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Kent State University School of Art Gallery to Host 2014 Student Annual Art Exhibition

Posted Mar. 3, 2014
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Pictured are artwork from last year's School of Art
Student Annual art exhibition. The 2014 Student Annual
art exhibition will take place from March 6-20 at the
School of Art Gallery in the Art Building.

The Kent State University School of Art will host the 2014 Student Annual art exhibition from March 6-20 at the School of Art Gallery in the Art Building at 400 Janik Dr. in Kent. The Student Annual is the only exhibition of the semester that comprises a juried sampling of both graduate and undergraduate student work. There will be an opening reception for the show on Thursday, March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception will boast live jazz accompaniment and double as an award ceremony, with more than $1,500 in prizes distributed to the artists.

The juror for the 2014 Student Annual is Hilary Gent, who received her B.F.A. in painting from the School of Art. Currently, she is the director of the HEDGE Gallery, part of 78th St. Studios in Cleveland’s Gordon Square Arts District. Gent is quick to point out the overlap between her work in Cleveland and this juried show at her alma mater.

“Much of the work I curate at the HEDGE Gallery is also by emerging student artists,” she says. “It will be refreshing to be immersed in the art school environment once again!”

For more information, contact Anderson Turner, director of galleries at haturner@kent.edu or 330-672-1369.