3/16/12 ASHLAND, OH -- The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2012 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through March 30 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.
The outside juror for the exhibition was Christy Gray, director of the RED DOT project in Cleveland, Ohio. Gray was responsible for selecting the exhibition consisting of 89 artworks from among a competitive field of 168 student entries and also designating the award recipients.
Gray is an artist and designer who grew up in Shelby, Ohio. She graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in interior design and worked in design for a private corporation until joining RED DOT in 2005. Her textile art can be found in private collections throughout Northeast Ohio.
Award winners include:
Best in Show - $250
Long Way Out
Sponsored by the Coburn Gallery
Everett S. Caldemeyer Award - $200
Digital Light box Print
Sponsored by Art Professor Charles Caldemeyer
Provost Award - $250
Found object sculpture
Sponsored by Ashland University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew
These art area awards were sponsored by the Coburn Art Gallery:
Sculpture - $100
Printmaking - $100
Linocut Relief Print Collage
Digital Award - $100
Emilia Del Pino
Digital on Canvas
Painting Award - $100
Still Life with Grapes
Oil on Canvas
Ceramics Award - $100
Drawing Award - $100
People's Choice Award - Barnes Noble Gift Card
From Start to Finish
Digital Print Series
Sponsored by Cynthia Petry
The People's Choice award was selected by the Coburn Gallery patrons during the opening reception on Thursday, March 15.
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.
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.