Deadline Noted for Entries to Ohio All Media Juried Exhibition

4/21/11 ASHLAND, OH -- All entries to Ohio All Media, a regional juried exhibition at Ashland University's Coburn Gallery, must be postmarked by May 2.

The juried exhibition, created as a showcase for Ohio artists working in any media, traditional or experimental, opens on Sunday, June 26, in the Coburn Gallery at Ashland University. There will be an opening reception on June 26 from 2 to 4 p.m., with the awards presented at 3 p.m.

The exhibit will run through Aug. 5, 2011.

The exhibition, featuring paintings, media art, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and assemblage art, will offer $800 in awards and will feature juror John W. Carlson, a prolific artist living and working in Bay Village, Ohio.

Carlson, who attended Cleveland's Cooper School of Art, recently was juried into the prestigious Midyear Show at the Butler Institute of American Art, juror George Adams; and invited to participate in the Florence Biennale by the Internal Committee of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art for 2009 at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence Italy. Carlson also was nominated for the Annual Cleveland Arts Prize in 2009.

The exhibition is open to artists at least 18 years of age residing in Ohio. A maximum of three entries for $20 are allowed per artist. Entries must be original works in any media (2-D or 3-D), completed within the last two years. Work previously exhibited at the Coburn Gallery is not eligible. Artists are responsible for shipping/delivery costs to and from the gallery.

All entries must be postmarked by May 2. See www.ashland.edu/coburngallery<http://www.ashland.edu/coburngallery> to download the prospectus, email coburngallery@ashland.edu<mailto:coburngallery@ashland.edu> or find us on Facebook.

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