School of Art

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s top 100 graduate programs in the visual arts, the School of Art provides endless opportunities for undergraduates delving into studio art, art history and art education. Students are supported and challenged by a worldclass faculty, who stimulate individual and collaborative creativity in the classroom, studio and gallery spaces. An accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the School of Art lies in the heart of the vibrant Northeast Ohio arts community and also offers travel-study to New York, Chicago, Florence and Beijing. All studios and classrooms are located in the new Center for the Visual Arts.

Kent Blossom Art Lectures

Karyn Olivier, Double Slide sculpture

Every year, Kent State University invites an exciting array of visiting artists to speak at the School of Art. This year, the summer workshop program, Kent Blossom Art, will include nine national artists who will give talks about their work for free at the Center for the Visual Arts, located at 325 Terrace Drive in Kent, Ohio.  All lectures are open to the public and take place in room 165 starting at 6:00 p.m.  The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, May 18 - Karyn Olivier (Sculpture)