Exhibition Archive

Student Annual Art Show

Friday, March 13, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Artwork created by undergraduate and graduate art majors, selected by guest juror Christy Davis of the Canton Museum of Art, will be on view in the CVA Gallery. Awards will be announced this evening.

Kent State National Ceramics Invitational - pictured work by Adam Posnak and Sanam Emami

Kent State National Ceramics Invitational 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries at Kent State University presents “Kent State National Ceramics Invitational” from March 6 – April 11, 2020 at the KSU Downtown Gallery. The exhibition was curated by Peter Pincus and includes artists Sanam Emami, Hannah Thompsett, Adam Posnak, and Brooks Oliver. An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 6 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The KSU Downtown Gallery is located at 141 East Main Street in Kent.

Holland Houdek, Mechanization from the Implant Series, medical implants casted in iron

Artist Talk - Holland Houdek

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

The School of Art presents an artist talk with Holland Houdek, visiting artist in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling. Holland’s work focuses on medical implants, the body, and embodied experience. The artist talk will take place on Friday, February 28 at 2 p.m. in room 140 at the Center for the Visual Arts. This artist talk is in conjunction with the exhibition "Constructed Answer" on view in the CVA Gallery January 24 - February 28, 2020.

Small Works - artwork by various artists

Small Works Juried Exhibition

Friday, February 7, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The KSU Downtown Gallery presents "Small Works Juried Exhibition," an international exhibition of more than 50 small artworks in an array of media juried by Professor Gianna Commito. On view from Jan. 24 through Feb. 29, 2020. Opening reception is Friday, Feb. 7 from 5-7 p.m.

Renee Zettle-Sterling Artist Talk, Friday, Feb. 7, 12-1 pm, CVA 165

Artist Talk - Renée Zettle-Sterling

Friday, February 7, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

The School of Art presents an artist talk with Renée Zettle-Sterling, visiting artist in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, on Friday, February 7 from 12-1 p.m. Zettle-Sterling is an Associate Professor of Art and Design at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. The talk will take place in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr.) and is free and open to the public. This artist talk is in conjunction with the exhibition "Constructed Answer" on view in the CVA Gallery January 24 - February 28, 2020.

Constructed Answer, Kent State University May 4 - 50 Years, Medallion in box

Constructed Answer

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

A contemporary metals exhibition inspired by tragedy, trauma and violence that celebrates the resiliency of a human spirit.  Curated in response to a Commemorative Medallion made by Philadelphia College of Art students (now University of the Arts)  in honor of the students who perished at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. Featuring: Boris Bally, Taehyun Bang, Marilyn DaSilva, Holland Houdek, Keith Lewis, Michael Nashef, Marissa Saneholtz, Stephen Saracino, Mel Someroski and Renée Zettle-Sterling. January 24 – February 28, 2020 Reception: January 24, 5-7 p.m.

Art from Constructed Answer

Constructed Answer

Friday, January 24, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

A contemporary metals exhibition curated in response to a Commemorative Medallion made by Philadelphia College of Art students in honor of the students who perished at Kent State on May 4, 1970. Learn More About Constructed Answer

Painting by Shawn Powell of the top of a red and white umbrella displayed next to a Japanese print of two women with umbrellas.

Kindred

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2019 - January 11, 2020 Opening Reception:  Friday, December 6, 5-8 pm Location: KSU Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent. Ohio

Holiday Market - Pine trees with stars in the snow

School of Art Holiday Market

Friday, December 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Buy handmade this holiday season! Unique gifts created by our students, including ceramics, glass, print media, textiles, jewelry/metals/enameling and more will be for sale in the CVA Gallery. Free and open to the public. Market Hours: Thursday, Dec. 5 / 10 am - 7 pm Friday, Dec. 6 / 10 am - 2 pm Location: Center for the Visual Arts, 1st Floor 325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio

Small Works Juried Exhibition, January 24-February 29, 2020

Call for Art - Small Works Juried Exhibition

Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
4:00pm to 11:00pm

The Small Works Juried Exhibition is open to artists worldwide.  The exhibition will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery (141 E. Main St., Kent, Ohio) from January 24 - February 29, 2020.   Deadline for entries is December 7, 2019.  Juror: Gianna Commito Artists must be 18 years or older. Artists working in any media are welcome to enter up to three (3), original works of art and up to three per artist will be accepted.

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