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Marie Bukowski sits in her office in the Center for the Visual Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, where her artwork is framed.Bukowski began practicing visual and performance art as a child. Her family included art in her education as early as 6 or 7 years old, but she didn’t decide to pursue art professionally until high school. Bukowski earned her first degree in fine arts from Carnegie Mellon University. Now, Bukowski is the director of Kent State’s School of Art, and she has shown her printmaking work in local and international exhibits.

School of Art director reflects on past health struggles, healing in upcoming exhibit

Alexandra Sobczak December 3, 2018

Since she began her junior year of college, more than 130 exhibits have featured Marie Bukowski’s artwork. The School of Art director participated in solo, invitational and juried exhibitions in eleven...

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School of Art professors speak on helping students find audience for artwork

Alexandra Sobczak November 13, 2018

Professors in the School of Art are encouraging students to get their artwork out into the world with the hope of helping them grow into professional artists.“We show (art) to have a platform,” said...

Jean L. Druesedow, Director of the Kent State University Museum, gives a tour of the Katharine Hepburn exhibit in Rockwell Hall.

Katharine Hepburn: The actress, the icon, the exhibit

Abigail Miller February 2, 2018

The Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen exhibit allowed visitors to have an intimate glimpse inside of her life and career.   Returning after its six year absence from the museum, the exhibit...

New gallery exhibit injects color amid gloomy weather

Benjamin VanHoose January 17, 2017

Science intersects with art at the Downtown Gallery’s new exhibit. "Biosynthesis: The Art of Jonah Jacobs and Betsy Cavalier-Casey" opens Thursday, showcasing elaborate sculptures and paintings based...

Max Kenworthy, age 7 from Kent, jumps into the air to get his head into an empty frame hanging in the new MuseLab art gallery in the School of Library and Information Science after putting the tag this is me on the frame Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2014.

KSU faculty member curates “Museality” exhibit in the SLIS MuseLab

Nick Boone January 28, 2015

The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science’s newest exhibit, “Museality,” focuses on the research surrounding human relationship with physical objects presented in the University...

Photo courtesy of J.R. Campbell.

KSU Fashion School director turns passion into reality with opening of “Wearable Spaces”

Melissa Puppo January 14, 2015

J.R. Campbell hopes to turn his background in digital textile printing into inspiration for the opening of his solo exhibit, “Wearable Spaces” at the Kent State School of Art’s Downtown Gallery.The...

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School of Art to feature jewelry in digital technology exhibit

Endya Watson February 10, 2014

A cross between digital technology and handcrafted jewelry will be the face of “The Digital Hand,” a School of Art Gallery exhibit opening Tuesday.  The work of 18 metalsmiths will be showcased in...

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