Winners Listed for AU’s Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition

Winners Listed for AU’s Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition
Winners of Ashland University’s Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition are (l-r) Destini Oler, Raven Roddy, Schuyler Kunkle, Cameron Middis, Tristan Peterman, Hannah Osborn and Fiona Donley. Best in Show award winner Tyreece Jones is not pictured.

3/18/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2019 Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition that will run through March 28 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

This exhibition offers $1,000 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and the AU Permanent Art Collection Award. The award winners were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 14, 2019. The People’s Choice award will be announced on the Coburn Gallery’s Facebook page on March 26, 2019.

The outside juror for exhibition was Larry Schiemann. Schiemann was a longtime Ashland University Art Department faculty member and is currently the owner of Clayfields Pottery, specializing in works of stoneware and porcelain clay. Schiemann has exhibited nationally and has offered many ceramic workshops throughout his career. Schiemann is represented by galleries in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Schiemann accepted 98 entries of the 180 entries submitted.

Best in Show - $250

Tyreece Jones
Matthew 7:15
Charcoal drawing
Sponsored by the Department Art and Design and the Coburn Gallery

Honorable Mention Awards - $100
Sponsored by the Department Art and Design and the Coburn Gallery

Raven Roddy
The Female Gaze I
Pen/Ink Drawing

Fiona Donley
Digital painting

Tristan Peterman
Found object sculpture

Bernini Award - $100

Hannah Osborn
Charcoal Drawing
Sponsored and selected by Dr. Wendy and Scott Schaller


College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award - $200
Cameron Middis
Subtraction Cube
Steel Sculpture
Sponsored and selected by Ashland University Dean of College of Arts & Sciences Dr. Dawn Weber


AU Permanent Art Collection Award
Hannah Osborn
Life in Patchwork
Mixed Media Work on Paper

Destini Oler
Acrylic Painting
Sponsored and selected by Ashland University Permanent Art Collection - Matt Portner

Alumni “Wink” Award  
Schuyler Kunkle
Silently Screaming
Found Object sculpture
The Alumni Award is selected and sponsored by 2012 alumnus Jennifer Winkler.

The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on this exhibition, visit the gallery at, find us on Facebook or call 419.289.5652.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply 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. ###