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Ashland University
227 Center for the Arts
Ashland, Ohio 44805
419.289.5652
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Coburn Gallery News

"Time Will Tell" National Juried Exhibition runs through July 24

"Time Will Tell" National Juried Exhibition runs through July 24, 2022
















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Time Will Tell Exhibition Awards Announced

 Awards were announced for the Time Will Tell National Juried Art Exhibition on May 23, 2022 on the Coburn’s Facebook page. Best in Show was awarded to Keith Dull’s relief print series “Correlation Is Not Causation,” a $400.00 award. First Place, a $175.00 award, was given to Barbara Hack’s oil on linen painting “Jerome-A Life’s Collage”, Second Place was given to Tom Jackson’s oil painting “Pearl Street Mall”, a $125.00 award. Lastly, Michael High received a Third Place award for his ceramic sculpture “Behind the Mask”, a $100.00 award. Best In Show -Keith Dull relief prints series “Correlation Is Not Causation”First Place Barbara Hack’s oil on linen painting “Jerome-A Life’s Collage”Second Place Tom Jackson’s oil painting “Pearl Street Mall”Michael High received a Third Place award for his ceramic sculpture “Behind the Mask”
This exhibition will be on display from May 23 until July 24, with a closing reception on July 24 from 2p.m. to 4p.m. 
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Friday and 12p.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It is free and open to the public. For more information about the closing reception or the exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit us on Facebook.
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Time Will Tell Exhibition Opens May 23

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University announces the opening of a national juried exhibition titled “Time Will Tell: A Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience,” which culminates in a collection of 34 artworks that embody the creativity and innovation of the artists ages 50 years and older at all levels of artistic endeavor.
The exhibition features the following artists: Kathryn Johnson of Alabama, Rebecca Kaler of Cleveland Heights, Carve Stone of Florida, Robin Roberts of Ashland, Micki Ansberry of Huron, Debra Buchanan of Toledo, Keith Dull of Ashland, Ronald Gonzalez of New York, Barbara Hack of Texas, Susan Harmon of Kansas, Michael W. High of Chardon, Tom Jackson of Stow, Juli Anne Jonker of Minnesota, Amanda Kiplinger of Polk, George Kocar of Bay Village, Marty Bossler Lee of Ashland, James W. Leslie of Akron, Irene Maginniss of Mansfield, Mark E. Foul of Westerville, Andrew W. Martin of Texas, Barbara D. Morejon of Ashland, Joyce Morrow Jones of South Euclid, Tim Murphy of Pickerington, Beth Nash of Marietta, Cynthia L. Penter of Cleveland Heights, Katina Pastis Radwanski of Hudson, Jennifer Sowders of Fostoria, Frans Van Baars of North Carolina and M.P. Freed of Wooster.This exhibition will be on display from May 23 until July 24, with a closing reception on July 24 from 2p.m. to 4p.m.The jurors for the exhibition were Judy Takacs and Robert Villamagna. Takacs is best known for the painterly realism of her oil portraits and the message of female empowerment of her traveling portrait series, Chicks with Balls and Goddess Project. After receiving a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, she spent her 25 year career as a graphic designer and illustrator. Her work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Butler Institute of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art,...Read more

Senior Art + Design Exhibition Awards

Congratulations to Nathan & Ricki ! The 2022 Senior Art + Design Exhibition awards were presented by Dr. Wendy Schaller, interim chair of the Ashland University Art and Design department, on Tuesday April 26 at the Coburn Art Gallery opening reception.Nathan Langdon & Ricki Denes were selected as the co-recipients for the senior exhibition award presented by the AU Art + Design Department faculty.


