Visual Communication Design Celebrates Taylor Hall Reopening | Kent State University

Visual Communication Design Celebrates Taylor Hall Reopening


Come tour our new home!

We are excited to celebrate our move to the beautifully renovated Taylor Hall with a free public gallery featuring the works of Paul Sahre and by giving honors to three influential alumni during the VCD Alumni Awards. Walk-ins are welcome, but please RSVP so we can estimate a count for food and beverage.

Building location and parking information is available on the Kent State University map. For hotel accommodations, we suggest visiting the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center websiteComfort Inn and Suites or Holiday Inn Express and Suites.

Paul Sahre Gallery Exhibit 
Two-Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir
Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 18 - Oct. 20, Taylor Hall Gallery, 2nd Floor

Alumnus Paul Sahre, will open the beautifully renovated Taylor Hall Gallery, with his stunning exhibition Two-Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir, with works spanning his entire career. The graphic designer, illustrator and educator is a frequent contributor of cover designs and illustrations for The New York Times.

Pre-order Sahre's new book,"Two-Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir," to be released on September 19. In Two-Dimensional Man, Sahre shares deeply revealing stories that serve as the unlikely inspiration behind his extraordinary thirty-year design career. 


VCD Alumni Awards
Sept. 21  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Taylor Hall, 4th Floor

President/CEO Evergreen Studio

2017 Walker-Buchanan Lifetime Achievement Award 

Co-owner, Brokaw Inc.

2017 Walker-Buchanan Distinguished Alumni Award   

MORI Associates - COMIT Contract at NASA 

2017 Walker-Buchanan Outstanding Young Professional Award



The College of Communication and Information (CCI) will celebrate the reopening of Taylor Hall, Sept. 21 – 23 with various events. Details are available at