Past Exhibits: 2022

Past Exhibits 2022


Aultman Health Foundation Gallery

[First Floor]

Celebration in Art

February 6 through March 6, 2022
Annual K–12 Student Art Exhibit
Reception: Sunday, February 6, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Image: Abby Logan, Snack Time, Watercolor, 2020


Un-settling: A Story of Land Removal and Resistance

March 26 through May 22, 2022

Un-settling is a visual accompaniment to the memories of yesterday and stories of today that parallel the words of Native American Poet Laureate Joy Harjo in her award-winning book and MassMu's 2022 NEA Big Read book selection, An American Sunrise. In celebration of An American Sunrise, contemporary Native American artists Norman Akers, Jesse Cooday, Gregg Deal, Dakota Mace, Natani Notah, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Will Wilson, and Melanie Yazzie add their own reflections on removal and resistance to Harjo’s stories. Un-settling is co-curated by Dr. Shana Klein and Marissa Tiroly from the Kent State University School of Art. 

Image: Norman Akers, Little House Effect, Lithograph, 2018


Permanent Collections Galleries

[Second Floor]

Studio M

[Second Floor] 

Michael Gill: The Grownups Keep Talking/Nobody Knows Why

April 16 through June 1, 2022
Woodcut prints and associated artist books
Podcast interview: AVAILABLE HERE!

Image: A Pocket Full Of Change (Detail) He Wanted To Finish The Job,
color woodcut from artist book, 2015, Plate 8X8”, Paper 12X12”

Alex Vlasov: I Promise to Make a Fabulous PTG Tomorrow

February 5 through April 6, 2022 (Student exhibition)
Mixed media paintings
Podcast interview: Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. EST
Reception: Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Image: The Sun Also Rises, Oil an spray paint on canvas, 50” x 45” 2021


Paul Brown Museum

[Second Floor] 

Lower Level Lobby

Heart Gallery

January 11 through February 13, 2022
Portraits by local artists depicting children waiting to be adopted
Sponsored by Stark County Job and Family Services

Image: Kat Francis, Tre

Art Educator of the Year Finalists

March 15 through April 1, 2022
An award in collaboration with Canton Museum of Art and
Canton Symphony

Image: Madison Gordon, Self-Portrait, Acrylic on paper, 2020
Teacher: Amy Eibel


Traveling Stanzas

April 2 through April 24, 2022

This exhibit of banners featuring Joy Harjo's poetry is on loan from the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, which is currently holding a parallel Big Read program, NEA Big Read Northeast Ohio.

Visit to learn more and to participate in the interactive online poetry project!


Fred F. Silk Community Room 

[Lower Level]

The Art & History of Black Hair: Through the Eyes of the

21st-Century African American Child

February 6 through March 23, 2022
Photography by Stark, Summit, Portage and Medina county students
Sponsored by the Kent Area - OH Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
Reception: Sunday, February 6, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Image: Sarai Shelton, A Peek of Silver, Digital photograph, 2021


Threads Moving Backward and Forward: Contemporary Textile Artworks from Ohio

April 2 through May 18, 2022
Complements MassMu's 2022 NEA Big Read

Image: Katie Mongoven, The Four Stages of Grief, Cotton, 2021

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