Nathan Langdon will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, with a concentration in Digital Art. He will also graduate with a second Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media Production. He is the son of Dawn and Dave Langdon from Ashland, Ohio. He graduated from Ashland High School, afterwards immediately beginning his college education. During his time at AU Nathan has served as the Video & Graphics producer for the AUTV 20 television station, as well as the Graphic Designer for the AU Men’s Basketball team. He was also an intern at Good Deed Entertainment where he was a marketing assistant and visual effects artist creating promotional video content for their social media. Nathan plans on graduating in the Fall of 2022, and afterwards jumping into a design-oriented career.Dénes will graduate with a bachelor of education degree in art and a bachelor of fine arts with a printmaking concentration. She minored in illustration and Spanish. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dénes has worked as an art history and Spanish tutor at Ashland and has been part of art club every year, serving stints as president and treasurer. Her artwork has been displayed in the Student Juried Exhibition four years in a row, winning awards twice, and was inducted into the Phi Sigma Iota honor society (foreign...Read more

Time Will Tell Exhibition Prospectus

Time Will Tell National Juried Exhibition - Entries due April 19, 2022

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 23 – July 24, 2022.

Jurors:

Judy Takacs

Takacs is best known for the painterly realism of her oil portraits and the message of female empowerment of her traveling portrait series, Chicks with Balls and Goddess Project. After receiving a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, she spent her 25 year career as a graphic designer and illustrator. Her work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Butler Institute of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art, Evansville Museum, MOCA Cleveland, and the Salmagundi and National Arts Clubs, to name just a few. Since 2011 Takacs has received thirteen Best in Show awards from her numerous exhibitions.

Robert Villamagna

Villmagna works in repurposed lithographed metal, assemblage, and mixed-media. His work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, Society for Contemporary Craft (Pittsburgh), the Butler Museum of American Art, and the Erie Museum of art, to name just a few. Six of Villamagna’s works are in the State of West Virginia Permanent Collection. He was also named West Virginia Artist of the Year in 2016.

Works in any media accepted. All work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last three years. CASH AWARDS- Best in Show and two Honorable Mentions. A maximum of two entries for $30.00 entry fee are allowed per artist. Entries must be original works in any media (2-D or 3-D), completed within the last three years. All entries must be complete by April 22, 2022 at 11:59pm. Download the prospectus, email coburngallery@ashland.edu or find us on Facebook.

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

Coburn Gallery News

Coburn Gallery News

"Time Will Tell" National Juried Exhibition runs through July 24

"Time Will Tell" National Juried Exhibition runs through July 24, 2022
















...Read more

Time Will Tell Exhibition Awards Announced

 Awards were announced for the Time Will Tell National Juried Art Exhibition on May 23, 2022 on the Coburn’s Facebook page. Best in Show was awarded to Keith Dull’s relief print series “Correlation Is Not Causation,” a $400.00 award. First Place, a $175.00 award, was given to Barbara Hack’s oil on linen painting “Jerome-A Life’s Collage”, Second Place was given to Tom Jackson’s oil painting “Pearl Street Mall”, a $125.00 award. Lastly, Michael High received a Third Place award for his ceramic sculpture “Behind the Mask”, a $100.00 award. Best In Show -Keith Dull relief prints series “Correlation Is Not Causation”First Place Barbara Hack’s oil on linen painting “Jerome-A Life’s Collage”Second Place Tom Jackson’s oil painting “Pearl Street Mall”Michael High received a Third Place award for his ceramic sculpture “Behind the Mask”
This exhibition will be on display from May 23 until July 24, with a closing reception on July 24 from 2p.m. to 4p.m. 
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Friday and 12p.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It is free and open to the public. For more information about the closing reception or the exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit us on Facebook.
...Read more

