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BFA Gala 2017

BFA Gala 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for the inaugural BFA Senior Thesis Exhibit Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Eighteen senior BFA candidates will be displaying their artwork throughout the entire building at the Center for the Visual Arts. More info and maps TBA. The exhibit will be on view from April 21 – 28, 2017. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Mark Fox, Deep Field Nancy (red and purple)

Mark Fox – Artist Talk

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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. 

Sculpture by Elizabeth Emery

Elizabeth Emery - Artist Lecture

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with Elizabeth Emery, visiting artist in sculpture, on Friday, April 14. The lecture will take place at 12:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Art, 325 Terrace Drive in Kent.  All lectures are free and open to the public.

MFA Thesis Exhibit

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the MFA Thesis Exhibits closing reception on April 7, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The CVA Gallery will feature two MFA Thesis Exhibits from April 3-7 by Ceramics graduate students, Taylor Dennis Pasquale and Nicolin B. Haines.  Also on view in the adjacent Crawford Gallery, thesis exhibit by MFA Candidate in Textiles, Trey Gehring. The Payto Gallery will have MA Candidate, Nick Pfeil's sculpture work.

Kristina Paabus, Something to Believe In, 2015

Kristina Paabus - Artist Lecture

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for an artist talk with Kristina Paabus, visiting artist in Print Media, on Friday, April 7. The lecture will take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Drive in Kent, at 12:00 p.m.  All lectures are free and open to the public.

Andrew Casto, Assemblage 108, 2016

Andrew Casto - Artist Lecture

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us at noon on Friday, March 17 for an artist talk by ceramicist, Andrew Casto. All lectures are FREE and open to the public.

The Student Annual 2017

Student Annual

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:00am to Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join us for the reception and award ceremony for the Student Annual on Thursday, March 9 from 5 - 7 p.m. The Student Annual is a juried show that gives undergraduate and graduate students a chance to showcase their work at the CVA Gallery.  The show will be juried by Theresa Bembnister, Associate Curator at the Akron Art Museum. Bembnister will award students who submitted the top artworks with over $500 in prizes. The show will be on view from March 9 - 23, 2017.  Gallery Hours: Tues. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Alex Gartelmann, Dead Guy, 2016

Alex Gartelmann Artist Lecture

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a lecture by artist Alex Gartelmann on Wednesday, March 8 at 5 p.m. at the Center for the Visual Arts. The lecture will take place in room 165 at CVA and is FREE and open to the public. Gartelmann is a visiting artist in Sculpture and often collaborates with the School of Art's sculpture and expanded media professor, Jonas Sebura.

Kent State National Ceramics Invitational

Kent State National Ceramics Invitational

Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Saturday, April 15, 2017

The School of Art Collection and Galleries, Downtown Gallery, located at 141 East Main Street in Downtown, Kent, Ohio presents the Kent State National Ceramics Invitational, Featuring: Max Seinfeld, Emily Duke & Laura Polaski , March 2 – April 15, 2017. There will be a reception on March 16 from 5–7 p.m. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Erin Riley - Artist Lecture

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

FIRST FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES PRESENTED BY THE SCHOOL OF ART

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