AU Art and Design Department offers free college campus studio experience

01/17/2020 ASHLAND, Ohio -- The Ashland University Art and Design Department is offering a free college campus studio experience on Saturday, Feb. 29, for current high school students with an interest in pursuing art. The event is being held in the Center for the Arts building on the AU campus from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with lunch and art materials provided.

Art studio area experiences will include sculpture, printmaking, digital art and graphic design, painting, ceramics and figure drawing. Students may attend two workshops based on their interests and availability. This event highlights the Art and Design program, where students can learn from experienced college instructors who also are working artists, meet other students with a serious interest in art, learn or finesse existing skills, investigate a new medium or area, experience a classroom studio work environment and learn about what art and design students do after graduation.

The high school art experience application deadline is Feb. 7. Interested high school students can apply online at For more information about the AU Art and Design Department Campus Art Experience, call 419.289.5190 or email


Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.eduvalues 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.###