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Osborn, Gregory are Art + Design Department honorees

04/12/2021 ASHLAND, Ohio -- Hannah Osborn of Chatham has been chosen as the Senior Exhibition Award recipient by the Ashland University Art + Design Department faculty.

The awards were presented April 8 at the Coburn Art Gallery opening reception by Art + Design Department chair Daniel McDonald..

Osborn will graduate from Ashland with a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Art with

Coburn Art Gallery hosts Summer Art Camp

Join the Coburn Art Gallery on the Ashland University campus for Summer Art Camp, an intensive, creative one-week session June 21-25 for young artists ages 9-14.

Students will explore how to use many techniques in the sculpture and ceramics areas and they will develop a cultural appreciation and aesthetic awareness as they learn different art forms, as well as developing their own talent for self expression.

Be The People host Carol Swain is speaker in AU's Faith and Society series

Be The People podcast host and award-winning political scientist Carol Swain will speak Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Hugo Young Theatre on the Ashland University campus.

The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is part of the University’s Faith and Society Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hilda E. Bretzlaff Foundation. COVID-19 protocols, including wearing face coverings inside of buildings and social distancing, will be observed.

AU response to Clothesline Project shirt removals

ASHLAND, Ohio -- Ashland University recently agreed to participate in The Clothesline Project, a multi-national effort to acknowledge the trauma suffered by victims of sexual assault and sponsored locally by Safe Haven of Ashland and AU’s Elevate organization.

For this event, a “clothesline” of t-shirts created by students and non-students hangs in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center and will remain there through April 9 to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Archers remember value of scholarships; generous gift reflects that

Bob Archer does not come from wealth and he’s the first to admit that.

Even though he was the valedictorian of his class at Uhrichsville High School, Archer’s parents had little money, certainly not enough to afford to send their son to college.

Then came the Case Institute of Technology – and a scholarship to pay for it.

“If I had not received that scholarship,” said Archer, “I wouldn’t be here today.”

Senior Art and Design Exhibition opens April 8 at AU’s Coburn Gallery

Each spring, the Ashland University Coburn Gallery hosts the Senior Art and Design Exhibition featuring the capstone experience for graduating art majors.

Bringing together artwork made by graduating seniors in the Department of Art and Design, the 2021 Senior Art and Design Exhibition will open Thursday, April 8 with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Coburn Art Gallery located in the Center for the Arts on the Ashland University campus. Social distancing will be practiced in the gallery, allowing groups of 10 or fewer at a time during the opening. Masks are required. The senior awards will be announced at 5:30 p.m. at the April 8 reception and on the gallery’s Facebook page.