Contact Us

Contact Us

Ashland University
227 Center for the Arts
Ashland, Ohio 44805
419.289.5652
coburngallery@ashland.edu

Coburn Gallery Facebook pageCoburn Gallery Flickr page

FALL & SPRING SEMESTER HOURS

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday noon-4 p.m.
Closed during university breaks and holidays.
GALLERY OFFICE HOURS VARY

Arts Guide

2019-2020 Arts Guide. Coburn Gallery, Music, Theatre

Download the latest copy of the Ashland University Arts Guide, featuring upcoming events in the Coburn Gallery, Music and Theatre.

Spring 2020 updates music schedule cover

Download the latest music schedule for Spring 2020.

Coburn Gallery News

Congrats to our 2020 AU Art + Design Graduates

Congratulations to all of the Ashland University 👨🏻‍🎓👩‍🎓🦅🦅🌟graduates and especially our Art + Design graduates ! We are very proud ! Wishing you creative-bright futures. 


#AUClass2020 #getcreative #AUArtDesign #ashlanduniversity #AUEagles...Read more

2020 Senior Art + Design Exhibition Awards Announced

Congratulations to Ashland University Senior Art + Design Exhibition Award Winners- ( drum roll please ! ) Kiana Ziegler was selected as the senior exhibition award recipient by the AU Art + Design department faculty for her fall semester BFA painting exhibition titled "Meditation on the Flesh". 
The honorable mention award was presented to Rachel Brooks, a digital art major with a minor in creative writing for her digital art and animation works titled "Grandpa’s Attic".

 #AUArtDesign #ashlanduniversity #coburnartgallery #thecovidturn #supportstudentartists...Read more

AU Senior Art + Design Exhibition now LIVE-

The Ashland University Coburn Gallery will again host the Senior Art + Design Exhibition, though the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated moving the show to an online format. 
The exhibition, featuring artworks created by graduating seniors in the Department of Art and Design, will open April 30 via the Gallery’s Facebook page. Links to virtual exhibitions- https://youtu.be/-ZhN6gUVcs8https://youtu.be/iTSHaX76mGM
“While the 2020 Senior Art + Design Exhibition provides the capstone experience for graduating art and design majors, it represents more than just students’ studio art experiences,” said Coburn Gallery director Cynthia Petry. “For these students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the culmination of their undergraduate careers at Ashland University.”
This year’s virtual exhibition will run through May 9 and includes graphic design, illustration, printmaking, digital art, painting and video.
Senior Art + Design Exhibiting artists include Halle Sanford, Michael Wolfrum, Rachel Brooks, Allie Hamilton, Robby Young, Graydon Flynn, Jackson Bay and Sophi Cudworth.


Sanford, of Caldwell, will graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Art with a concentration in Painting, a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and a minor in Art History. She is a 2016 graduate of Caldwell High School and is the daughter of Jeffrey and Lisa Sanford. During her four years at AU, she has been a member of Art Club and also exhibited work at three student juried shows. Sanford served as the graphic design intern at Chandler Systems in Ashland during the summer of 2019. Upon graduation in May, she plans to find a job in the field of graphic Design. 
Wolfrum, from Defiance, will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Art with a concentration in Graphic Design and minors in Computer Science and...Read more

URCA Symposium-Art + Design Students Featured

2020 URCA Symposium (Virtual) on Wednesday April 15th from 9:00am-3:15pm. Support Ashland University Art + Design students: Allie Hamilton and Rachel Brooks.
11:45am-12:45pm Allie Hamilton -Ghosts of Myself: Coping with Anxiety Through Creative Expression, Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Keith Dull, Art 
12:45-1:45pm Rachel Brooks Animation - From Inspiration to Art, Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Michael Bird, Art 


...Read more

Contact Us

Contact Us

Contact Us

Ashland University
227 Center for the Arts
Ashland, Ohio 44805
419.289.5652
coburngallery@ashland.edu

Coburn Gallery Facebook pageCoburn Gallery Flickr page

FALL & SPRING SEMESTER HOURS

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday noon-4 p.m.
Closed during university breaks and holidays.
GALLERY OFFICE HOURS VARY

Arts Guide

Arts Guide

2019-2020 Arts Guide. Coburn Gallery, Music, Theatre

Download the latest copy of the Ashland University Arts Guide, featuring upcoming events in the Coburn Gallery, Music and Theatre.

