Art Saturday - Art Experiences for Youth
APRIL 5– ART STATION
FREE with a pet food donation
ART STATION will offer the ultimate creative learning experience –the young artists will explore relief printmaking, painting and sculpture in this animal-inspired session.
April 5th ART STATION session is FREE with a pet food donation. 10 a.m.-noon. All art materials provided. Pet food donations will benefit local animal shelters.
Exceptional Art Hosted at Ashland University's Gallery
The Coburn Gallery serves as Ashland University's primary resource for the viewing of visual art by the academic community as well as by the general public. These exhibitions form the visual foundation of the educational mission of the Department of Art. The gallery schedule focuses on the work of nationally known contemporary artists as well as Ashland University art faculty and students.
Every year the Coburn Gallery hosts the Faculty Exhibition, the Student Exhibition (juried by an outside juror with cash awards for outstanding work), the Senior Exhibition (featuring the work of graduating seniors) as well as The Ashland Exhibition, a juried summer event displaying the work of area artists. The Fall semester usually features the work of artists from across the country, as well as themed exhibitions. With its ample proportions, comfortable feel and excellent lighting, the gallery provides a space where all members of the campus community may enjoy the beauty and stimulation of the visual art experience.
Escobedo began working as a freelance artist for Cartoon Network in 2000, and currently works with such hit shows as Adventure Time and Regular Show. Escobedo is also well known for his album cover art for bands including DangerMouse, The Shins, Broken Bells, and others.
Call for Entries-Time Will Tell
The Coburn Gallery announces a national juried exhibition entitled Time will Tell- a Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience which will feature artists at least 50 years of age residing in the United States. This exhibition will culminate in a collection of works that embody the creativity and innovation of artists ages 50 years and older at all levels of artistic endeavor. The exhibit runs from May 16 through June 22, 2014. Time Will Tell 2014.pdf
Jurors: Al Aitken and Rebecca Kaler
Al Aitken received his Masters of Fine Arts in printmaking and photography at Ohio University. Aitken has been a professor of photography at Case Western since 2001. His artworks are in the collections of Cleveland Museum of Art and Modern Museum of Art in New York. In 2013, Aitken has exhibited in FAVA in Oberlin, Ohio and Mesa Museum of Contemporary Art Mesa, Arizona.
Rebecca Kaler is an artist who has shown extensively nationally and internationally in such places as the Butler Museum of American Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery and the Kiosko Gallery in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. She has authored and illustrated a children’s book, Blueberry Bear, published by Inquiring Voices Press, and has an extensive background in design, painting, textiles and ceramics. Kaler was the Curatorial Director of the Pearl Conard Art Gallery at The Ohio State University in Mansfield, OH, for twenty years, and she is currently retired in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Works in any media accepted. All work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last two years. $800 in AWARDS. A maximum of two digital entries for $20 are allowed per artist. Entries must be original works in any media (2-D or 3-D), completed within the last two years. All entries must be postmarked by April 4, 2014. See www.ashland.edu/coburngallery to download the prospectus, email firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook.
AU Senior Art Exhibitions Upcoming in April
Art Awards Announced
The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2014 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through March 28 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.
The outside juror for exhibition is Julie M. Elman is an associate professor in the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University in Athens, where she teaches courses in publication design. She has an MFA in photography from Ohio University and a BFA in commercial art from the University of Dayton (in Ohio).
Award winners include:
Best in Show - $250
Shauna Spiesz, Bay Village, Ohio
Sponsored by the Coburn Gallery
Everett S. Caldemeyer Award - $200
Danielle Rhonemus , Bluffton, Ohio
Sponsored by Art Professor Charles Caldemeyer
College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award - $250
Hannah Thome, Amherst, Ohio
The First Labor
Sponsored by Ashland University Dean of College of Arts & Sciences- Dr. Dawn Weber
These art area awards were sponsored by the Coburn Art Gallery:
Sculpture Award - $100
Sean Daugherty, Ashland, Ohio
Metal and stone sculpture
Printmaking - $100
Barbara Mooneyham, Lodi, Ohio
Digital Award - $100
Jennifer Clingerman, Beaver, PA
Painting Award - $100
Taylor Wade, Shelby, Ohio
Rebellion & Rise Against
Ceramics Award - $100
Allison Dieter, Litchfield, Ohio
Drawing Award - $100
Zoe Myers, Worthington, Ohio
Bones on Bones
People's Choice Award - Gift Card
Karly Annalise Beuk, Lodi, Ohio
Persistence of Curiosity
Sponsored by Cynthia Petry
The People's Choice award was selected by the Coburn Gallery patrons during the opening reception on Thursday, March 13.
