Ashland University to Host Senior Art Exhibition

Ashland University to Host Senior Art Exhibition

3/28/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Held each spring, Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery hosts the Senior Art Exhibition which features the capstone experience for graduating art majors.

“The 2013 Senior Art Exhibition represents more than just students’ studio art experiences,” said Cynthia Petry, director of the Coburn Gallery. “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 April 11 at the Coburn Art Gallery located in the Center for the Arts building on the Ashland University campus.

The exhibition includes digital art, printmaking, painting, and photography.

An opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the April 11, with senior art awards announced at 5 p.m. The senior art exhibition runs from April 11 to May 11.

Exhibiting seniors will include:

Allen Kowal of Wooster, Ohio, Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Art Graphics Programming with a minor in computer science.

Kelly Barnes of Painesville, Ohio, Bachelor of Science in Commercial Art (concentration in graphic design) with a minor in marketing.

Alicia Smith of Mansfield, Ohio, Bachelor of Science in Commercial Art (concentration in photography) with a minor in entrepreneurship.

Ashley Haines of Eastlake, Ohio, Bachelor of Fine Arts with concentration in printmaking and Bachelor of Science in Art Education and a minor in art history.

Alex Toth of Chardon, Ohio, Bachelor of Fine Arts with concentration in digital art and a minor in mathematics.

Caitlin Hilmer of Medina, Ohio, Bachelor of Science in Art Education with a concentration in digital art and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Art Graphics  Programming.

Jun Liao of Shenzhen, Guang Dong, China, Bachelor of Science in Commercial Art with a concentration in animation.

Pablo Maricio Uranga of Chihuahua, Mexico, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (concentration in painting).  

Naomi Adinkrah of Mansfield, Bachelor of Science in Art Education with a concentration in printmaking.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, 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.

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