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.

Featured Event

Mark Fox, Deep Field Nancy (red and purple)

Join us for an artist talk by visiting artist, Mark Fox, at noon in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts.  Fox is a mixed-media artist and the juror for the Stratosphere juried art show, a competition for undergraduates at Kent State University that awards students with cash prizes.  Stratosphere is on view at the Downtown Gallery (141 E. Main St.) from April 20 – May 5, 2017.