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John Paul Morabito

John Paul Morabito Artist Talk

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us on Friday, February 2 for an artist talk with visiting artist in textiles, John Paul Morabito. The talk begins at noon at Kent State’s Center for the Visual Arts. Visiting artists and scholars from all over the country come to Kent to give presentations on their work throughout the year. All lectures take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Drive, Kent, Ohio). Free and open to all. 

Chalkie Davies Artist Talk January 26, 2018 at noon

Chalkie Davies Artist Talk

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us on Friday, January 26 for an artist talk with legendary rock photographer, Chalkie Davies. His interest in Classical Music and Painting has led to the creation of a highly illustrated lecture on the Art of Photography and its relationship with 15-16th Century Paintings. The lecture will take place at noon in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State (325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio). FREE and open to the public. 

m coy, anxiety man (yellow), 2017

m - current works

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present an exhibition of recent work by local artist, m coy at the Downtown Gallery in Kent.  Join us for the opening reception of "m - current works: a selection of art by m coy” on Thursday, January 18 from 5-7 pm at the Downtown Gallery (141 E. Main Street). The exhibition will be on view through February 17, 2018. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

MFA 2018

MFA 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present a curated exhibition of recent works by current M.F.A. graduate students.  Join us for the opening reception of "MFA 2018” on Thursday, January 18 from 5-7 pm at the CVA Gallery (325 Terrace Drive). The exhibition will be on view through February 16, 2018. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.  A full color catalog will be available at the CVA Gallery for $10.

Glass Program - student working

Graduate Studio Crawl

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The School of Art invites you to join us as we walk through the Center for the Visual Arts to view the work of our graduate students and see demonstrations in their studios. Studio visits will occur sequentially. We will begin as a group in the Textiles area (Room 176) and then follow the schedule listed below. Graduate 3D work will also be on display in the atrium and 2D work in the hallway by the Jewelry/Metals studios. Open to all. The Center for the Visual Arts is located at 325 Terrace Drive in Kent. 5:00 - TEXTILES 5:30 - PAINTING/DRAWING

Foundation Show 2017

Foundations Show Reception

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the Foundations Show Reception on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 5-7 pm at the Center for the Visual Arts atrium. Foundations students will be showing their best work from Drawing I, Drawing II, 2D comp, 3D comp & Digital Media. The Foundations Program in the School of Art at Kent State is a series of courses that reveal the underlying visual rules and artistic strategies that run throughout all of our School's majors. Outstanding student achievement nominees will be announced and light refreshments will be served.

ARTshop holiday sale

ARTshop Holiday Sale

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

The School of Art’s ARTshop will be having a holiday sale on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 12-6 p.m. featuring student artwork from all disciplines. The ARTshop is a student-run retail shop at Kent State's School of Art where students can sell their work while refining their entrepreneurial skills. Items for sale include jewelry, ceramics, glass, prints, paintings and textiles.  Handmade gifts such as mugs, vases, scarves, necklaces and much more will be available for purchase.

Imin Yeh, These Are Fake

Imin Yeh Artist Talk

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for the School of Art's next First Friday Lecture Series artist talk with visiting artist in print media, Imin Yeh on December 1. The lecture will take place at noon in room 165 at Kent State's Center for the Visual Arts. All lectures are free and open to the public. Imin Yeh is an Assistant Professor of Art at Carnegie Melon University. She received her M.F.A from the California College of the Arts and her B.F.A from the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

Mitchell F Chan

Mitchell F Chan Artist Talk

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Mitchell F Chan: Yves Klein & Ethereum; Cryptocurrency & Conceptual Art Join us for our First Friday Lecture Series with visiting artist Mitchell Chan on November 3, 2017 at noon in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts. All artist lectures are free and open to the public. 

Cheap Thrills, Kortney Niewierski

Cheap Thrills

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present Cheap Thrills at the Downtown Gallery, featuring recent sculpture by part-time faculty members Kortney Niewierski and Shannon Hines.  The opening reception will take place on Thursday, November 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery in Kent. The exhibition will be on view through Dec. 2, 2017.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm