This exhibition was created as a showcase for Ohio artists working in any media, traditional or experimental. The 11th annual exhibition includes 36 artworks from 25 local and regional Ohio artists.
Johnny Runuman’s black and white photograph entitled “Dark Columbus” received Best of Show.
Based in the city of Columbus in the beautiful State of Ohio, driven by a passion for photographic excellent and possessing years of experience, his photos capture the emotion and joy of the moment whether it be a the happy wedding couple, a family or the natural world. He has had the opportunity to travel around USA and many others countries, gain more experience in landscape, people and live.
The following artists received merit awards: Al Aitken’s photo composite collage entitled “Forest ( IR6)”, Jason Tanner Young’s sculpture entitled “Giant Wad of Ants Floating” Daisie Hoitsma’s graphite, oil and acrylic on panel entitled “Untitled”.
Al Aitken received his Masters of Fine Arts in printmaking and photography at Ohio University. Aitken has been a professor of photography at Case Western since 2001. His artworks are in the collections of Cleveland Museum of Art and Modern Museum of Art in New York. In 2013, Aitken has exhibited in FAVA in Oberlin, Ohio and Mesa Museum of Contemporary Art Mesa, Arizona.
The Coburn Gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm and 12noon-4pm on Saturday/ Sunday. The Ohio- All Media exhibition closes on Friday July 31, 2013. For more about the 2013 Ohio All Media Juried Art Exhibition at Coburn Gallery, visit www.ashland.edu/coburngallery or find us on FaceBook.