School of Art Collection and Galleries  

• Exhibition and event Calendar

 Summer 2024

CVA Gallery

Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Drive, Kent, Ohio - First Floor
Gallery Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (while exhibits are on display)


2024 Kent Blossom Art Intensives Exhibition

June 3–28
Reception, June 3rd, 4-6 p.m.
Featuring the work of resident faculty and visiting artists.


Resident Faculty: Eli Kessler
Visiting Artists: Raul De Lara & WHOOP DEE DOO
Resident Faculty: Peter Christian Johnson
Visiting Artists: David Hicks & Sue Tirrell
Resident Faculty: Gianna Commito
Visiting Artists: Sharmistha Ray & Karen Seapker
Resident Faculty: Taryn McMahon
Visiting Artists: Breanne Trammell & LaToya Hobbs

(click for more information about the Blossom Art Intensives)


KSU Downtown Gallery

141 East Main Street, Kent, Ohio
Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri.  10-6 p.m. and Sat. 10-4 p.m.

sticks • rocks • leaves

Natalie Petrosky

June 7 – July 27, 2024

Reception:  June 7, 5-7 p.m.


Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center Gallery

215 S. Depeyster St., Kent, Ohio 

coming up - July 2024 - July 2025

Traveling Stanzas, 

presented in celebration of 40 years of the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University

curated by Annie Cyrus


Michener Gallery

Second floor, Kent State University Main Library, 1125 Risman Dr. Kent, OH 
Gallery is open during library hours


Contemporary African Art from the School of Art Collection

Research and labels by students from

Dr. Joseph Underwood's "Contemporary African Art: 1980-Present" class (Fall 2023)

Students were:
J.C. Brightm, Caitlin Campbell, Autumn Davlin, Allie Deist, Mad Fairweather, Isaiah Flemister
Sadie Hurst, Mylo Kirkpatrick, Isabella Kunsch, Mario Martinez Rodriguez, Amanda Prendergast
Ivy Raheem, Oliver Ray, Keely Rutledge, Becca Stanke, Rylie Steele