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Jewelry and Gender: Challenging the Norms - four photos of models modeling jewelry

Jewelry and Gender: Challenging the Norms

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Kent State University School of Art Collection and Galleries presents Jewelry and Gender: Challenging the Norms at the KSU Downtown Gallery from November 2 through December 1, 2018.  The exhibition, curated by Roza Maille, looks at art jewelry through the lens of gender, displayed alongside photographs of local LGBTQ+ youth, serving as models.  Quotes from model interviews about their own gender expressions and identities will be included in the display, giving the viewer perspective on the spectrum of gender identities that exist, as opposed to the male/female binary.

School of Art Portfolio Day

School of Art Portfolio Day

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

High school students interested in majoring in Studio Art, Art Education and Art History are invited to a special Portfolio Day in the School of Art! Enjoy a tour of facilities, lunch, and a special lecture by the Jonathan Juravich, 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year. Finish the day by participating in a Portfolio Review with esteemed School of Art faculty. Register via the link below. Spots are limited! Event Contact: Linda Hoeptner Poling, Ph.D., Event Capacity: 30 students

Biennial Faculty Show, Artwork by School of Art Faculty Oct. 16-Nov. 16, 2018, CVA Gallery

Biennial Faculty Show

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present Biennial Faculty Show, on view at the CVA Gallery from October 16 through November 16, 2018.  An opening reception with the artists will take place at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio) on Friday, October 19 from 5-7 p.m.  Both the exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public.  

School of Art Open House, 100 Years of Homecoming at Kent State University

School of Art Open House

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Everyone is invited to tour the recently completed Center for the Visual Arts during Homecoming on Oct. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. All the facilities will be open, including art studios, art education classrooms, and art history lecture halls.

Alumni Show 2018

Alumni Show 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

ALUMNI SHOW 2018 Sept. 28 – Oct. 27, 2018 Reception: Friday, Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m.

School of Art Meet and Greet, Tuesday, August 28, 1:30-2:30 p.m., CVA Atrium

School of Art Meet and Greet

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join us to kick off a great year at the School of Art Meet and Greet on Tuesday, August 28 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Center for the Visual Arts atrium.  Meet and mingle with faculty (new and familiar), staff and other art students.  All School of Art majors and minors are invited!  Free pizza will be provided (while it lasts)!  Introductions of new faculty will begin at 2 p.m. with the School of Art Director, Marie Bukowski.  

Kent Blossom Art intensives: The First Ten Years, Highlights from the School of Art Collection, image: Alex Katz, "Late July" Lithograph

Kent Blossom Art Intensives: The First 10 Years

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00am to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

Isabel Farnsworth, Buoyancy

Buoyancy: Sculpture and Works on Paper by Isabel Farnsworth

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries present “Buoyancy,” a solo exhibition of sculpture and works on paper by Isabel Farnsworth.  Farnsworth’s large-scale sculptures, made of steel, wood and burlap will be displayed alongside mixed media (mono-print and gouache) two-dimensional works that were created in Florence, Italy this past spring. The exhibition will be on view from July 30 – September 8, 2018 with an opening reception on Friday, August 3 from 5-8 p.m.  The KSU Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main St. in Kent, Ohio. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m.

Collage: Sequential Events, Jeff Fauser. Aug. 3 - Nov. 3, 2018 at the KSU Hotel and Conference Center

Collage: Sequential Events by Jeff Fauser

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center  COLLAGE:  SEQUENTIAL EVENTS by Jeff Fauser August 3 - November 3, 2018 Opening Reception: August 3, 2018   5-8 p.m. Location: 215 S. Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio 44240 About the Artist:

Amanda Lee Artist Talk, Wednesday June 6 at 6 pm CVA 165

Amanda Lee Artist Talk

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series from May 30 - June 6, 2018.  Visiting artists who are a part of the Kent Blossom Art Intensives will be giving presentations on their work.  Free and open to the public. On Wednesday, June 6, Amanda Lee, visiting artist in printmaking, will be giving a talk on her work at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Drive).


Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm