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Kent Stark Fine Arts Building - Art Gallery
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:33pm
The Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA) named the Kent State University Stark Campus as one of the Distinguished Buisinesses/Organizations for Art Education in 2018.  The award was presented to Professor Jack McWhorter, who teaches painting and drawing at the Stark campus, at t...
More Than A Body - Board Members
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 4:07pm
The #metoo movement has propelled the world into discussing issues around sexual assault and abuse, but what happens when survivors come together and turn these shared negative experiences into a positive source of healing?  Megan Taylor, junior Studio Art, Textiles major at Kent...
Guest Post with Shana Klein - Valerie Hegarty, Still Life with Watermelon, Peaches and Crows, 2013
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 10:08am
Assistant professor in art history, Shana Klein focuses on American art and also researches representations of food and social politics in art.  Recently, she spoke at a symposium about a paper she wrote about race and violence in representations of watermelon. 
Collection Room with students studying artwork
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:24pm
The School of Art at Kent State University is now hiring three full-time tenure-track faculty positions in printmaking, art history, and sculpture and expanded media.  The School of Art offers a long tradition of imagination, thought, skill, and achievement in the visual arts.
Jungho Kim conducting KSU Orchestra
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 2:22pm
The KSU Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Jungho Kim, will present the second concert of the season on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in Cartwright Hall’s University Auditorium located at 650 Hilltop Drive.  Parking is available in the lot off of Terrace Drive.   
Kent State Opera Presents Opera Scenes "Marriage Inside Out"
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 8:37am
The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will present a program of opera scenes on Nov. 17 at 7:30 pm and 18 at 3 pm in Wright-Curtis Theatre in The Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive at Kent State University.  Parking is free.  
Alyse Hanna and Ashley Smith's work in The Fine Art of Enameling: Revisited
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:12am
Two undergraduate students in the Jewelry/Metals/Enameling program, Alyse Hanna and Ashley Smith, have been selected to have their work published in the book “The Art of Fine Enameling: Revisited” by Karen Cohen, which is scheduled to be published in November 2019.
Natalie Friedl in the classroom, recipient of the NCAEA Elementary Art Educator of the Year
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:19pm
Art Education alumna, Natalie Friedl (’04), has been awarded the North Carolina Art Education Association’s Elementary Art Educator of the Year award for 2018-19.  She will receive her award during the NCAEA Professional Development Conference November 1-4, 2018 in Asheville, NC....
Peter Christian Johnson - Sculpture Space NYC
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:40am
Peter Christian Johnson, Assistant Professor in Ceramics, has a solo exhibition called "Acts of Contrition” at Sculpture Space NYC.  "Acts of Contrition" explores the tension between toil and collapse, between precision and failure.  It is a meditation on entropy that uses archit...
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:54pm
  Due to reduced participation from scheduled vendors and artists, the Kent Creativity Festival has been canceled for Saturday, Sept. 29. We look forward to its return in fall 2019.   The Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour is also canceled for Sept. 29, including its Kent Clean Transpor...

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