Women in Craft (Center for the Visual Arts Gallery)

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, July 30, 2016 (All day)

The Kent State University School of Art Collection and Galleries is pleased to announce "Women in Craft," an exhibit curated by graduate students Lindsey James and Allison Smith, on view June 16 - July 30 at the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, located at 325 Terrace Drive in Kent. A closing reception for the show will take place 5-7 p.m. on July 21.

"Women in Craft" focuses on women artists with work in the school's collection, along with anticipated future aquisitions. Notable artists in the collection include Claire Zeisler, an American fiber artist who helped pave the way for sculptural weaving; Edris Eckhardt, known for her work with the Works Progress Association's (WPA) Federal Arts Project in Cleveland; June Schwarcz, a noted metalsmith and enamel artist; and Jane Lackey, a fiber and mixed media artists known for her work with the American Craft Council.

For more information call 330-672-1379.

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