Alumni “Wink” Award-Gift Card
Randi Schimmoeller, Ottawa, Ohio
The Process of Creating
The Alumni Award is selected and sponsored by 2012 alumnus Jennifer Winkler.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on this exhibition, visit the gallery at www.ashland.edu/coburngallery, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.
Juried Student Art Exhibition-Opens March 13
The Ashland University Juried Student Art Exhibition opens on Thursday, March 13, in the Coburn Gallery with a reception to be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
This exhibition will offer $1,300 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Everett S. Caldemeyer Award, Dean’s Award , People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the six art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, drawing and ceramics. The awards ceremony will begin at 5 p.m.
The annual exhibition represents a culmination of student work from university art classes during the school year. It is an opportunity for art students to take their best artwork from the year, learn how to professionally present it for display and then receive feedback from an outside art professional.
The outside juror for exhibition is Julie M. Elman. She is an associate professor in the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University in Athens, where she teaches courses in publication design. She has an MFA in photography from Ohio University and a BFA in commercial art from the University of Dayton (in Ohio). She worked within the newspaper industry for 15 years, as a designer, photojournalist and picture editor. She is co-author of The Newspaper Designer's Handbook, seventh edition, with Tim Harrower (McGraw-Hill, 2012). Elman designed the New York Times best-selling photography book, The Rise of Barack Obama (Triumph Books, 2008), for Pete Souza, who is the chief White House photographer. She also designed the book Stories from the Anne Grimes Collection of American Folk Music (Ohio University Press, 2010).The exhibition is an excellent opportunity to support the arts by purchasing a student artwork, whether you are just starting to collect art or adding to a collection.
The exhibition runs from March 13-28, 2014. A generous donation from Charles Caldemeyer, Dr. Dawn Weber and other private donors has allowed the University to offer several of these awards.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on this exhibition visit us at www.ashland.edu/coburngallery, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.
Juried Student Art Exhibition
March 13-28, 2014
Kim Lennox Senior Theatre Project & The Flip Side Group Exhibition
2014 Art Department Faculty Exhibition
The Coburn Gallery announced its upcoming art exhibition featuring the works from the Ashland University Art Department Faculty. This annual exhibition highlighted the two-dimensional and three-dimensional art of the current faculty as professional artists exhibiting works in their prospective areas. The art department faculty pursue active studio careers in addition to their teaching endeavors. The exhibition opened on Thursday, January 16 and ran through February 9, 2014.
The exhibition features the following art department faculty: George Kocar, Priscilla Roggenkamp, Dan McDonald, Cynthia Petry, Charles Caldemeyer, Jessica Wascak, Keith McMahon, Larry Schiemann and Keith Dull.
The Coburn Gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, January 16, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. For more about the 2014 Faculty Art Exhibition, visit us on the web at www.ashland.edu/coburngallery or find us on Facebook.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon-4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Gallery admission is free and open to the public.
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday noon-4 p.m.
2013-2014 Gallery Events
Priscilla Roggenkamp, Threads That Bind
August 22-September 15
Opening Reception: August 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Matt Schiemann, Variable Vessels
September 26-October 26
Opening Reception: September 26, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Julie Elman, Drawing On Your Fears
October 31-November 22
Costume Ball/Opening Reception: October 31, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Read more about Julie Elman's Fear Project.
Ana Reynolds and Sara Toby, Senior Art Exhibition
Opening Reception: December 3, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Art Faculty Exhibition
January 16-February 9
Opening Reception: January 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Flip Side Exhibition, curated by Ken Arthur
Kim Lennox, Senior Theatre Project
Opening Reception: February 14, 6-7:30 p.m.
Juried Student Art Exhibition
March 13-March 28
Opening Reception: March 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Senior Art Exhibition 1
Senior Art Exhibition 2
*April 24-May 10
Senior Awards will be announced at opening on April 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Time Will Tell:
Juried Show for Artists 50 and older
May 16-June 22
Allison Elia: Ceramic & Sculpture
August 21-September 21, 2014
Opening Reception/Artist Talk: August 21, 4:30-6:30