The Uumbaji Gallery features a wide variety of work that represents the African Diaspora.

Current Exhibit 

(Dis)Mantle, an exhibition of works by Cleveland-based artist Amber N. Ford


November 7-December 6, 2019

Opening Reception: November 7, 5-7 p.m. (Uumbaji Gallery)
Gallery tours: November 14 at 3 p.m.; November 18 at 1 p.m.
Artist/Curator Dialogue: November 20, 7 p.m.
(KSU Center for Visual Arts, Room 165)
(no advanced registration required)


Curated by Dr. Joseph Underwood with assistance from curatorial assistant Jonathan Gonzalez

For more information contact,


Upcoming Exhibits


Want to exhibit at the Uumbaji Gallery? Download Uumbaji Gallery Exhibit Application 

Individuals and organizations who wish to utilize the Uumbaji gallery are asked to submit the following documents:

Questions & Media Contacts:

Idris Kabir Syed, Uumbaji Gallery Curator


phone: (330)672-0158

The Uumbaji Gallery is located in room 134 Oscar Ritchie Hall, 225 Terrace Drive, Kent, OH 44242