4/15/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Two Ashland University seniors received awards last week at the opening reception of the Senior Art Exhibition at the university’s Coburn Gallery. The awards were presented by Daniel McDonald, chair of AU’s Art Department.
Ashley Haines of Eastlake, Ohio, was selected as the senior art exhibition winner by the art department faculty. Haines is a 2008 graduate of Eastlake North High School and is majoring in art education at Ashland University.
Alicia Smith of Mansfield, Ohio, was awarded honorable mention for her senior art exhibit. She is the daughter of David and Jill Smith of Mansfield. Smith is a 2009 graduate of Madison Comprehensive High School and is majoring in commercial art with a concentration in photography and a minor in entrepreneurship at Ashland University.
The senior art exhibition at the Coburn Gallery runs from April 11 to May 11, 2013.
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 (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. ###