On the bright morning of May 23, 2014, a large crowd of faulty and students from both universities gathered in the museum atrium, eagerly awaiting the official opening of this exhibition. Among them were a number of Hebei province government officers, art critics, and the Hebei Art TV crew: ___________xxx
The Telly Awards has named a fundraising video created for the new Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Kent State video submission was one of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.
To enable Kent State University to continue its multifaceted efforts to provide students with a high-caliber educational experience, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (May 28, 2014) increased tuition by 2 percent for undergraduate and graduate students on the university’s eight campuses. The increase, which is in keeping with a state-mandated limit on full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition increases for the 2014-15 academic year, is expected to leave Kent State’s tuition ranked in the middle of Ohio’s 13 public universities.
Best in Show
Katie Scekeres, dance performance major
“Grey Area(s)” (filmed dance performance)
Lindsey James, jewelry/metals major
"Postules," wool, copper; 3’ x 1.5’
E.J. Knesek IV, printmaking and painting major
“Ce n’est pas une chemise col blanc,” body matrix printmaking
Gina DeSimone, photo illustration major
“What I Don’t Like” (photo series)
Reston, VA—The National Art Education Association has named Daniel Humphrey, of Bolivar, OH, to receive the 2014 New Professional Art Educator of the Year Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes excellence and achievement by new art educators. The award will be presented at the NAEA National Convention in San Diego, California, March 29-31, 2014.
Kent State's School of Art Galleries and Kent Historical Society Present the Work of Local Photographer Richard Sweet
Kent State University's School of Art and the Kent Historical Society are collaborating to present three exhibitions of the work and art of Richard Sweet, a photographer for The Record-Courier in Portage County, Ohio, for more than 40 years.
Kent State School of Art's Downtown Gallery Presents the National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Collage Show
The Kent State University School of Art's Downtown Gallery presents the National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Collage Show from June 19 through July 20. The gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, June 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., which is free and open to the public. The gallery is located at 141 E. Main St.
Kent/Blossom Art will present three guest lectures in June as part of the 2013 Public Lecture Series. The series will feature painter Lisa Sanditz on Thursday, June 6; ceramic artist Julia Galloway on Friday, June 21; and ceramic artist Marc Lancet on Thursday, June 27. All public lectures take place in room 202 of the Art Building at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
Kent/Blossom Art will present a free guest lecture from acclaimed abstract painter James Siena on Thursday, May 30, as part of Kent State’s College of the Arts Public Lecture Series. The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. in Room 202 of the Art Building on the Kent State campus. It is free and open to the public.
The Kent State University School of Art’s Downtown Gallery will present “Capture: Photographs by Drew Smith” from May 22 through June 15. The Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main Street in Kent, Ohio. The gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m. The opening reception is free and open to the public.