OBSOLESCENCE - New Group Art Exhibition Is Coming To Ashland

OBSOLESCENCE - New Group Art Exhibition Is Coming To Ashland

  • 8/25/2017 11:43:37 AM
  • Tyler Warner
  • National News

ASHLAND, OH – The Ashland University Coburn Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Design will host Obsolescence, a group exhibition of new works that examine the idea of extinction, from Aug. 31 to Oct. 15, 2017

The exhibition was curated by the Coburn’s director Cynthia Petry and includes the following artists: Mike Richison, Judith Brandon, Robyn Moore and Adrian Hatfield. An opening reception is planned for Thursday, Aug. 31, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  

Richison is a professor at Monmouth University in New Jersey, where he teaches Motion Graphics, History of Graphic Design and Typography. Much of Richison’s work deals with manufacturing, consumerism, evolution, appropriation, and obsolescence.

Brandon attended the Cleveland Institute of Art where she earned a BFA in enameling and drawing. She has been awarded numerous Best in Shows across the country for her large dynamic drawings as well as an Ohio Arts Council Grant and several solo exhibitions.

Moore is an assistant professor of photography at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. Moore has had her work exhibited widely, including at the South Australian Museum (Adelaide, SA, Australia) and the National Archives of Australia; Sydney College of the Arts in Sydney, Australia; the Texas Photographic Society in Johnson City Texas; the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, Miss.; the Meridian Museum of Art in Meridian, Miss.; the Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, Mass.; Harvard University’s ‘Composer in Red Sneakers’ collaborative project series; the Cambridge Art Association in Cambridge, Mass.; the San Francisco International Film Festival; the Ann Arbor International Film Festival; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Hatfield is an assistant professor of painting at Wayne State University. Hatfield has been showing his work both nationally and internationally with solo and two-person exhibitions, which include Altered States at Jack the Pelican Presents in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Recent Work at ARC Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; and Suitable Illusions at the Northern Arizona University Art Museum. Recently, Hatfield was invited to take part in the NES Artist Residency in Skagastrond, Iceland.

The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public. For more information about the reception or exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit us on Facebook.

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