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Excellent 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.

Coburn Gallery to Host Senior Art Exhibitions

Senior Art Exhibition Ashland University

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host two senior art exhibitions this spring that will provide the capstone experience for graduating senior art majors.

The 2014 Senior Art Exhibitions will include graphic design, digital art, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture projects and will represent more than just students’ studio art experiences. For students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the culmination of their undergraduate careers at Ashland University.

The Senior Art Exhibition I will open on April 3 and run through April 16, while Senior Art Exhibition II will open April 24 and run through May 10. Both are in the Coburn Art Gallery located inside the Center for the Arts on the AU campus.

An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on April 3 and again on April 24, with senior art awards being announced at 5 p.m. at the April 24 reception.

The exhibiting seniors at Senior Art Exhibition I include Mauricio Uranga, Chihuahua, Mexico, B.S. in Graphic Design; Marquerite Tryling of Milford, Ohio, B.S. in Art Education; Josh Quay, Loudonville, Ohio, BFA in Digital Art; Barbara Mooneyham, Lodi, Ohio, BFA in Sculpture; and Carol Fauber, Ashland, Ohio, B.A. in ceramics.

The exhibiting seniors at Senior Art Exhibition II include Emily May, Hillard, Ohio, BFA in Ceramics, minor in Psychology & Art History; Marissa Uhrig, Marietta, Ohio, double major in Computer Arts and Graphic Programming and Computer Science; Jake Francis, Broadview Heights, Ohio, B.S. in Commercial Art; Kees Edwards, Dennison, Ohio, double major in B.S. in Computer Science and B.S. Computer Art and Graphics Programming; and Allison Dieter, Litchfield, Ohio, BFA in Digital Art.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.