Kent Blossom Art

Printmaking workshop, 2005, students and faculty.


Kent Blossom Art (KBA) is a two-week intensive workshop in one of six disciplines. These workshops feature public talks by visiting artists and are organized by resident KSU faculty. 

To register for KBA, you must be enrolled at Kent State as a regular or transient student. To receive graduate credit, you need to have been admitted to graduate study for the summer. Please check with the appropriate resident faculty member if you have questions about your status or eligibility.


2013 Fees and Tuition
Tuition costs for each workshop are $1,320 for 3 resident undergraduate credits, and $1,404 for 3 resident graduate credits. Payment is due on the first day of classes. *Fees are subject to change by the action of the University Board of Trustees.

In addition, students must pay School of Art course fee for art materials of $22.00 per credit hour for Fine Arts and $25.00 per credit hour for Crafts. Applicants will be notified immediately of any changes or additional costs.

Partial or full scholarships/fee waivers will be awarded based on (merit) portfolio review. All
applications will be reviewed for scholarships.

An additional non-Ohio resident fee of $362.00 per credit hour is waived if you are taking only
Blossom workshops this summer. However, if you are enrolled in coursework other than
Blossom workshops, the additional non-Ohio resident fee is applicable for all credit coursework and credit workshops.

Please check with the financial aid office before you apply for Blossom to make sure that your tuition will be covered.

Student Housing
Students who choose to live in University facilities should contact Residence Services in Korb Hall, Telephone (330) 672-7000. Be sure to indicate your housing needs on the application. Additional information will be forwarded to you upon acceptance to the program.

Meal tickets for use in campus cafeterias may be purchased at the KSU Student Center.

Students may purchase on-campus parking permits at the Michael Schwartz Center from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm., Mon. through Fri.







2013 Blossom Dates/ Application Deadlines:

  • Printmaking
  • 5/13/13 - 5/26/13
  • UMTWRFS 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Application Deadline: 4/12/13- Deadline Passed
  • Painting
  • 5/25/13- 6/8/13
  • UMTWRFS 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Application Deadline: 4/26/13
  • Sculpture
  • 5/13/13 - 5/26/13
  • UMTWRFS 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Application Deadline: 4/12/13- Deadline Passed
  • Jewelry/ Metals
  • 5/25/13 - 6/8/13
  • UMTWRFS 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Application Deadline: 3/15/13 - Deadline Passed
  • Ceramics
  • 6/20/13-7/3/13
  • UMTWRFS 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Application Deadline: 5/3/13


Visiting Artist Lectures

(ALL LECTURES ARE IN ART 202 at 6:00 pm)


Guillermo Trejo (Printmaking) Tuesday, May 14

Elana Herzog (Sculpture) Thursday, May 16

Michelle Lopez (Sculpture) Thursday, May 23

Stefan Hoffmann (Printmaking) Saturday, May 25

James Siena (Painting) Thursday, May 30

Lisa Sanditz (Painting) Thursday, June 6

Julia Galloway (Ceramics) Friday, June 21

Marc Lancet (Ceramics) Thursday, June 27

Apply Now: Blossom Application 2013


Guidelines for submission of image portfolios

1.) Submit a CD with no more than twenty images in jpg format, sized no
larger than 1024 x 768 pixels, at 72 dpi
2.) Key the image files to a document with identifying information (title, date, size, medium/ media), also on the CD.
3.) Include a SASE for return of CD

Send your images, by the deadlines posted, directly to:

Kent Blossom Art
c/o Alyssa Pryor
School of Art
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242


If you have any questions regarding Kent Blossom Art, please contact Ms. Alyssa Pryor at or 330-672-1352.

This page last updated March 8, 2013.