Calls for Art -COMPASSION The Art of Healing

COMPASSION-The Art of Healing - Call for Art

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery seeks works that embody the art of healing for the exhibition entitled COMPASSION: The Art of Healing. The theme of the exhibition focuses on the humanitarian nature of the healing process as seen through the arts. Health care professionals and caregivers have played an integral part in the healing process throughout history and this exhibition hopes to highlight these contributions and also the process of patient restoration and wellness. The exhibition will run from October 11- November 13, 2019, in conjunction with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Fall Scholarly Meeting featuring Jeanne Bryner, RN, BA, CEN, who will discuss her new book, Learning to Heal.

The juror for the exhibition is Mary Urbas. Urbas has been the Gallery Coordinator/Exhibition Curator/Installation Designer for The Gallery at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland since 2005. Mary Urbas has 40 years of experience in the professional art world as a gallery owner, curator, teacher, consultant, and exhibiting Fiber Artist. Mary received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a major in Textile Design and Silk Screen Printing, with minors in Weaving and Printmaking.

The call for entry is open to artists of a minimum age of 18 years and who currently reside in the United States, the works created can be constructed of any type of medium and must be original. Additionally, the works of art must be executed solely by the artist within the last two years. $25.00 entry fee for two submissions. Entry submissions will be accepted via email. $800 in awards will be selected by the juror. See for the prospectus. For further inquiries, contact The Coburn Gallery at