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Going to Ground - two prints featured in the exhibition

Going to Ground

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

KSU Downtown Gallery April 3 - 13, 2019 Opening reception: Friday, April 5, 5-7 p.m. Going to Ground is an exchange organized for the Southern Graphics Council International by Alison Judd and Anna Gaby-Trotz. This curated body of work includes prints by 15 artists and focuses on the notion that land is something that we use to mark other losses against and that through a visceral approach to observing, studying and documenting specific locations we can be witness to change.

MFA Thesis Exhibitions 2019

MFA Thesis Exhibitions 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Eight MFA studio art candidates will be exhibiting their thesis exhibitions in the CVA Gallery and the adjacent student galleries.  Two groups of students will be installing their artwork for a duration of a week each. Artist receptions will take place on April 5 and April 12 from 5-8 p.m.  Free and open to the public. April 5: Omid Tavakoli (Print Media and Photo), Chandler Brutscher (Print Media and Photo), Luca Taylor (Print Media and Photo), Dave Braun (Sculpture and Expanded Media) April 12: Tirzah Legg (Ceramics), Shannon Black (Ceramics), Ryan Morris (Painting)

Stratosphere Juried Art Competition

Stratosphere 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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 20 finalists will be on display at the School of Art's Downtown Gallery (141 East Main Street) with an opening reception on Thursday, April 18 from 5-7 p.m. The show will be on view through May 3, 2019.  The theme this year was "Global Identity."

BFA Thesis Exhibitions

BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

It's the biggest exhibition of the year!  Fifteen BFA studio art students will be presenting their capstone body of artwork in gallery spaces throughout the Center for the Visual Arts.  Join us for the opening celebration on Friday, April 19 from 5-8 p.m.  The exhibition will be on view through April 26.