Two recent Jewelry/Metals/Enameling alumni, Rachel Davis (MA, 2017) and Jesse Nutter (BFA, 2017) had work selected for the exhibition So Fresh + So Clean, sponsored by the organization Ethical Metalsmiths. Rachel Davis had four total pieces accepted into the exhibition and her piece “Mourning Brooch No. 4” (pictured above) won the Juror's Choice award. Jesse Nutter had two pieces accepted, including the one pictured below titled “Adrift.”
The School of Art at Kent State University is proud to announce the hire of new Director, Marie Bukowski. Bukowski comes to Kent State from the School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale where she served as Director for four years.
Nikki Couppee, M.F.A. alumna in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling '11, has a solo exhibition titled Lucent at Cincinnati's Ombre Gallery from June 8 - July 16, 2017. Couppee examines questions of authenticity and status in her jewelry making. “I seek to create opulent jewelry that is reminiscent of royal jewelry but made out of quotidian materials instead of precious gems and metals,” she says.
International Print Center New York (IPCNY) recently announced the fifty-sixth presentation of its New Prints Program, a biannual, juried open call for prints. Undergraduate student in Print Media and Photography, McKinzie Trotta, was accepted into this exhibition with her print titled “Half Night,” which was created in professor Breanne Trammell’s silkscreen course this past semester.
Darice Polo, Associate Professor in Drawing, has been selected to produce artwork for the SPACES Gallery in Cleveland for The First 100+ Days, an exhibition where artists respond to Trump's immigration policy. The exhibition will be on display from May 3 - June 30, 2017.