Events Archive

Painting by Shawn Powell of the top of a red and white umbrella displayed next to a Japanese print of two women with umbrellas.

Kindred

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2019 - January 11, 2020 Opening Reception:  Friday, December 6, 5-8 pm Location: KSU Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent. Ohio

Graduate Studio Crawl - Two people in a ceramics studio with ceramic sculptures

Grad Studio Crawl

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm

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 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. Open to all. The Center for the Visual Arts is located at 325 Terrace Drive in Kent. For more information about our graduate programs, please visit http://www.kent.edu/art/graduate-programs. 4:00 - 4:25 Textiles 4:25 - 4:50 Painting

Artist Talk: Salvador Jimenez-Flores, Friday, Dec. 6, 12-1 pm, CVA 165

Artist Talk - Salvador Jiménez-Flores

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art presents an artist talk with visiting artist in print media and photography Salvador Jiménez-Flores on Friday, Dec. 6.  Jiménez-Flores is an interdisciplinary artist born and raised in Jalisco, México and Assistant Professor in ceramics at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The artist talk will take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts from 12-1 p.m.  Free and open to the public.

Holiday Market - Pine trees with stars in the snow

School of Art Holiday Market

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Buy handmade this holiday season! Unique gifts created by our students, including ceramics, glass, print media, textiles, jewelry/metals/enameling and more will be for sale in the CVA Gallery. Free and open to the public. Market Hours: Thursday, Dec. 5 / 10 am - 7 pm Friday, Dec. 6 / 10 am - 2 pm Location: Center for the Visual Arts, 1st Floor 325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio

People standing in front of artwork

Foundations Show Fall 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art’s Foundations program invites you to the biannual Foundations Show on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5-7 p.m. Foundations students will be showing their best work from Drawing I, Drawing II, 2D composition, 3D composition, and Digital Media. Visitors will receive stickers to vote for their favorite artworks. Outstanding student achievement nominees will be announced in the atrium at 6:30 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Free and open to everyone.

Holiday Market - Pine trees with stars in the snow

School of Art Holiday Market

Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 7:00pm

Buy handmade this holiday season! Unique gifts created by our students, including ceramics, glass, print media, textiles, jewelry/metals/enameling and more will be for sale in the CVA Gallery. Free and open to the public. Market Hours: Thursday, Dec. 5 / 10 am - 7 pm Friday, Dec. 6 / 10 am - 2 pm Location: Center for the Visual Arts, 1st Floor 325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio

Artist Talk: Wayne Gonzales, Friday, November 1, 12-1pm CVA 165

Artist Talk - Wayne Gonzales

Friday, November 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Kent State University School of Art presents an artist talk with visiting artist in painting, Wayne Gonzales. The talk will take place on Friday, Nov. 1 at noon in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts. All artist talks and lectures are free and open to the public.

Lawrence Baker: Drawings, KSU Downtown Gallery, Oct. 16 - Nov. 30, 2019

Lawrence Baker: Drawings

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Drawings by Kent State alumnus Lawrence Baker will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from Oct. 16 through Nov. 20, 2019.  Baker earned his BFA, MA and MFA from Kent State's School of Art in painting and drawing.  He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio and is a retired visual arts instructor for the Cleveland Municipal School District. An opening reception will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 from 5-7 p.m.  Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public.  

Five Curatorial Views of the School of Art Collection

Five Curatorial Views of the School of Art Collection

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

On view October 18 - November 26, 2019 Reception: Friday, October 18, 5-7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Melanie Yazzie, Friday, October 18, 12-1pm, CVA 165

Artist Talk - Melanie Yazzie

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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5:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday, February 7, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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12:00pm to 1:00pm
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5:00pm to 7:00pm
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12:00pm to 1:00pm
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2:00pm to 3:00pm
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12:00pm to 1:00pm
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12:00pm to 1:00pm
Friday, April 10, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm