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Art from Constructed Answer

Constructed Answer

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 6:45pm

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

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

Constructed Answer

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 6:45pm

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.

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 Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 7:45pm

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 Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 1:45pm

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 Friday, December 6, 2019 - 10:45pm

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 Friday, December 6, 2019 - 6:45pm

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 Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 6:45pm

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 Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 6:45pm

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

Curator Talk - Kent State Glass@50

Saturday, September 21, 2019 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

The School of Art is celebrating 50 years of our glass program with exhibitions and special artist and curator talks. Curator talk with Davin Ebanks (MFA alumnus and head of the Glass program at Kent State) and Benjamin Johnson (BFA alumnus and head of the Glass program at the Cleveland Institute of Art) will take place on Saturday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. for the “Kent State Glass@50” exhibition in the CVA Gallery. This will take place during campus Homecoming celebrations and is free and open to the public at Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Dr., Kent, Ohio

 Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool

Artist Talk: Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 12:45pm

The School of Art presents an artist talk with glass artists Marc Petrovic and Kari Russell-Pool on Friday, September 13 from 12-1 p.m. in room 165 at the Center for the Visual Arts. Both artists are featured in the national curated exhibition Kent State Glass@50, on view in the CVA Gallery. The talk will center around both their individual and collaborative practices. This event is free and open to the public.

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