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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...

Trumbull begins search for new dean

Emily Williams Beat reporter January 28, 2020

The search for a new Trumbull regional campus Dean and Chief Administrative Officer has initiated.A search committee has been formed to command the search. Denise Seachrist, Dean of Kent State University...

This is a colored adhesive sculpture. The gallery is open until Oct. 5, 2019.

Kent State’s glass program celebrates 50 years through glass exhibitions

Abigail Mack September 4, 2019

Although it’s often called the "golden anniversary," 50 years is looking a little different for Kent State’s School of Art.Started in 1969 by Henry Halem, Kent State’s studio glass program is celebrating...

Artist Carol Tomasik (right) talks about her work to guests at the reception for the annual Members and Friends show Friday, Feb. 24, 2018.

Group 10 Gallery hosting biggest show of its type to date

Jarett Theberge February 24, 2018

Members of the Group Ten Gallery in downtown Kent will be sharing the space with a total of 30 artists until March 24 for their biggest Members and Friends show to date.The Members and Friends show is...

Submission deadline nears for Stratosphere art competition

Holly Disch February 5, 2016

The Stratosphere, a juried art competition open to all undergraduate majors, will return this year with the theme of ‘environment.’  According to the competition's website, the display of work is...

 A construction worker for Canton Floors Inc. measures a beam outside of the Art Annex on Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015. Construction on the art building is set to be complete in early June.

School of Art to have a place to call home

Andrea Delph February 8, 2015

Renovations and additions for the Center for the Visual Arts are to be completed by Spring 2016 to bring all visual arts programs and disciplines under one roof for the first time in decades —will be...

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