Dan Alexander in front of his glass artwork, images of glass art by Dan, a blue vase and a tall cup with lid
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 4:55pm
In his professional career as a glassblower, Kent State University alumnus Dan Alexander has done a lot in the decade since graduating with a B.F.A. in Craft in 2010. From humble beginnings in the hot shop at Hale Farm and Village,...
A screen shot of the online store for the ARTshop, a fox print, a ceramic vase and a pillow made of woven textiles
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 4:41pm
The School of Art’s ARTshop has opened an online store for purchase of student-made artwork, creating a convenient way for the public to support students. The KSU ARTshop opened in 2017 at the Center for the Visual Arts as a student-run retail shop where students can sell their w...
button created by Jerry Casale - Kent Students Medical Fund
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:34am
“I had always been making art and music but the events of May 4th and beyond galvanized my creativity, infusing it with an existential anger and urgency that would otherwise not have happened. In short Devo and the idea of De-evolution as a manifesto would not exist without that...
Gianna Commito teaching painting with student
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 1:15pm
Professor of painting, Gianna Commito, has been selected by Kent State University’s President Diacon as a recipient of a President’s Faculty Excellence Award for academic year 2019-2020.
Painting graduate student in her studio
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:32pm
Kent State University School of Art is proud to announce that our M.F.A. program has again been ranked among the top in the country by U.S. News and World Report. Kent State climbed four spots to #110 in 2020 from the 2016 ranking of #114.
Gallery view of the 2020 Student Annual
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
The 2020 Student Annual was cut short this year because of the pandemic but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our talented students! Every year, we invite a juror from an outside organization to select the work included in the Student Annual show as well as several prize winne...
Bobby Selvaggio
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:47pm
Kent State created the Kent State Emergency Grant Fund to help students, during this unprecedented time. Kent State's Director of Jazz Studies Bobby Selvaggio held a special virtual living room concert to support this critical new fund.
Members of the band mr. Gnome, including art eduction alumna Nicole Barille; image of a woman and man standing in a frame of gold leaves
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 12:27pm
The journey towards a professional career in the arts is different for everyone. For Kent State University alumna Nicole Barille, an art degree laid the groundwork for success in an unexpected way, lending inspiration and creative direction to her music. You may not need a degree...

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