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Marie Bukowski, Memoirs of Disintegration, KSU Downtown Gallery, Dec. 2018

Memoirs of Disintegration by Marie Bukowski

Friday, December 7, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Kent State University School of Art Collection and Galleries presents “Memoirs of Disintegration” by Marie Bukowski. This solo exhibition is a collection of recent prints created by Bukowski and will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from December 5, 2018 through January 12, 2019. An opening reception will take place on Friday, December 7 from 5-8 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Kent.

Image: Olivuccio di Ciccarello (Italian, Marche, 1360/65-1439), The Madonna of Humility with the Temptation of Eve, c. 1400, tempera and gold on wood panel, Cleveland Museum of Art, detail

Visiting Scholar Talk - Megan Holmes

Friday, December 7, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

First Friday Lecture Series Art Historian and Professor, Megan Holmes "Rethinking 'Vandalism' and 'Iconoclasm'" Friday, December 7 at 12:00 p.m. CVA 165

Foundations Show Reception - December 2017

Foundations Show Reception

Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

  Join us for the Foundations Show Reception on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5-7 pm at the Center for the Visual Arts atrium. Foundations students will be showing their best work from Drawing I, Drawing II, 2D comp, 3D comp & Digital Media. Visitors will receive stickers to vote for their favorite artworks.  Outstanding student achievement nominees will be announced at 6:30 and light refreshments will be served. Free and open to everyone. 

Grad Studio Crawl in the ceramics studio

Grad Studio Crawl

Friday, November 30, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

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 see demonstrations in their studios on Friday Nov. 30 from 5-8 pm. Studio visits will occur sequentially. We will begin as a group in the Textiles area (Room 176) and then follow the schedule listed below. 

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.

Jonathan Juravich - 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year,"The Power of Relational Connections" Nov. 2 at noon, CVA 165

Jonathan Juravich Lecture

Friday, November 2, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art at Kent State University presents the next of the First Friday Lecture Series on Nov. 2 with Jonathan Juravich, 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year and finalist for National Teacher of the Year. Mr. Juravich will speak about his approach to art education as well as his own artwork in his talk titled "The Power of Relational Connections." All lectures are free and open to the public and take place at noon in Room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts.

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., lhoeptne@kent.edu 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.

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