Monday, February 8, 2016

Call for Entries- Ohio New Photography Exhibition

Ohio New Photography Exhibition: Call for Entries

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery seeks photographs for the regional juried exhibition of works entitled Ohio New Photography June 26-July 31, 2016. Open to all artists residing in in the state of Ohio. Cash awards will be given to Best in Show in each category as well as two honorable mentions.

Honey Lazar -Cleveland photographer will serve as juror for the exhibition. She studied at The Cleveland Institute of Art and is a lifelong workshop student.  Selections of her work are in permanent collections at the Progressive Corporation, University Hospitals, and Southwest General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Her photographs have exhibited internationally, most recently in Malaga, Spain.
Honey works on long-term projects for exhibition and publication. She photographs to immortalize loved ones, landscapes, and objects of desire and has recently published, Loving Aunt Ruth:  Recipes for a Life Well-Lived. Honey says she loves everything about photography especially the people she meets.

Photographs both traditional and digital will be accepted and all work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last two years.   The exhibition will feature two categories: photographs taken by artists 18 and over, PLUS a special category for young artists 17 years and under.  Entrants are eligible to submit up to 2 artworks with a $15.00 entry fee. NO FEE for artists 17 years and younger. All works must have been created within the last 2 years. Artists are responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery. The deadline is May 6, 2016. Please address any questions to Prospectus at .

Friday, January 22, 2016

Coburn Art Giveaway WINNERS Announced

Coburn Art Giveaway WINNERS

"Alien Drawing"

Pinhold Camera- Kayin McDonald
Shepard Fairey Calendar-Dylan Moats
Banksy Calendar-Ellen Kilpatrick
Superman & Warhol-Dana Reed
Noodles & Warhol - Elijah Rosa

You may pickup your prizes this weekend from 10am-4pm Sat/Sunday from 12-4pm.

Otherwise- email the gallery to arrange a pickup time during the week:


Thursday, January 21, 2016

Opening Reception 2016 AU Art Dept Exhibition

2016 Art Dept Faculty Exhibition Opens Today

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will hold an art exhibition featuring works from the Ashland University Art Department faculty. The exhibition opens on Thursday, Jan. 21, and runs through Feb. 27.
This annual exhibition highlights the two-dimensional and three-dimensional work of the current faculty as professional artists in their respective areas. The art department faculty members pursue active studio careers in addition to their teaching endeavors.
The exhibition will feature works from art department faculty members Keith Dull, Priscilla Roggenkamp, Dan McDonald, Cynthia Petry, Michael Bird, Janis Mars Wunderlich and Larry Schiemann.
The Coburn Gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. For more about the 2016 Faculty Art Exhibition, visit the gallery on the web at or find the gallery on Facebook.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Gallery admission is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

AU Art Alumni News

Check out what AU Art Alum Kevin Casto is doing with "The Art Junction"- a community based art program in New Haven, Ohio and AU Art Alum Lynda Stoneham with the "Artists' Open Studio" working with individuals with various developmental disabilities through the visual arts in Norwalk, Ohio. Bravo !

 AU Art Alum Matthew Schiemann will be serving as juror In March 2016 for an exhibition entitled " Last Call" at the Companion Gallery located in Humboldt, TN .
"Juror Matthew Schiemann will be looking for cups, pilsners, steins, goblets, flights, tokurris, bottles, growlers, flasks, and pitchers; anything for sippin', storin', or pourin' fine libations."
Open to US and Canadian residents.Deadline to apply is January 15. Sets and collaborations welcome. Visit

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Design Your Own Skate Deck-Art Saturday for Tweens & Teens

Date: Saturday February 20, 2016 
Time: 9:00am-12:30pm
Ages: Tweens 10-13 & Teens 14-17
Cost: $35.00

This class would make an excellent holiday gift for a creative tween or teen !

Enrollment limited for event. 
Young artists will be led through the design process, transfer their images onto the deck and then paint and finish the design in one class setting. A blank skateboard deck* will be provided to each student and is included in the cost of the course which can be used a skateboard or as a shelf. 
For more information contact the Coburn Gallery 419.289.5652 or
*Trucks and wheels not included.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Coburn Art Giveaway Winners Announced

And the Coburn Art Giveaway winners are..............
Kristen Allman, Zula Kile, Hannah Thome, Noah McDonald, Hannah Shaw, Rebekah Hale, Leah Paxton, Emma Daugherty, Danielle Smith and Alyssa Ferrell. CONGRATS !! 
Email the to arrange prize pickup .
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