The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2018 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through April 8 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.
This exhibition offers $1,000 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the six art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art, graphic design and drawing. The awards were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 15, 2018. The People’s Choice award will be announced on the Coburn Gallery’s Facebook page on March 26, 2018.
The outside juror for exhibition was Stephanie Craig. Craig is an Assistant Professor at Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus, where she teaches ceramics, 3D foundation and sculpture classes and is also the co-director of the campus art gallery. Craig accepted 52 entries of the 111 art entries submitted.
Best in Show - $250
Rachael Santee, Columbus, Ohio
Sponsored by the Coburn Gallery
Bernini Award - $100
Lauren Bayless, Marion, Ohio
Sponsored and selected by Dr. Wendy and Scott Schaller
College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award - $200
Ashley Montgomery, Centerburg, Ohio
Sponsored and selected by Ashland University Dean of College of Arts & Sciences- Dr. Dawn Weber
These art area awards were sponsored by the AU Art + Design Dept and the Coburn Art Gallery:
3-D Award - $100
Samantha Rhonemus, Bluffton, Ohio
“Soldadura “ Metal sculpture
Printmaking Award - $100
Keeleigh Myers, Sandusky, Ohio
Digital Art & Photography Award- $100
Saige Haines “Seven String Sins”, Sunbury, Ohio
Photograph with yarn
Graphic Design Award-$100.00
Kiana Zeigler, Ashland, Ohio
“This is Our Land “
Painting Award - $100
Victoria Roddy, Westerville, Ohio
“Ohio in Wintertime”
Drawing Award - $100
Callie Roddy, Westerville, Ohio
“Skeleton Study #1”
Alumni “Wink” Award- $25.00 Gift Card
Alex Roddy, Westerville, Ohio
“You Have River Mud Clinging to Your Bones, Swamp Water in Your Lungs”
The Alumni Award is selected and sponsored by 2012 alumnus Jennifer Winkler.
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 www.ashland.edu/coburngallery, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.