Time Will Tell Exhibition Opens May 23

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University announces the opening of a national juried exhibition titled “Time Will Tell: A Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience,” which culminates in a collection of 34 artworks that embody the creativity and innovation of the artists ages 50 years and older at all levels of artistic endeavor.
The exhibition features the following artists: Kathryn Johnson of Alabama, Rebecca Kaler of Cleveland Heights, Carve Stone of Florida, Robin Roberts of Ashland, Micki Ansberry of Huron, Debra Buchanan of Toledo, Keith Dull of Ashland, Ronald Gonzalez of New York, Barbara Hack of Texas, Susan Harmon of Kansas, Michael W. High of Chardon, Tom Jackson of Stow, Juli Anne Jonker of Minnesota, Amanda Kiplinger of Polk, George Kocar of Bay Village, Marty Bossler Lee of Ashland, James W. Leslie of Akron, Irene Maginniss of Mansfield, Mark E. Foul of Westerville, Andrew W. Martin of Texas, Barbara D. Morejon of Ashland, Joyce Morrow Jones of South Euclid, Tim Murphy of Pickerington, Beth Nash of Marietta, Cynthia L. Penter of Cleveland Heights, Katina Pastis Radwanski of Hudson, Jennifer Sowders of Fostoria, Frans Van Baars of North Carolina and M.P. Freed of Wooster.This exhibition will be on display from May 23 until July 24, with a closing reception on July 24 from 2p.m. to 4p.m.The jurors for the exhibition were Judy Takacs and Robert Villamagna. Takacs is best known for the painterly realism of her oil portraits and the message of female empowerment of her traveling portrait series, Chicks with Balls and Goddess Project. After receiving a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, she spent her 25 year career as a graphic designer and illustrator. Her work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Butler Institute of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art,...Read more

Senior Art + Design Exhibition Awards

Congratulations to Nathan & Ricki ! The 2022 Senior Art + Design Exhibition awards were presented by Dr. Wendy Schaller, interim chair of the Ashland University Art and Design department, on Tuesday April 26 at the Coburn Art Gallery opening reception.Nathan Langdon & Ricki Denes were selected as the co-recipients for the senior exhibition award presented by the AU Art + Design Department faculty.


Nathan Langdon will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, with a concentration in Digital Art. He will also graduate with a second Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media Production. He is the son of Dawn and Dave Langdon from Ashland, Ohio. He graduated from Ashland High School, afterwards immediately beginning his college education. During his time at AU Nathan has served as the Video & Graphics producer for the AUTV 20 television station, as well as the Graphic Designer for the AU Men’s Basketball team. He was also an intern at Good Deed Entertainment where he was a marketing assistant and visual effects artist creating promotional video content for their social media. Nathan plans on graduating in the Fall of 2022, and afterwards jumping into a design-oriented career.Dénes will graduate with a bachelor of education degree in art and a bachelor of fine arts with a printmaking concentration. She minored in illustration and Spanish. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dénes has worked as an art history and Spanish tutor at Ashland and has been part of art club every year, serving stints as president and treasurer. Her artwork has been displayed in the Student Juried Exhibition four years in a row, winning awards twice, and was inducted into the Phi Sigma Iota honor society (foreign...Read more

Time Will Tell Exhibition Prospectus

Time Will Tell Exhibition Prospectus

Time Will Tell National Juried Exhibition - Entries due April 19, 2022

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 23 – July 24, 2022.

Jurors:

Judy Takacs

Takacs is best known for the painterly realism of her oil portraits and the message of female empowerment of her traveling portrait series, Chicks with Balls and Goddess Project. After receiving a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, she spent her 25 year career as a graphic designer and illustrator. Her work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Butler Institute of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art, Evansville Museum, MOCA Cleveland, and the Salmagundi and National Arts Clubs, to name just a few. Since 2011 Takacs has received thirteen Best in Show awards from her numerous exhibitions.

Robert Villamagna

Villmagna works in repurposed lithographed metal, assemblage, and mixed-media. His work has been exhibited in numerous locations around the nation including: the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Andy Warhol Museum, Society for Contemporary Craft (Pittsburgh), the Butler Museum of American Art, and the Erie Museum of art, to name just a few. Six of Villamagna’s works are in the State of West Virginia Permanent Collection. He was also named West Virginia Artist of the Year in 2016.

Works in any media accepted. All work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last three years. CASH AWARDS- Best in Show and two Honorable Mentions. A maximum of two entries for $30.00 entry fee are allowed per artist. Entries must be original works in any media (2-D or 3-D), completed within the last three years. All entries must be complete by April 22, 2022 at 11:59pm. Download the prospectus, email coburngallery@ashland.edu or find us on Facebook.

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.

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