Wednesday, September 13, 2017

AU Student Collaboration Artwork Exhibited in Missouri

The artwork created from the AU student collaboration with visiting artist Traci Molly is on view in the exhibition "It Happened " at the University of Missouri.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Thy Neighbor- AU Community Art Project

Thy Neighbor - Artmaking Session 
Ashland University Art Club, International Club and Ashland Center for NonViolence are meeting on Tuesday September 26th at 7:00pm CFA Room 346. Art supplies and refreshments provided. Open to all AU students, faculty and staff. All completed works will be exhibited as part of the upcoming Thy Neighbor Mail Art Show at The Coburn Gallery, Ashland University in October.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Upcoming Coburn Art Exhibition-"Obsolescence"

The Coburn Gallery, Ashland University will be closed August 14-30 for installation of our upcoming exhibition- "Obsolescence" featuring Robyn Moore+Adrian Hatfield+Mike Richison+Judith Brandon as they explore the threshold of extinction. Opening Art Reception Thursday August 31st from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

Monday, June 12, 2017

John Clague- AU Campus Sculpture

Learn more about John Clague, the artist who created the unique and musical sculpture in front of the Ashland University Library. The short film was created by 
photographer Charles Mintz.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Upcoming Opening Art Reception May 19th

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University announces a juried exhibition featuring 48 works created by the members of the Ashland Community Arts League. The works on view will range from painting, ceramics, photography, fiber arts, printmaking, glass and mixed media. The exhibition includes local artists Susan Shafer, Mary J Ferretti, Debra Akers, Nancy Dupre, Diane Kaye, Marty Lee Bossler, Cynthia C. Petry, Barb Morejon, Betty Perry, Nancy Pierce, Betz Richards, Caryl Richmond, Peggy Stover, Jan Wells, MP Marion, Irene Maginniss, Lisa Covington and Bea North.

The juror for the exhibition was watercolorist Cathy Welner from Richfield, Ohio. For over 28 years, Welner has been teaching watercolor and has served as faculty of Continuing Education at the Cleveland Institute of Art and has taught workshops nationally and internationally, including a recent workshop on Lake Como, Italy. Welner’s work has been featured in galleries in New York, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts and Ohio. Her work hangs in hundreds of private and corporate collections both here and abroad.

The Ashland Community Arts League juried exhibition opens on Friday May 19 with a reception from 6:00-7:30pm featuring live entertainment by "Rock Salt & Nails," a local band of visual artists from Alliance, Ohio performing original folk and traditional acoustic music. The band features Ashland University’s own Associate Professor of Art Priscilla Roggenkamp. The event is free and open to the public.

The event coincides with the Ashland Regional Ballet & Opus II Dance Studio’s 35th Annual Spring Dance Concert entitledCinderella on May 19 at 7:30pm at the Hugo Young Theatre (Ashland University).

The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10am-noon 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 opening reception or the exhibition, call 419.289.5652or visit us on Facebook.

Monday, May 8, 2017

High School Campus Art Experience This Saturday May 13th

Join the Ashland University Art Department on May 13, 2017 for a college campus studio experience for current high school students with an interest in pursuing art.  


Ashland University Center for the Arts 9:15 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
 Free to High School Students   
Lunch and art materials provided. 

-Learn from experienced college instructors who
are also working artists
-Meet other students with a serious interest in art 
-Learn or finesse existing skills Investigate a new medium or area 
-Experience a classroom studio work environment
-Have your questions answered about studying the visual arts in college
-What do Ashland’s visual art graduates do after college 

Sculpture - Printmaking -Digital Art & Graphic Design
Painting -Ceramics -Figure Drawing 
Students may attend two workshops based on their interests.

For more information about the AU Art Department Campus Art Experience-

Monday, April 24, 2017

Art Academic Honors Awarded

Congratulations to the Ashland University Art Department Academic Honors Convocation Recipients - Senior Award : Alicia Jones, Junior Award: Danielle Smith and Sophomore Award : Sage Haines .
 Sage Haines

Danielle Smith

Alicia Jones