Kent State Alumni Awarded Mid-Career Awards from Cleveland Arts Prize

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The Cleveland Arts Prize awarded Mid-Career Awards to Kent State alumni Alice Ripley and Corrie Slawson. Slawson earned her MFA with a focus in painting from Kent State's School of Art and currently works as a part-time faculty member in painting and drawing for the school. Her work, focusing on "environmental and social equities", has been featured in museums in the U.S. and internationally.

Headshots of Corrie Slawson (left) and Alice Ripley (right)

Headshots of Corrie Slawson (left) and Alice Ripley (right)

Ripley is a Tony Award winning actress known for originating the role of Diana in "Next to Normal" and plays in her band RIPLEY. She graduated with her BFA in musical theater from Kent State's School of Theatre and Dance. 

Read the article "Cleveland Arts Prize Announces 2021 Award Winners" from WKSU to learn more about the prizes awarded and see a complete list of winners. 

POSTED: Monday, August 23, 2021 - 12:24pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 2:01pm