Stratosphere 2018 Reception and Awards

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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:45pm

Downtown Art Gallery
off campus

You are invited to the Kent State College of the Arts annual University-wide juried art show, "Stratosphere." A group art exhibition of work of 27 finalists will be on display at the School of Art's Downtown Gallery (141 East Main Street) with an opening reception on Thursday, April 19 from 5-7 p.m. The show will be on view through May 5, 2018.

This year's juror is Deirdre Murphy. She will give a lecture on Friday, April 20 at 12 p.m. entitled: "The Longer You Look, The More You See."

Awards and cash prizes will be given for Best in Show ($1,000); First Runner Up ($500); and Second Runner Up ($250). A People's Choice Award ($500) will also be awarded to the finalist whose work garners the most votes at the gallery. Voting will take place from 4-6 p.m. on April 19 before and during the reception.