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Kent Wired

Stephen Saracino’s “Columbine Survival Bracelet” sits in its glass display at the Center for Visual Arts gallery on Fri., Jan. 17.

Metal sculpture exhibition addresses trauma and May 4 anniversary

Chris Ramos Student politics reporter January 19, 2020

Contemporary metal sculptures inspired by trauma and violence will be on display for students at the Center for the Visual Arts. On Friday, the opening reception for “Constructed Answer” will run...

First-year graduate student Meagan Smith poses in front of two pieces of her textile work, “Untitled.” Smith said she draws inspiration from her time as a competitive swimmer.“A pool has a lot of verticality and linear elements and repetition on the bottom (with) the tiles,” Smith said. “And I think that’s a strong influence for my work, body memory and linear stretching of the body. I’m looking at a lot of order and systems that connect to the body.” 

Grad Studio Crawl draws crowd in celebration of students’ modern art

Alexandra Sobczak December 2, 2018

The School of Art’s Grad Studio Crawl, a celebration of the end of the semester, took viewers on a tour of the Center for the Visual Arts Friday.Students, professors and community members participated...

Artist Giselle Hicks talks about one of her art as part of the Artist Talk series at Kent State Friday Oct. 6, 2017.

Ceramic artist shares success, gives students insight on art industry

Kassandra Kaczmarek October 7, 2017

Ceramic artist Giselle Hicks spoke about her career and passion for art Friday at Kent State's Center for the Visual Arts.“When you encounter true beauty, it insights the desire to replicate it," Hicks...

The Art Rental show at the CVA Gallery May 30, 2017.

Annual Art Rental Program kicks off at the Center for the Visual Arts

Cody Patton June 1, 2017

The Center for the Visual Arts began its annual Art Rental Program in the CVA gallery Tuesday, offering works from alumni, professors and local artists.Since 1974, the Art Rental Program has provided “easy...

Van Deusen Hall will be transformed into the Center for the Visual Arts, bringing the School of Art together under one roof.

New buildings added to campus

Emily Mills August 28, 2015

Several new buildings are under construction on campus this year, including new homes for the School of Art, the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, the Division of Institutional Advancement...

The Kent State Ceramics Studio was torn down so all of the arts programs can be housed under one roof in the Center for Visuals Arts, which will be completed in spring 2016.

Ceramics building torn down to move arts programs under one roof

Chelsea Graff June 18, 2015

The Kent State Ceramics Studio was torn down earlier this week, which will move the ceramics program into the Center for the Visual Arts.The center, which is currently under construction, will bring all...

Student art sale to raise money for Center for the Visual Arts

Dara Sander April 16, 2015

“Cups and Coasters” is a themed student art sale that will begin April 22 with an opening reception on April 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Downtown Gallery.The deadline for student submissions for the...

John Crawford, dean of the College of Arts, speaks about the launch of the new Center for the Visual Arts building in the Cartwright Hall Atrium on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

New home for the visual arts will bring programs ‘under one roof’

Julia Kerchenski October 9, 2014

Large, blue buttons with the words, “Under One Roof,” filled the Cartwright Hall Atrium for the launch of the Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday, Oct. 9.Kent State’s Visual Arts program is currently...

Center for the Visual Arts to bring School of Art under one roof

Brittany Rees October 8, 2014

Kent State will celebrate the launch of construction on the Center for the Visual Arts on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. The new center will bring all of the School of Art programs under one roof in the central...

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