Exhibition Archive

Biennial Faculty Show, Artwork by School of Art Faculty Oct. 16-Nov. 16, 2018, CVA Gallery

Biennial Faculty Show

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 6:45pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries and the School of Art at Kent State University present Biennial Faculty Show, on view at the CVA Gallery from October 16 through November 16, 2018.  An opening reception with the artists will take place at the Center for the Visual Arts (325 Terrace Dr. Kent, Ohio) on Friday, October 19 from 5-7 p.m.  Both the exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public.  

Alumni Show 2018

Alumni Show 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7:45pm

ALUMNI SHOW 2018

Kent Blossom Art intensives: The First Ten Years, Highlights from the School of Art Collection, image: Alex Katz, "Late July" Lithograph

Kent Blossom Art Intensives: The First 10 Years

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:00am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 4:45pm

Isabel Farnsworth, Buoyancy

Buoyancy: Sculpture and Works on Paper by Isabel Farnsworth

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 7:45pm

The School of Art Collection and Galleries present “Buoyancy,” a solo exhibition of sculpture and works on paper by Isabel Farnsworth.  Farnsworth’s large-scale sculptures, made of steel, wood and burlap will be displayed alongside mixed media (mono-print and gouache) two-dimensional works that were created in Florence, Italy this past spring. The exhibition will be on view from July 30 – September 8, 2018 with an opening reception on Friday, August 3 from 5-8 p.m.  The KSU Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main St. in Kent, Ohio. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m.

Collage: Sequential Events, Jeff Fauser. Aug. 3 - Nov. 3, 2018 at the KSU Hotel and Conference Center

Collage: Sequential Events by Jeff Fauser

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 7:45pm

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center  COLLAGE:  SEQUENTIAL EVENTS by Jeff Fauser August 3 - November 3, 2018 Opening Reception: August 3, 2018   5-8 p.m. Location: 215 S. Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio 44240 About the Artist:

Art Rental Program - June 7-8, 2018 at the CVA Gallery

Art Rental Program Show

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 3:45pm

June 7-8, 2018      Rental Program Show 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. both days Artwork from the School of Art Collection and Galleries permanent collection available for on-campus rental will be on view at the CVA Gallery.  Staff, faculty and campus organizations can come to the gallery and choose artwork to hang in their on-campus offices (main Kent campus only).  

Home to Sargasso Sea June 1 - July 4 at the KSU Downtown Gallery

Home to Sargasso Sea

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 7:45pm

The Kent State University School of Art Collection and Galleries and the Wick Poetry Center present: Home to Sargasso Sea: A long journey of loving collaboration, Paintings and Poetry by Jessica Damen & Maj Ragain.  The exhibition will be on view at the KSU Downtown Gallery from June 1 - July 14, 2018. There will be a reception on Friday, June 1 during the new First Friday Art Walk in downtown Kent from 5-8 p.m. with a gallery talk and special remarks at 7 p.m. 

Foundation Show 2017

Foundations Spring Show 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 5:00pm to Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:45pm

Join us for the Foundations program's spring show awards and reception on Thursday, May 3 from 5-7 p.m. at the CVA Gallery, located on the first floor of the Center for the Visual Arts. The Foundations Program is a series of courses that reveal the underlying visual rules and artistic strategies that run throughout all of our School's majors. Foundations projects are often faster paced, unpredictable, and are not specific to a particular material or process.

BFA Thesis Exhibition, Opening reception, Friday, April 20 5-8 pm, Center for the Visual Arts

BFA Thesis Exhibition 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:45pm

Join us for the second annual BFA Thesis Exhibition opening reception on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Eighteen senior B.F.A. candidates will be displaying their artwork throughout the entire building at the Center for the Visual Arts.  The exhibit will be on view from April 16 – 27, 2018. Both the exhibit and the reception are free and open to the public.

Stratosphere 2018 Juried Art Competition, Theme: Flight

Stratosphere 2018 Reception and Awards

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

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."

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