Ashland University to Hold Juried Art Exhibition

Ashland University to Hold Juried Art Exhibition

4/15/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University has announced its regional juried exhibition titled Ohio-All Media, an exhibition created as a showcase for Ohio artists working in any media, traditional or experimental.

The exhibition will offer $1,000 in awards and is open to artists at least 18 years of age residing in Ohio. A maximum of three entries for $25 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.

The exhibit runs from June 30 through July 31, 2013. There will be an opening reception on Sunday, June 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. with awards presented at 3 p.m. All entries must be postmarked by May 17, 2013. See to download the prospectus, email or find us on Facebook.

The juror is Robert E. Peppers, born in 1949 in McMinnville, Tenn. Peppers is a BFA and MFA graduate of the Ohio University (O.U.) School of Art. For a number of years he was the assistant director of the Black Cultural Center at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Peppers is currently a professor at the School of Art at Ohio University. He has taught drawing at Penland School of Crafts and painting/collage in the O.U. Art in UK Program based at King’s College and University of London.

Recently, Peppers’ work received “Chicago Museum of Science and Industry,” “Best of Mixed Media Juror’s Award” in 2011 Black Creativity Art Exhibition. His exhibition history include showings at S.A.W. Contemporary Artist Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; King’s College, London, England; The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga.; African American Museum, Dallas, Texas; the Dadian Arts Gallery at the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion in Washington D.C.; Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University and 10 U.S. Embassies.

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. ###