Ashland University Coburn Gallery Plans National Juried Exhibition

1/27/12 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University announces a national juried exhibition titled “Time will Tell: A Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience,” which will feature artists at least 50 years of age residing in the United States.

This exhibition, which will run from May 18 through June 15, 2012, will culminate in a collection of works that embody the creativity and innovation of artists ages 50 years and older at all levels of artistic endeavor.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, May 18, from 6 to 7 p.m., with awards announced at 6:30 p.m.  The juror for the exhibition will be George Kocar, an award winning artist who has exhibited his paintings in more than 400 shows across the United States. He received a bachelor of arts degree from Cleveland State University in 1977 and a MFA degree from Syracuse University in 1983.

The exhibition will offer $800 in awards and is open to artists at least 50 years of age residing in the United States.  Works in any media will be accepted for the exhibition and all work must be original art conceived and executed solely by the artist within the last two years.  

A maximum of two digital entries for $20 are allowed per artist. Entries must be original works in any media (2-D or 3-D) and completed within the last two years. Work previously exhibited at the Coburn Gallery is not eligible. Artists are responsible for shipping/delivery costs to/from the gallery.

All entries must be postmarked by April 5, 2012. See www.ashland.edu/coburngallery to download the prospectus. Those with questions can email coburngallery@ashland.edu or find us on Facebook.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2012, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.