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Sculpture boxes in Steins Spoon to Shell series are representative of protection and nourishment.

Art exhibition honors female heroes in Holocaust at Center for the Visual Arts

Kayla Gleason, Reporter September 8, 2023

The Center for the Visual Arts is now the temporary home to Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, which first opened Aug. 22 and will be displayed through Sept. 29.  Linda Stein, a visual artist and social...

Recreated outfits line the wall at an art installation in the Center for Visual Arts. The What Were You Wearing exhibit will be on display through April 14, 2023.

Art installation raises awareness for sexual assault awareness month

Zoe Finley, Reporter April 14, 2023

“What were you wearing?” This is one of the most common questions someone is asked after opening up about sexual assault. It puts the blame on the victim as if the assault would not have happened...

Nneka Kai comes to Kent State to give a guest lecture about her artwork on Jan. 20.

‘Hair as Praxis:’ Kai continues conversation by sharing art with Kent State

Danielle Stehle, Reporter January 25, 2023

Kent State’s Center for Visual Arts invited guest speaker Nneka Kai for its First Friday Art Lecture series Jan. 20. Kai created a place to not only showcase her work, but to discuss the importance of...

Kent State School of Art holds annual holiday art sale

December 8, 2022

The Kent State School of Art held their annual holiday art sale in the Center for Visual Arts on December 8. Staff members say this gives students a chance for their work to be seen by the community. Art...

Some of the pieces available for sale in the ARTshop, located in the Center for Visual Arts.

Current students, alumni sell their works in campus shop

Brittany Wilson February 3, 2019

The university’s ARTshop has remain closed this semester, but is scheduled to reopen on Valentine’s Day after some major changes.Prior to the changes, the shop only sold products out of the store.“We...

Erik Waterkotte discusses his artwork Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

Guest artist shows students power of individuality in artwork

Alexandra Sobczak September 8, 2018

Kennedy Deen, a freshman art education major, thinks artwork should be personal.Deen sat in the audience during the First Friday Lecture Series with print media artist Erik Waterkotte, who spoke to students...

New website connects community to projects on campus

Carolyn Pippin September 29, 2014

Kent State University’s Division of Institutional Advancement launched a new website focusing on three of its construction projects using webcams to stream the construction live.The website,,...

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