College of the Arts

The Fashion School at Kent State University is the recipient of the 2016 Impact Award for Excellence in Education, presented by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation.

The Morgan Foundation — an organization dedicated to mental wellness, the arts and education in Northeast Ohio and a longtime partner of the Fashion School — honored the school at a gala on November 10. The event included the debut of a new video, created by the foundation, highlighting the school’s impact on students, the community and the fashion industry.

 

Kent, OH – Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 20-16-2017 season with “Dance ’16: Elements in Motion,” a concert of diverse premieres by dance faculty members, including a piece by new dance faculty member Gregory King. “Dance ’16: Elements in Motion” runs Dec. 2-4 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

***THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.***

Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Kent, Ohio – The Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Kent, Ohio - The Kent State Choral Department presents a holiday themed concert on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

The Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Jazz Department presents a free concert on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Joanne Arnett, assistant professor at the Kent State University Fashion School, received the Brandford/Elliot Award (B/EA) for Excellence in Fiber Art during the Textile Society of America (TSA) Biennial Symposium in Savannah, GA on Oct. 22, 2016.  This prestigious award is presented biennially at the Textile Society of American Symposium to an emerging artist on the strength of their work; nominated and selected by a board of professional artists in the field.

Davin Ebanks, assistant professor and head of Glass at the School of Art, has been awarded second place in the juried exhibition GATHERING:  Contemporary Glass from the Heartland at Ball State University in Indianapolis, Indiana from Sept. 27 – Oct. 28, 2016. The exhibit showcased the best of emerging and established glass artists from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Wisconsin—the heartland of America. This year, 63 works of art by 31 artists were included.

Fashion Student Anne Skoch shares her success story with WKYC-TV.

Darice Polo, Associate Professor in Drawing and Division Coordinator received one of the 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowships from the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture in Cleveland.  Polo was one of forty Cuyahoga County recipients of the prize this year.

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