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Month-long exhibition at Coburn Gallery to feature faculty works, starting Jan. 18

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will be hosting an exhibition featuring works by faculty in the AU Department of Art + Design from Thursday, Jan. 18, through Sunday, Feb. 18. There will be a two-hour opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 18, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Gallery admission is free and open to the public.

This is an annual exhibition that spotlights the two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of the current faculty…

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Coburn Gallery’s next exhibition, “Of Two (or more) Minds,” to open Nov. 9

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Gallery and Ashland University Department of Art + Design will be hosting “Of Two (or more) Minds,” a mixed media exhibition by Cleveland artist Barbara Martin, from Thursday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Dec. 15. The exhibition kicks off with an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

“Of Two (or more) Minds” pulls from Martin’s diverse studio, which includes mixed…

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AU’s Coburn Gallery to feature alumnus Jamie Lindholm’s artwork from Oct. 5-29

Sep. 28, 2023 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Gallery and Ashland University Department of Art + Design will be hosting “An Evolution from Imagery to Entanglement,” a painting exhibition featuring alumnus Jamie Lindholm, from Thursday, Oct. 5, through Sunday, Oct. 29. On Oct. 5, there will be an opening reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

“An Evolution from Imagery to Entanglement” pulls from Lindholm’s studio…

Esau: The Education Eagle for All

Art contest helps Correctional Education students 'feel more involved in the university'

Each year, state directors from Ashland University’s Correctional Education program have an annual meeting to plan its focus for the coming year.  

“In September 2022, our focus was retention by concentrating on making CE students feel more…

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“Five Easy Pieces” exhibition at Coburn Gallery Aug. 21-Sept. 24, opening reception Aug. 31

ASHLAND, Ohio – “Five Easy Pieces,” an exhibition featuring Ohio artist Justin Sorenson, will be hosted by the Ashland University Department of Art + Design and the Coburn Gallery (331 College Ave.) from Aug. 21-Sept. 24, with an opening reception scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 31, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

“Five Easy Pieces” pulls from Sorensen’s studio practice, which spans multiple mediums and visual…

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Regional juried art exhibition being hosted at Coburn Gallery May 19-July 22

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Coburn Art Gallery at Ashland University is holding a regional juried exhibition, featuring 59 works created by the 21 members of the Ashland Community Arts League, from Friday, May 19, through Saturday, July 22. The opening reception will be Friday, May 19, from 5-6:30 p.m. All events at the gallery are free and open to the public.

The works on display will include painting, glass, photography, fiber arts, woodworking,…

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Ashland University art education graduate Mindy Duncan earns award at Mansfield Senior

Mindy Duncan has never forgotten how much Ashland University helped her career as an art teacher.

“It helped immensely,” said Duncan, who has been teaching art for 29 years at Mansfield Senior High School. “I feel the close relationships with the very caring and excellent staff at AU helped foster my artistic and educational pursuits. Even after I graduated, there was continued support from art professors and colleagues.”

Duncan was…


Students, alumni showcase their varied interests and scholarly work during URCA Symposium

Tiffany Sims enjoyed combining three of her interests into one presentation.

Jacob Owens liked sharing about a business he hopes to start.

And Phillip Wages loved giving back to his alma mater.

Those were just a few of the many reasons about 40 students and a couple of alumni from Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences presented their scholarly work at the 14th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA)…

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Senior Art + Design Exhibition to run April 4-May 6

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Senior Art + Design Exhibition, featuring the capstone experiences for graduating Ashland University art students, will run from Tuesday, April 4-Saturday, May 6 at the Coburn Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts (331 College Ave.). This Tuesday’s opening features a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m., with the senior art awards being announced at 5 p.m.

“While the 2023 Senior Art Exhibition provides the capstone experience for…

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Regional artists collect awards at AU’s Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition

ASHLAND, Ohio – Eleven awards from the 2023 Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition at Ashland University went to regional student artists, as announced by Cynthia Petry, director of AU’s Coburn Gallery. The exhibition runs through March 24.

More than $1,000 was distributed to the winners across a variety of categories, while the People’s Choice award will be announced on the Coburn…

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