Friday, March 22, 2019

Call 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 Ashland University College of Nursing Symposium 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. Entry deadline is August 2, 2019. See www.ashland.edu/coburngallery for the prospectus. For further inquiries, contact the Coburn Gallery at coburngallery@ashland.edu.
COMPASSION -THE ART OF HEALING PROSPECTUS 
Link to Compassion-The Art of Healing

Friday, March 15, 2019

Award Winners Announced- 2019 Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition

The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2019 Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition that will run through March 28 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

This exhibition offers $1,000 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and the AU Permanent Art Collection Award. The awards were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 14, 2019. The People’s Choice award will be announced on the Coburn Gallery’s Facebook page on March 26, 2019.




The outside juror for exhibition was Larry Schiemann. Schiemann was a longtime Ashland University Art Department faculty member and is currently the owner of Clayfields Pottery, specializing in works of stoneware and porcelain clay. Schiemann has exhibited nationally and has offered many ceramic workshops throughout his career. Schiemann is represented by galleries in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Schiemann accepted 98 entries of the 180 entries submitted.


Best in Show - Tyreece Jones, Matthew 7:15, Charcoal drawing
Sponsored by the Department Art and Design and the Coburn Gallery


Honorable Mention Awards
Sponsored by the Department Art and Design and the Coburn Gallery

Raven Roddy, The Female Gaze I, Pen /Ink Drawing
Fiona Donley, Intelligence, Digital painting
Tristan Peterman, A.N.T., Found object sculpture

Bernini Award -
Hannah Osborn, Anxiety, Charcoal Drawing
Sponsored and selected by Dr. Wendy and Scott Schaller


College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award -
Cameron Middis, Subtraction Cube, Steel Sculpture
Sponsored and selected by Ashland University Dean of College of Arts & Sciences- Dr. Dawn Weber


AU Permanent Art Collection Award
Sponsored and selected by Ashland University Permanent Art Collection- Matt Portner
Hannah Osborn, Life in Patchwork, Mixed Media Work on Paper
Destini Oler, Peace, Acrylic Painting


Alumni “Wink” Award-
Schuyler Runkle, Silently Screaming, Found Object sculpture
The Alumni Award is selected and sponsored by 2012 alumnus Jennifer Winkler.

Monday, March 11, 2019

2019 AU Juried Student Art + Design Exhibition-Opening Reception March 14th

The Ashland University Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition opens on Thursday, March 14, in the Coburn Gallery with a reception to be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
This exhibition, which runs from March 14-29, will offer $550 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, AU Permanent Collection Award and the People’s Choice Award. The awards ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. on March 14.
The annual exhibition represents a culmination of student work from university art classes during the school year. It is an opportunity for art students to take their best artwork from the year, learn how to professionally present it for display and then receive feedback from an outside art professional.

The outside juror for the exhibition is Larry Schiemann, a longtime Ashland University Art Department faculty member and currently the owner of Clayfields Pottery that specializes in works of stoneware and porcelain clay. Schiemann has exhibited nationally and has offered many ceramic workshops throughout his career. Schiemann is represented by galleries in Michigan, Ohio and Florida.
The exhibition is an excellent opportunity to support the arts by purchasing a student artwork, whether you are just starting to collect art or adding to a collection.
A generous donation from Dr. Wendy and Scott Schaller, Dr. Dawn Weber, AU Permanent Art Collection and other private donors has allowed the University to offer several of these awards.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on this exhibition, visit www.ashland.edu/coburngallery, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

“Picturing the Past: Highlights from the Ashland University Permanent Collection”-Opens January 24, 2019



Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host an exhibition titled “Picturing the Past:  Highlights from the Ashland University Permanent Collection,” it will feature a selection of artworks from the Myers Collection curated by AU Associate Professor Dr. Wendy Schaller.


The seventeen historical paintings featured in the exhibition “Picturing the Past:  Highlights from the Ashland University Permanent Collection,” span a period of 500 years of art historical development representing the styles of a number of important schools and geographic locations both European and American.  The works selected demonstrate the broad scope of Ashland University’s collection and include Christian subjects, historical scenes, genre scenes, landscapes, portraits, and animal paintings.  While four of the works on display were previously exhibited together at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College in 1941 (“Loan Exhibition of Paintings Selected from the John C. Myers Collection”), this particular selection of paintings has never before been exhibited together.  The university’s collection has significant educational value and this exhibition offers a unique opportunity to share these fascinating paintings with the broader university population and Ashland community.

An opening reception for the exhibition will be held Thursday, January 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Coburn Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public and the exhibition runs through February 23, 2019. For more information about the exhibition contact the Coburn Gallery at 419.289.5652 or www.ashland.edu/coburngallery.

Friday, November 30, 2018

AU Art + Design Senior Exhibition Opening Reception

AU Art + Design Senior Exhibition Opening Reception

Exhibiting Seniors-Samantha Rhonemus, Ellyn Kilpatrick and Zula Kile