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Kent State’s School of Art Downtown Gallery Presents IMPRINT

Posted Aug. 26, 2011

The Kent State University School of Art Galleries is pleased to announce an exhibition of sculpture by Kent State alumnus Eric England, Imprint.  The Imprint exhibition opens on Aug. 31 and runs through Sept. 24 at the Downtown Gallery.  A reception will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 5 -7 p.m.  
 
Eric England SculptureEric England received a B.F.A. in sculpture from Kent State in 1987. He has been teaching art at Howland High School in Warren, Ohio, since 2002. England’s current body of work, which he refers to as Talismans, combines comic book superheroes with ancient African carvings and American Indian totems to explore the human struggle between the body’s physical limitations and the mind’s infinite imagination.   

The Kent State University School of Art’s Downtown Gallery is located at 141 East Main St. in Kent.  Gallery hours are Wednesday - Friday 12 - 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For additional information, please visit http://art.kent.edu or contact the Downtown Gallery at 330-676-1549.


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Photo Caption:
Sculpture by Eric England. Talismans Series, When We Was Virtuous
2010, 5” x 4.5” x 2”, hand-carved wood, tin & tempera.

Media Contacts:
Anderson Turner, haturner@kent.edu, 330-672-1369
Bob Burford, rburford@kent.edu, 330-672-8516