Events Archive

Scott Carter, visiting artist in sculpture and expanded media

Artist Talk - Scott Carter

Friday, October 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art’s First Friday Lecture Series continues with Scott Carter, visiting artist in sculpture and expanded media, on Oct. 5 at noon in Room 165 of the Center for the Visual Arts. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Heather Lenz and Yayoi Kusama, copyright Tokyo Lee Productions

Artist Talk - Heather Lenz

Friday, September 28, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art at Kent State University presents an artist talk with filmmaker, Heather Lenz. During the artist talk, Ms. Lenz will show a clip of her film, "Kusama – Infinity" and will talk about her experiences writing, directing and producing the documentary, which is about artist Yayoi Kusama. This event is free and open to all.

Erik Waterkotte Artist Talk, Sept. 7 at noon, CVA 165

Artist Talk - Erik Waterkotte

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

The School of Art’s First Friday Lecture Series begins with Erik Waterkotte, visiting artist in print media, on Sept. 7. All lectures are free and open to the public.

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).

Bryan Hopkins Artist Talk, Monday, June 4 at 6pm CVA 165

Bryan Hopkins Artist Talk

Monday, June 4, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for the Kent Blossom Art Lecture Series from May 30 - June 6, 2018.  Visiting artist who are a part of the Kent Blossom Art Intensives will be giving presentation on their work.  Free and open to the public. On Monday, June 4, Bryan Hopkins, visiting artist in ceramics, will be giving a talk on his work at 6:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Drive).

Shannon Goff Artist Talk - Friday, June 1 at 6pm, CVA 165

Shannon Goff Artist Talk

Friday, June 1, 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 Friday, June 1, Shannon Goff, visiting artist in ceramics, 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).

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