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Dr. Angela Ridgel, an associate professor of exercise science and physiology, and Joan Meggitt, an associate professor of dance, conducted a joint research project, "Optimizing dance interventions for people with Parkinson’s disease and healthy older adults”. Read more on Record-Courier.  

Three prints from the MAPC Juried Exhibition - Left is a print that resembles a flyer, in the center is a print of a silver mylar balloon in the shape of a heart and right is a print of flowers. The School of Art Collection and Galleries at Kent State University present the 2020 Mid America Print Council Members Exhibition, a juried show of work created by Mid America Print Council (MAPC) members, selected by Pittsburgh-based artist Imin Yeh. The exhibition includes a variety of prints from over 40...

A featured piece in "Fortuna: Designs by Vincent Quevedo" on display now in the Kent State University Museum. Photo by Lindsay Adler (Lindsay Adler Photography) The Kent State University Museum’s newest exhibition, “Fortuna: Designs by Vincent Quevedo,” marks the first new exhibition for the museum since its reopening in August, following its closure since March due to COVID-19. “Fortuna” is on display now and features works by award-winning designer and Kent State School of Fashion Associate...

Christian (left), Dye (center) and Scott (right) are featured in the CFDA Fashion Future Graduate Showcase 2020. (Photos courtesy of CFDA) Spring 2020 Kent State School of Fashion design alums, Rachel Myong Christian, Sage Dye and Katie Scott were recently featured in the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Future Graduate Showcase 2020 (FFGS20). Every year the CFDA FFGS highlights a directory of more than 100 recent graduate talents searchable by specialization,...

Virtual Fall 2020 artist and scholar talks. Three photos: image of a woman, sculpture and prints of a man Kent State University’s School of Art is happy to announce the fall 2020 schedule of virtual artist and scholar lectures. Four talks will be taking place over the fall semester in a virtual format. The visiting artists and scholars will cover a wide range of social topics, including feminism, violence/war, racism and transgender issues. Links to...

Kent Creativity Festival Join us for a special drive-thru Kent Creativity Festival! On Saturday, September 26, 2020, you will be able to participate in a hands-on art project – all from the safety of your own vehicle! This socially distanced event will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Rockwell Hall (Corner of Main Street and Lincoln Street) on...

Sketches from Nguyens Supima Collection Held every September during the start of New York City’s fashion week, fashionistas flock to the annual Supima Design Competition to get a sneak peek at up and coming talent emerging into the fashion industry. This year, however, COVID-19 and social distancing pushed the competition online where it was shown on the Supima Design Competition...

Glauser School Exterior Sunrise | Photo Credit: Andrew Paa Kent, OH— This fall, the Kent State University Glauser School of Music welcomes several new faculty and staff members to the Kent Campus. In addition to the previously announced appointments for athletic bands and saxophone, additional new faculty include artist-teachers of cello, choral conducting, trumpet, violin and viola, and music education...

Anti-racist and Criticism Collective - A collage of magazine clippings Art history students Abby Hermosilla and Brianna Robinson along with photojournalism major Alina Howard have started a student-run, student-centered reading group called the Anti-Racism and Criticism Collective (ARCC) set to begin on September 18, 2020 with a noon meeting. The group will hold virtual discussions once a month, which are open to all...

Shawn Powell, Beach Towel, Scarf, Tooth, 2020, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 66 inches. A long rectangular painting with blue and white stripes. Kent State University Assistant Professor of Painting Shawn Powell is being featured in a two-person show at Cleveland’s new Abattoir Gallery. His paintings are being shown alongside fellow Ohio artist Lauren Yeager’s photography, sculpture and installations. The exhibition will be on view from July 25...