Mark Keffer, MFA
The vast array of approaches to artmaking produces a perpetually engaging arena for communication and expression. Myriad mediums, philosophies, styles and motivations create a field of inquiry that exists without limits. Even artists working in the same medium, covering similar territory, will generally produce very distinct outcomes.[more]
Curated Storefront is an ongoing series of public art exhibits that activate empty storefronts with art installations in downtown Akron. For the past six years, Curated Storefront has activated 29 spaces with 118 exhibits featuring the work of 165 regional and international artists and personally engaged over 5,000 individuals through guided educational tours, virtual live-stream and in-person events. To date, 13 of the 27 buildings activated with exhibits were commercially developed or revitalized post project start.[more]
Immediately, it is obvious that the objects presented hold meaning to be deciphered, but the works in this show, both collectively and individually, also invite a formal appreciation. Handmade wood and glass encasements are framed out with bright colors or metallic finishes, and each presents either a single object, a juxtaposition of several objects, or a newly realized hybrid object for consideration.[more]
McKay Bricker Framing | Black Squirrel Gallery | 141 East Main Street Kent, Oh 44240 | (330) 673-5058
Great selection of art, cards, frames, hand bags, t-shirts, and much more. Gifts for all occasions. Connected to KSU Downtown Gallery and a short walk from the KSU Hotel & Conference Center.
The Kent State University Museum advances the understanding of world cultures through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting fashion, textiles, and related arts to students, scholars and the general public. The Kent State University Museum is a highly visible access point for the University, serving as a world-class destination for the study and presentation of historic and contemporary fashion, textiles and related art forms.
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