Thursday, March 15, 2012


ASHLAND, Ohio – The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2012 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through March 30 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

The outside juror for the exhibition was Christy Gray director of the RED DOT project in Cleveland ,Ohio. and she was responsible for selecting the exhibition consisting of 89 artworks from among a competitive field of 168 student entries and also designating the award recipients. Gray is an artist and designer who grew up in Shelby, Ohio. She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in interior design and worked in design for a private corporation until joining RED DOT in 2005. Her textile art can be found in private collections throughout Northeast Ohio.

Award winners include:

Best in Show - $250
Joshua Risner
Long Way Out
Digital Print
Sponsored by the Coburn Gallery

Everett S. Caldemeyer Award - $200
Marissa Uhrig
Digital Light box Print
Sponsored by Art Professor Charles Caldemeyer

Provost Award - $250
Barbara Mooneyham
Found object sculpture
Sponsored by Ashland University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew

These art area awards were sponsored by the Coburn Art Gallery:

Sculpture - $100
Autumn Hines

Printmaking - $100
Joshua Risner
Beauty Objectified
Linocut Relief Print Collage

Digital Award - $100
Emilia Del Pino
Digital on Canvas

Painting Award - $100
Sarah Toby
Still Life with Grapes
Oil on Canvas

Ceramics Award - $100
Emily May
Circular Bottle

Drawing Award - $100
Jessica Anderson
Self Portrait
Ebony Pencil

People's Choice Award - Barnes Noble Gift Card
Sarah Toby
From Start to Finish
Digital Print Series

Sponsored by Cynthia Petry
The People's Choice award was selected by the Coburn Gallery patrons during the opening reception on Thursday, March 15.

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 the gallery at, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.

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