Cynthia Petry

Cynthia Petry

Director, Coburn Art Gallery
Professional Instructor
Building: 
Center for the Arts
Office Number: 
Gallery
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5652

Bio

Cynthia C. Petry is director of the Coburn Gallery at Ashland University as well as a professional instructor for the Art Department. She received her bachelor’s degree in studio art from Morehead State University and a Master of Fine Arts with a emphasize in printmaking from Ohio University. Cynthia Petry has taught classes for Ashland University the last 17 years in the art foundations area as well as teaching digital art, art theory and criticism, senior seminar and art and ideas courses. Cynthia was appointed the director of the Coburn Gallery in 2009. Regionally, her artwork has been exhibited  at The Mansfield Art Center, Dairy Barn Arts Center , Studio 214, 78th Street Studios, Lingg Gallery, Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery and Ohio State at Mansfield Pearl Conard Gallery. Nationally, she has exhibited her artworks in numerous juried exhibitions. Cynthia also serves as the director of the Art Saturdays program offering educational and creative experience for children in the greater Ashland Community.

Education

B.A., Studio Art, Morehead State University
MFA, Printmaking, Ohio University

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The Mental Health and Recovery Board and Ashland Center for...Read more
Oct
8
This Naturlist on Duty program will focus on observation and...Read more
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9
Ashland University Department of Music presents a faculty recital with...Read more