Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series
First Friday Lecture Series:
Every semester, the School of Art brings artists and scholars from around the country to Kent State to present their work to an audience of students and community members. All lectures are free and open to the public and take place at 12:00 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts. Enter through the back door closest to the Esplanade and it will be the first classroom on the left side.
Fall Semester 2019
Fri, Sept 6
Henry Halem Lecture: The History of Kent State’s Glass Program – CVA 165, 12-1 p.m.
Fri, Sept 13
Fri, Oct 4
Art Byte – Presentations by School of Art Faculty, CVA 165, 12-1 p.m.
J. Leigh Garcia
Fri, Oct 18
Artist Talk: Melanie Yazzie, Visiting Artist in Print Media and Art History, CVA 165, 12-1 p.m.
Fri, Nov 1
Artist Talk: Wayne Gonzales, Visiting Artist in Painting and Drawing, CVA 165, 12-1 p.m.
Fri, Dec 6
Artist Talk: Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Visiting Artist in Print Media and Photography, CVA 165, 12-1 p.m.
SPRING SEMESTER 2019
January 25 - Brett Binford, Visiting Artist, Ceramics
March 1 - Sharon Massey, Visiting Artist, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling
April 5 - Lauren Salazar, Visiting Artist, Textiles
May 3 - Austin Porter, Visiting Scholar, Art Historian (rescheduled from Feb. 1)
September 7 - Erik Waterkotte, Visiting Artist/Printmaking
September 28 - Heather Lenz, Visiting Artist in Art History
October 5 - Scott Carter, Visiting Artist/Sculpture and Expanded Media
November 2 - Jonathan Juravich, Visiting Lecturer in Art Education
December 7 - Megan Holmes, Visiting Scholar/Art Historian
January 26 - Chalkie Davies, Visiting Artist in Art History
February 2 - John Paul Morabito, Visiting Artist in Textiles
March 2 - Joseph Lupo, Visiting Artist in Printmaking
April 6 - Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator at the Museum of Art and Design
April 20 - Stratosphere Lecture (Sponsored by the College of the Arts), Visiting Artist Deirdre Murphy
April 27 - Heidi Hahn, Visiting Artist in Painting
September 1 - Arron Foster, Visiting Professor in Printmaking
October 6 - Giselle Hicks, Visiting Artist in Ceramics (sponsored by Peter Johnson)
November 3 - Mitchell F. Chan, Visiting Artist in Sculpture (sponsored by Jonas Sebura and Isabel Farnsworth)
December 1 - Imin Yeh, Visiting Artist in Printmaking (sponsored by Arron Foster)