Exhibition Archive

Ceramic work for Table Service at the Downtown Gallery

Table Service

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 6:45pm

Downtown Gallery September 28 - October 28, 2017 Join us for a reception for Table Service, featuring functional ceramic tableware created by Northern Ohio Clay members. The reception will be on Thursday, September 28 from 5-7 pm at the Downtown Gallery in Kent. The work included in the show ranges from tea pots, bowls, vases, serving trays, mugs and other functional ceramic pieces, masterfully crafted by local clay artists.  The reception and the exhibition are both free and open to the public. On view through October 28, 2017. 

Mary King, We Couldn't Control Our Boarders

E Pluribus: Reflections on the Anniversary of 9/11

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:45pm

August 29 – September 29, 2017 CVA Gallery Reception - Monday, September 11,  5-7 pm

THE UNAMERICANS by Bruce Checefsky

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:00pm to Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:45pm

August 31 - September 23, 2017 Downtown Gallery

Painting by Kade Marsili titled Away, Away, Away

Bubble, Pop, Electric

Saturday, August 5, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, September 3, 2017 (All day)

August 5 - September 3, 2017 Eells Gallery The School of Art Collection and Galleries presents Bubble, Pop, Electric from August 5 – September 3, 2017 at Eells Gallery, located in Blossom Music Center.  The show is curated by grad student, Lindsey James and features five paintings by undergraduate student, Kade Marsili alongside work from the School of Art Collection. The work chosen from the collection includes three serigraph prints by Clarence Holbrook Carter.

Heather, photo by McKenzie Beynon

Amicitia - Photography by McKenzie Beynon

Thursday, August 3, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, August 26, 2017 (All day)

August 3 - 26, 2017 Downtown Gallery

Miwa Neishi, Untitled, Acrylic on wood, 2016

Miwa Neishi

Monday, July 3, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, July 29, 2017 (All day)

Join us for the opening of Miwa Neishi, a solo exhibition of her current work on Thursday, July 6 from 5-7 p.m. Abstract paintings, drawings, and ceramics created by the School of Art alumna will be on view from July 3 - 29, 2017 at the Downtown Gallery. Both the reception and the show are free and open to the public. 

Painting by Hilary D. Gent, Shale, Rocky River, oil on canvas, 2017

On Water - recent work by Hilary D. Gent

Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, July 29, 2017 (All day)

    On Water – recent work by Hilary D. Gent July 1 - 29, 2017 On Water is a solo exhibition at Eells Gallery featuring recent paintings by Kent State School of Art alumna and owner/operator of Hedge Gallery in Cleveland, Hilary Gent. The exhibition will be on view from July 1 – 29, 2017, two hours prior to and through intermission of every Cleveland Orchestra Concert. Eells Gallery is located at Blossom Music Center, 1145 W Steels Corners Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223. 

You, Me, Us, We

You, Me, Us, We - Art Auction and Exhibition

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:00pm to Friday, June 30, 2017 - 7:45pm

YOU, ME, US, WE Art Exhibition & Silent Auction to benefit Planned Parenthood of Ohio Location: Downtown Gallery, 141 East Main Street, Kent, OH Date: Silent Auction is One Night Only! June 29, 2017, 5–8 p.m. Preview the exhibition & auction on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27-28, 11-5 p.m. with "buy it now" options.

Alumni Show 2017 poster

Recent Alumni Show

Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, August 3, 2017 (All day)

The Recent Alumni Show highlights work from School of Art alummi who have graduated within the past 10 years. Join us for the opening reception on Thursday, June 22 from 5-7 pm. On view from June 22 - August 4, 2017 at the CVA Gallery (325 Terrace Dr.), located on the first floor of the Center for the Visual Arts. Summer gallery hours are Tues. - Thurs. 11am - 4pm.

School of Art Collection Storage

Annual Rental Program Show

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 9, 2017 (All day)

Join us for the Annual Rental Program Show at the CVA Gallery from May 30 - June 9, 2017.  The Kent State University School of Art Galleries Rental Program is designed to provide easy access for campus organizations and offices to enjoy some of the incredible artwork from the School of Art Collection, which features a wide range of artwork from past students, locally-known artists, and artists of national and international fame.