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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

School of Art Art Byte Presentations, Vol. 1

Art Byte Presentations - Vol. 1

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Kent State University School of Art presents the first annual Art Byte Presentations, on Friday, Oct. 4 from 12-1 p.m.  Presenters, which include six of our faculty members, will discuss their artwork and/or research in a short format (about 8 minutes each) inspired by Pecha Kucha.  This year’s event includes presentations by Shana Klein (American Art History), Joseph Underwood (African Art History), Davin Ebanks (Glass), J. Leigh Garcia (Print Media and Photography), Michelle Summers (Ceramics), and Marie Bukowski (Print Media).  This event is free and open to the public. 

Curator Talk - Kent State Glass@50

Saturday, September 21, 2019 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

The School of Art is celebrating 50 years of our glass program with exhibitions and special artist and curator talks. Curator talk with Davin Ebanks (MFA alumnus and head of the Glass program at Kent State) and Benjamin Johnson (BFA alumnus and head of the Glass program at the Cleveland Institute of Art) will take place on Saturday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. for the “Kent State Glass@50” exhibition in the CVA Gallery. This will take place during campus Homecoming celebrations and is free and open to the public at Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Dr., Kent, Ohio

School of Art, students and guests view artwork in the Center for the Visual Arts

School of Art Open House

Saturday, September 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

The School of Art invites you to tour the Center for the Visual Arts during Kent State's Homecoming at our open house from noon - 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Artwork will be on display throughout the building and students will be giving demonstrations of art-making techniques in various studios. Student artwork will be for sale in the ARTshop and throughout the building with student organizations.

 Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool

Artist Talk: Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool

Friday, September 13, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art presents an artist talk with glass artists Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool on Friday, September 13 from 12-1 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts. Both artists are featured in the national curated exhibition Kent State Glass@50, on view in the CVA Gallery. The talk will center around both their individual and collaborative practices. This event is free and open to the public.

Tim Stover: Linear Integration, KSU Downtown Gallery, September 4 - October 5, Kent State Glass at 50

Tim Stover: Linear Integration

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries presents Tim Stover: Linear Integration on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from September 4 through October 5, 2019.  An opening reception will take place on Friday, September 6 from 5-7 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Kent.  This exhibition is a part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the glass program at Kent State University's School of Art. 

Emerging Glass at Kent State, September 4 - October 4, 2019, Payto Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts

Emerging Glass

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Emerging Glass is a new national juried exhibition organized in honor of the 50th anniversary of Kent State University's School of Art studio glass program. The exhibition, featuring sixteen glass artists, was juried by Davin Ebanks and Lisa Demagall out of 164 submissions from around the country. This exhibition is a part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the glass program at Kent State University's School of Art.

Kent State Glass@50, Alli Hoag

Kent State Glass@50

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

KENT STATE GLASS@50 CVA Gallery - September 4 - October 4, 2019 Reception: Friday, September 6, 5-7 p.m. A national curated glass show celebrating 50 years of glass at Kent State University. Artists featured: Sarah Blood, Steven Durow, Katherine Gray, Henry Halem, Alli Hoag, Jiyoung Lee, Carmen Lozar, Anna Mlasowsky, Kit Paulson, Mark Peiser, Marc Petrovic, Kari Russell-Pool, Einar & Jamex de la Torre, Brent Kee Young, and Zac Weinberg.

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