Kent Blossom Art 2018 Workshops

Celebrating 50 Years 

May 27 – June 9, 2018

Kent Blossom Art Intensives are a series of two-week intensive art workshops conducted each summer at Kent State University by resident School of Art faculty and an exciting array of visiting artists. Every year, students and individual artists engage in two weeks of focused learning, experimentation and creation under the guidance of experienced artists from around the country.  Visiting artists will also give presentations on their work, which are open to the public.

Choose from the workshops listed below.

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2018 Workshops

Amanda Lee, visiting artist for Kent Blossom Art

Alternative Photo Processes in Printmaking

Explore the creative potential and expanded field of printmaking using photo-based print processes. Students will create an independent body of work in collaboration with expert faculty that investigates alternative photo-based print processes such as cyanotypes, salt prints, and the use of digital fabrication tools to develop matrixes.

Visiting Artists - Susanna Crum and Amanda Lee 

Resident Faculty - Arron Foster

Shannon Goff, visiting artist for Kent Blossom Art

Sculptural Methods in Ceramics and Mixed Media

Expand your interdisciplinary skills in this ceramics and sculpture-based workshop.  Students will draw inspiration from the dynamic interdisciplinary practice of the visiting artists to create an independent body of work.  This immersive workshop is appropriate for students who are interested in ceramics as well as sculpture. 

Visiting Artists – Shannon Goff and Bryan Hopkins

Resident Faculty – Peter Christian Johnson

Glass artworks by Grant Garmenzy and Erin Garmezy

Hot-Sculpted and Flameworked Glass

Learn to combine hot-sculpted glass in the hot shop with flameworked soft-glass components to create collaborative glass sculptures. This intensive workshop will focus on the dynamics of timing, teamwork and techniques to create sculptural forms in glass.

Visiting Artists – Grant Garmezy and Erin Garmezy

Resident Faculty – Davin Ebanks