ASHLAND, Ohio — Each individual spring, the Ashland University Coburn Gallery hosts the Senior Artwork and Structure Exhibition that includes the capstone encounter for graduating artwork majors.

Bringing together artwork built by graduating seniors in the Department of Art and Design and style, the 2021 Senior Artwork and Layout Exhibition will open up Thursday, April 8 with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Coburn Art Gallery situated in the Heart for the Arts on the Ashland University campus.

Social distancing will be practiced in the gallery, permitting groups of 10 or less at a time in the course of the opening. Masks are essential.

The senior awards will be introduced at 5:30 p.m. at the April 8 reception and on the gallery’s Facebook web page.

“While the 2021 Senior Art Exhibition supplies the capstone expertise for graduating art and design majors, it signifies additional than just students’ studio art experiences,” said Cynthia Petry, director of the Coburn Gallery. “For these college students of the liberal arts, the exhibition is the end result of their undergraduate professions at Ashland College.”

This year’s exhibition will run by way of May possibly 8 and will include things like graphic style, illustration, digital art and video.

Senior Art Exhibition artists are Noah Rau, Harlie Gregory, Taylor Mowry, Hannah Osborn, Tristan Peterman, Callandra Roddy and Aliya Ratliff.

Ratliff, from Tipp City, will be graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a concentration in Illustration. Aliya Ratliff graduated from Tippecanoe Substantial Faculty while concurrently acquiring an Associate’s diploma in Liberal Arts from Sinclair Group School.

Ratliff is the daughter of Sylvia Adams and has participated in the Art Club, as perfectly as performing for equally the art section and AU recreational expert services. Following graduating, she programs to go on creating artwork centered in illustration.

Roddy will graduate with a BFA in Wonderful Artwork and a concentration in Electronic Artwork and Illustration and a slight in Artwork Record. Roddy is from Mount Liberty and graduated from Ohio Virtual Academy. While attending Ashland University, she experienced the prospect to work with the AU Theatre Division freshman calendar year and the Coburn Artwork Gallery for the rest of her continue to be.

Roddy’s artworks have been shown in the Annual Juried Scholar Exhibitions a few yrs in a row and gained the Drawing Award in spring of 2018, the Bernini Award in the spring of 2020 and most not too long ago, the AU Lasting Assortment Award. With her diploma, she designs to continue on building illustrative and digital performs and is thinking about furthering her schooling with graduate college.

Osburn will graduate from Ashland University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Art with a concentration in Graphic Layout with a slight in Faith. She is from Chatham, exactly where she lives with her father, Steve, her mother, Heather, and her brother, Steven. She is a graduate of Cloverleaf Substantial College and the Medina County Career Centre in which she acquired less than the instruction of Ron Kostechak about printing, pre-push, offset press, silk screen printing, and graphic style.

For the duration of her 3 years at Ashland, Osburn’s function has been exhibited in the Juried College student Art Exhibition multiple periods and has been awarded the Dean’s Award, the Alumni “Wink” Award, and the Bernini Award. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and other conditions, Osburn selected to do courses remotely for the remainder of her schooling.

Because of this, she was not in a position to be as energetic on campus as she would have preferred to be. However, she was equipped to go on a mission trip with campus ministry to Tennessee and an educational journey to Israel in advance of the pandemic.

Hannah also was an intern for OneIT, the Medina County Occupation Middle and Vinyl Internet marketing, exactly where she participated in a wide variety of style operate and discovering activities. She programs to go on graphic layout by finding a whole-time posture in the Columbus area following graduation.

Gregory, from Cambridge, will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Art with a focus in Graphic Design and a small in Promoting. She is the youngest boy or girl of Janie Jackson and Frank Gregory. Gregory attended John Glenn Higher Faculty, the place she graduated with an Honors Diploma.

At Ashland, she is an active member of FCA and is a aspect of a worship workforce. Gregory received the Remarkable Junior of the 12 months award for the Artwork Section. She has also been a component of three Juried University student Artwork & Style and design Exhibitions.

Gregory attained an internship the summertime of 2020 that allowed her to improved fully grasp the industry and strengthen her abilities. She is very grateful to be equipped to have the opportunities she’s had in this article, including an art division trip to New York Metropolis to view entire world-renowned performs.

Noah Rau grew up in Tiffin. With a mother gifted in sculpting and a dad who usually painted landscapes, he was raised seeing artwork continually. Guaranteed sufficient, he grew to have a enthusiasm for artwork, and his artwork was regularly proven in college artwork shows. However Rau often preferred to have an artwork-connected profession, it was in superior faculty that he recognized he wished to go after a profession as a graphic designer.

He was approved into Ashland College in the tumble of 2016, and began his initially semester the adhering to drop. Apart from graphic design, Rau developed a adore for film earning in university, although creating audio movies and brief videos. After graduating, he desires to proceed his job as a graphic designer when also bettering his craft in portray and movie producing.

Mowry, from Bellville, will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree with a focus in Industrial Artwork and a slight in Marketing. She has displayed artwork in the Juried Pupil Artwork + Design and style Exhibitions as properly as serving as the Art Club marketing and advertising chairman (2018-2019) and vice president (2019-2021). In 2018, she began her photography journey alongside BLBishop Photography. She performs with Bertha Bishop of Mansfield capturing weddings and as her assistant when necessary for studio images, demonstrate situations and editing.

Mowry experienced the prospect to watch famed functions in New York Metropolis. In 2020, she would’ve traveled to Italy with college students in the artwork section, but the pandemic produced it difficult. Even though daily life was forced to be on stand-however as she was transitioning into her senior 12 months, she worked carefully with Utilized Graphics in Mansfield for a small time period of time considering the quick distribute of the virus.

She will keep on to do the job with BLBishop Images as an assistant and hopes to resume with Utilized Graphics right after graduation.

Peterman is from Canton, and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Art and a minor in Theater. He is the son of Ryan and Tressa Peterman. Although attending AU, he has been a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity as perfectly as the Theater honorary, Alpha Psi Omega. He was awarded the Honorable Mention Award in the 2019 Student Exhibition.

Right after college, he is going to continue to be in Ohio in purchase to determine his upcoming go.

The Coburn Gallery is open up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and midday to 4 p.m. weekends. Gallery admission is free of charge and open up to the community. COVID-19 security protocols contain a most of 15 readers in the gallery at a single time, and teams no more substantial than 5, and encounter masks should be worn at all the occasions on the Ashland College campus. For additional information about the exhibition, simply call 419.289.5652 or discover the gallery on Fb.

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