The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University announces awards for regional juried exhibition featuring 22 members of the Ashland Community Art League. The juror for the exhibition was professor and fine artist Priscilla Roggenkamp from Alliance, Ohio.
An opening reception was held on Friday, May 14, with $450.00 in awards announced including Best in Show, Peggy Stover, watercolor painting titled, Yellow Blue, 1st Place Marty Bossler Lee charcoal drawing, Nightfall, 2nd Place Barbara Morejon, felted wool sculpture, Vessels Revealed and two Juror Honorable Mentions-Betz Johnson Richards, colored pencil drawing, Canary Girl, and Heidi Weller, Self Portrait Pandemic, oil on paper. All artworks and awards were selected by the juror.
The exhibition includes local artists Barbara Nell Morejon, Bea North, Christine Krantz, Betty Perry, Betz Johnson Richards, Scott Parillo, Cynthia C. Petry, Jennifer Geraci, Dana Sherburne, Debra Akers, Elizabeth Klingler, Martha Buckner, Irene Maginniss, Janet Wells, Jerome A. Klobutcher, Marty Bossler Lee, Heidi Weller, MP Marion, Nancy Dupre, Peggy Stover, Irv Oslin, and Susan Shafer.
The exhibition showcases local artistic talent in the Ashland community and will run from May 14 through July 23, 2021.
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public. Covid-19 safety protocols include: a maximum of 15 visitors that may visit the gallery at one time, and groups no larger than 5, and face masks must be worn. For more information about the opening reception or the exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit us on Facebook.