Held each December, the Coburn Gallery hosts the Senior Art Exhibition which features the capstone experience for graduating art majors, the 2013 fall semester Senior Art Exhibition represents more than just students’ studio art experiences. For students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the culmination of their undergraduate careers at Ashland University. Bringing together artwork made by graduating seniors in the Department of Art, the Senior Art Exhibition opens on December 3 at the Coburn Art Gallery located in the center for the arts on the Ashland University campus. The exhibition includes digital art, and ceramics. An opening reception will be held from 4:30pm-6:30pm on the Tuesday December 3, 2013. The senior art exhibition runs from December 3- 14, 2013.
Exhibiting seniors include-
Ana Timan Reynolds
Ana Timan Reynolds hails from Berea, Ohio—proud home to The Cleveland Browns Training Camp. Miss Reynolds is the artist behind acclaimed childhood doodles such as The Sea Monsters, Ape Wall, Strange Men with Tiny Hands and The Dirty Banana. Growing up, her artistic talents and creativity were fostered by her artist-mother and musician-father. Miss Reynolds would like to thank her mother and father for passing down such imaginative genes.
After spending two years as an Education major, Ana Timan Reynolds switched her studies to Fine Arts in 2011. She was presented with Ashland University’s Art Department Junior of the Year Award in 2012 and won Best in Show at the Ashland University Juried Student Art Exhibition in 2013. Miss Reynolds is most proud of her accomplishments in Residence Life. She plans to attend graduate school and pursue a career in student affairs.
Sarah Toby, native of Elyria Ohio, and daughter of Denise and Ron Toby is a fifth year senior this year at Ashland University. Sarah is double majoring in Art Education and a Bachelor of Fine Arts, minoring in Art History. From a young age Sarah had always shown an interest in the arts and has taken that love for her craft, turning it into a professional career. The media of choice for Sarah is ceramics, and it is through this medium that she is able to create deep personal connections with her artwork, as she pushes the medium to it's limits. After graduation Sarah plans to find a job as a high school art teacher, and eventually return to school to receive her masters in fine arts. Through that Sarah would love to pursue a career in higher education, becoming a ceramics professor. When asked about her senior art exhibition, she stated "This experience has been one of constant growth, not just in my artwork but in my personal connections with it as well as a connection to self understanding. I am so excited about my show and to have to opportunity to see the impact it has on my viewers. "
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public. For more information about the reception or exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit us on Facebook.