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Miwa Neishi, Untitled, Acrylic on wood, 2016

Miwa Neishi

Monday, July 3, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

Join us for the opening of Miwa Neishi, a solo exhibition of her current work on Thursday, July 6 from 5-7 p.m. Abstract paintings, drawings, and ceramics created by the School of Art alumna will be on view from July 3 - 29, 2017 at the Downtown Gallery. Both the reception and the show are free and open to the public. 

Painting by Hilary D. Gent, Shale, Rocky River, oil on canvas, 2017

On Water - recent work by Hilary D. Gent

Saturday, July 1, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

    On Water – recent work by Hilary D. Gent July 1 - 29, 2017 On Water is a solo exhibition at Eells Gallery featuring recent paintings by Kent State School of Art alumna and owner/operator of Hedge Gallery in Cleveland, Hilary Gent. The exhibition will be on view from July 1 – 29, 2017, two hours prior to and through intermission of every Cleveland Orchestra Concert. Eells Gallery is located at Blossom Music Center, 1145 W Steels Corners Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223. 

You, Me, Us, We

You, Me, Us, We - Art Auction and Exhibition

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

YOU, ME, US, WE Art Exhibition & Silent Auction to benefit Planned Parenthood of Ohio Location: Downtown Gallery, 141 East Main Street, Kent, OH Date: Silent Auction is One Night Only! June 29, 2017, 5–8 p.m. Preview the exhibition & auction on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27-28, 11-5 p.m. with "buy it now" options.

Alumni Show 2017 poster

Recent Alumni Show

Thursday, June 22, 2017 to Thursday, August 3, 2017

The Recent Alumni Show highlights work from School of Art alummi who have graduated within the past 10 years. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, June 22 from 5-7 pm. On view from June 22 - August 4, 2017 at the CVA Gallery (325 Terrace Dr.), located on the first floor of the Center for the Visual Arts. Summer gallery hours are Tues. - Thurs. 11am - 4pm.

Anita Jung, Middle Jali, 2014

Anita Jung - Artist Talk

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Print Media, Anita Jung. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.

Ceramic Bowls by Sunshine Cobb

Sunshine Cobb - Artist Talk

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Ceramics, Sunshine Cobb. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.

Cathryn Amidei, BEGETTER, handwoven Jacquard made from cotton, metallic and rayon fibers, with chenille brocading - 41" x 54"

Cathryn Amidei - Artist Talk

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Textiles, Cathryn Amidei. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.

Enrique Chagoya, Somewhere Yesterday (Here and Now), 2016, acrylic and water

Enrique Chagoya - Artist Talk

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Print Media, Enrique Chagoya. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.

Matt Wedel, "flower tree", Ceramic, 77"x74"x69", 2015

Matt Wedel - Artist Talk

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with visiting artist in Ceramics, Matt Wedel. This lecture is a part of the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series where visiting artists come from all over the country to teach workshops and give lectures at Kent State University's School of Art. All lectures begin at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. in Kent, Ohio) and are FREE and open to the public.

School of Art Collection Storage

Annual Rental Program Show

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to Friday, June 9, 2017

Join us for the Annual Rental Program Show at the CVA Gallery from May 30 - June 9, 2017.  The Kent State University School of Art Galleries Rental Program is designed to provide easy access for campus organizations and offices to enjoy some of the incredible artwork from the School of Art Collection, which features a wide range of artwork from past students, locally-known artists, and artists of national and international fame. 

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