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National Collage Society 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit

The Kent State School of Art Collection and Galleries’ Downtown Gallery presents the National Collage Society’s 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition, September 29 - October 29, 2016 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 29th, from 5 to 7 p.m. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

The artists featured in this exhibit were chosen from a pool of 383 entries from 40 states and 5 countries. There were 56 pieces accepted by the jury. 

About the jurors:
Martin Ball, Studied at Loughborough College of Art, Central School of Art & Design, London and the Royal College of Art, London. 
Associate Professor of Painting at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Carolyn Grosch, M.A. Art History & Museum Studies, Tufts University
B.A. Art History, Carleton College,
Associate Curator, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina

Miles Conrad, BFA Studio Art- California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, MFA- San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Director, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

The goal of the National Collage Society is to foster the appreciation and interest in the recognized medium of collage. Collage has only been identified and defined during the twentieth century. The NCS, Inc. advances the stature of collage as a major art medium and assists in the public education through exhibits and workshops, lectures and publications

The School of Art Collection is the home of the The National Collage Society’s Teaching Collection.

The Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main St. in Kent, Ohio. Gallery hours are Monday - Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

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