Exhibition Archive

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.

Holiday Market - Pine trees with stars in the snow

School of Art Holiday Market

Thursday, December 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 7:00pm

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

Lawrence Baker: Drawings, KSU Downtown Gallery, Oct. 16 - Nov. 30, 2019

Lawrence Baker: Drawings

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Drawings by Kent State alumnus Lawrence Baker will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from Oct. 16 through Nov. 20, 2019.  Baker earned his BFA, MA and MFA from Kent State's School of Art in painting and drawing.  He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio and is a retired visual arts instructor for the Cleveland Municipal School District. An opening reception will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 from 5-7 p.m.  Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public.  

Five Curatorial Views of the School of Art Collection

Five Curatorial Views of the School of Art Collection

Friday, October 18, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

On view October 18 - November 26, 2019 Reception: Friday, October 18, 5-7 p.m.

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