Spring 2020 updates music schedule cover

Download the latest music schedule for Spring 2020.

Coburn Gallery News

Coburn Gallery News

Congrats to our 2020 AU Art + Design Graduates

Congratulations to all of the Ashland University 👨🏻‍🎓👩‍🎓🦅🦅🌟graduates and especially our Art + Design graduates ! We are very proud ! Wishing you creative-bright futures. 


#AUClass2020 #getcreative #AUArtDesign #ashlanduniversity #AUEagles...Read more

2020 Senior Art + Design Exhibition Awards Announced

Congratulations to Ashland University Senior Art + Design Exhibition Award Winners- ( drum roll please ! ) Kiana Ziegler was selected as the senior exhibition award recipient by the AU Art + Design department faculty for her fall semester BFA painting exhibition titled "Meditation on the Flesh". 
The honorable mention award was presented to Rachel Brooks, a digital art major with a minor in creative writing for her digital art and animation works titled "Grandpa’s Attic".

 #AUArtDesign #ashlanduniversity #coburnartgallery #thecovidturn #supportstudentartists...Read more

AU Senior Art + Design Exhibition now LIVE-

The Ashland University Coburn Gallery will again host the Senior Art + Design Exhibition, though the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated moving the show to an online format. 
The exhibition, featuring artworks created by graduating seniors in the Department of Art and Design, will open April 30 via the Gallery’s Facebook page. Links to virtual exhibitions- https://youtu.be/-ZhN6gUVcs8https://youtu.be/iTSHaX76mGM
“While the 2020 Senior Art + Design Exhibition provides the capstone experience for graduating art and design majors, it represents more than just students’ studio art experiences,” said Coburn Gallery director Cynthia Petry. “For these students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the culmination of their undergraduate careers at Ashland University.”
This year’s virtual exhibition will run through May 9 and includes graphic design, illustration, printmaking, digital art, painting and video.
Senior Art + Design Exhibiting artists include Halle Sanford, Michael Wolfrum, Rachel Brooks, Allie Hamilton, Robby Young, Graydon Flynn, Jackson Bay and Sophi Cudworth.


Sanford, of Caldwell, will graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Art with a concentration in Painting, a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and a minor in Art History. She is a 2016 graduate of Caldwell High School and is the daughter of Jeffrey and Lisa Sanford. During her four years at AU, she has been a member of Art Club and also exhibited work at three student juried shows. Sanford served as the graphic design intern at Chandler Systems in Ashland during the summer of 2019. Upon graduation in May, she plans to find a job in the field of graphic Design. 
Wolfrum, from Defiance, will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Art with a concentration in Graphic Design and minors in Computer Science and...Read more

URCA Symposium-Art + Design Students Featured

2020 URCA Symposium (Virtual) on Wednesday April 15th from 9:00am-3:15pm. Support Ashland University Art + Design students: Allie Hamilton and Rachel Brooks.
11:45am-12:45pm Allie Hamilton -Ghosts of Myself: Coping with Anxiety Through Creative Expression, Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Keith Dull, Art 
12:45-1:45pm Rachel Brooks Animation - From Inspiration to Art, Faculty Sponsor: Prof. Michael Bird, Art 


...Read more

The Coburn Gallery is Ashland University's primary home for viewing and showcasing the visual art created by our academic community and the general public. The yearly gallery schedule purposely focuses on the work of nationally known contemporary artists and Ashland University art faculty and students for an innovative gallery fused with different perspectives

Exhibitions

Each year, the Coburn Gallery hosts exhibitions that form the visual foundation of the educational mission of the Art Department.

These exhibitions include:

  • Faculty Exhibition, featuring the work of Ashland University faculty members
  • Student Exhibition, juried by an outside juror with awards for outstanding work
  • Senior Exhibition, featuring the work of graduating seniors
  • The Ashland Exhibition, a juried summer event displaying the work of area artists

In addition, the Fall semester usually features a combination of works of artists around the country as well as themed exhibitions.

student explaining her art