Threads of Connection - Recent Fiber Works by Members of Weave a Real Peace opens May 19, 2023

KENT, OH – The School of Art Collection and Galleries at Kent State University is pleased to announce a new exhibit, Threads of Connection -- Recent Fiber Works by Members of Weave a Real Peace (WARP). This exhibit will be on display, May 19 – July 15, 2023, at the KSU Downtown Gallery, 141 East Main Street, Kent Ohio, there will be a closing Reception on July 14, 5 – 7 p.m.

About Threads of Connection -- Recent Fiber Works by Members of Weave a Real Peace (WARP). Weave A Real Peace (WARP) is a global community of individuals and organizations who value the social, cultural, historic, artistic, and economic importance of textile arts. With over 500 members living and working in textile communities around the world, this exhibition will showcase a diversity of artistic creations and traditions from Argentina, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Laos, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Uganda, the United States, and more. Learn more about WARP at

This exhibit is free and open to the public. This exhibit is presented with support from the Ohio Arts Council. Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Closed on Sundays. Follow the Kent State University School of Art Collection and Galleries on social media: Instagram, Facebook.


About the School of Art

The School of Art at Kent State University was established in 1941 and maintains a tradition of excellence in visual arts education, creation, scholarship, and leadership. Its undergraduate and graduate programs in the visual arts offer a range of directions and opportunities in the fields of art education, art history, and studio art, which includes a comprehensive array of studio disciplines: ceramics, drawing, glass, jewelry/metals/enameling, painting, print media and photography, sculpture and expanded media, and textiles. The School of Art Collection and Galleries consist of six exhibition spaces located on the Kent campus and downtown Kent and a collection of over 4,000 artworks and objects. The School of Art is located at the Center of the Visual Arts at 325 Terrace Dr. in Kent. The 27,900-square-foot facility — twice the length of a football field —had its grand opening in 2016 and houses all School of Art studios and classrooms under one roof.

Image Caption: Patzún Huipil, Artist: Florinda Queché Sir Patzún, Guatemala

POSTED: Monday, May 22, 2023 11:50 AM
Updated: Wednesday, July 19, 2023 04:44 PM