The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University Sets Gallery Talk Back

9/15/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University is presenting its first Gallery Talk Back of the fall semester on Oct. 7 at 5:30 p.m. during the opening reception for the Classical Methods, Contemporary Vision photography exhibition.

Cleveland resident Herbert Ascherman Jr., who is serving as a curator of the photography exhibition, is the featured artist during the Talk Back. The talk back sessions will last approximately 30 to 45 minutes and are free and open to the public. Audience participation is encouraged.

Ascherman has been creating fine art portraiture for more than 30 years, specializing in stunning black and white and the resurgent art of platinum photography. Internationally recognized for his photographs of people in creative, commercial and social settings, his work has been exhibited and commercially published throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Japan and India.
Ashland University (www.ashland.edu<http://www.ashland.edu>) is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University 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.