.
Reception - Wed., Oct. 2, 6:00 pm - Meet the artists and view their work. Prizes announced at 6:30 pm.

Medina Library

B. Smith Gallery

Women and Art
Sept. 2-29
- Photography by painters challenging themselves to work outside their preferred medium.

Common Threads
Sept. 30 - Oct. 27
- The perSisters Painters explore life through art. Also featuring ceramic artist Bonnie Gordon.

Folk Spirit
Nov. 4 - Dec.1
- Elizabeth Gierosky's art expresses humor, playfulness, and resourcefulness with recycled material.


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?
Download and fill out the Exhibit Application/Waiver. If you have questions, please email

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
by Charles Basham
Brunswick Library

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


Untitled by Kathy Lapso
by Kathy Lapso
Buckeye Library

Want by Bruce Biro
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.