Ashland University Coburn Gallery Schedules Three Summer Art Sessions

Ashland University Coburn Gallery Schedules Three Summer Art Sessions

4/22/14 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Coburn Art Gallery on the Ashland University campus has scheduled three summer art sessions – a Summer Art Camp and two separate Art Days -- that will allow for art experiences for young artists.

The Summer Art Camp, titled “Nature Meets the Art Museum,” will be a one-week session June 16 to 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. The activities will include printmaking, watercolor painting, recycled art and ceramics. The camp ratio of instructor to student is 1:7. The cost for the summer camp fee is $65 per child and all materials are provided.

“Students ages 7 to 14 will learn how to use a variety of media and experience activities including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. They will develop a cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they explore different art forms as well as developing their own talent for self-expression,” said Cynthia Petry, director of the Coburn Art Gallery.

The Art Days are set for July 9 and July 15.

The July 9 session will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and is for ages 4 to 6. The cost for this one-day experience is $10 per child.

On July 15, the art experience will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and is for ages 7 to 12. The cost of this one-day session is $10 per child.

Enrollment is limited. For more information or to register your child for the summer art experiences, call 419.289.5652 or email

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 ( 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. ###