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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...
The View From Here at Beloit College, Joseph Underwood with faculty and staff at the Wright Museum
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:06am
Dr. Joseph Underwood, Assistant Professor of Art History, has curated an exhibition called The View From Here: Contemporary Perspectives From Senegal, which is traveling to multiple locations in the U.S. after its debut in Dakar in May.  Featuring work created since 2010, this ex...
Jewelry by grad student Erica Hoosic, three necklaces
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:20pm
Current graduate student in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, Erica Hoosic was awarded the Juror's Choice Award in Ethical Metalsmiths Students’ "So Fresh + So Clean" online exhibition. Two alumni, Felicia Severn (BFA ’17) and Amanda Stumpf (BFA ’16), were also included in the exhibition...
Screen Printing at the Kent Creativity Festival!
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:40am
A multi-generational and interactive arts festival featuring over 33 activities, live entertainment and food trucks.  
Full Fathom Five
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 3:55pm
Multiple School of Art faculty and alumni were invited to participate in the exhibition “Full Fathom Five” organized by the Progressive Art Collection.  “Full Fathom Five” is a peer-selected invitational exhibition of 30 artists w...
Linda Hoeptner Poling in the classroom teaching students
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:05am
Associate Professor in Art Education, Dr. Linda Hoeptner Poling has been named the 2018 Ohio Art Educator of the Year by the Ohio Art Education Association.  Additionally, she will also be inducted as an OAEA Distinguished Fellow, a prestigious position for members who have made...
Kent Sate University School of Art, professors Dr. Robin Vande Zande and Mahwish Chishty
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2018 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition in the faculty me...