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An Artistic Escape At Beeghly Library

14 Jun , 2021  

By Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Beeghly Library has “gone to the dogs” with a new art exhibit in its Gallery 2001.

The exhibit, on display now through Aug. 7, features 13 paintings by artist and author Becky Gehrisch of Delaware.

The paintings, acrylic on canvas, are illustrations from Gehrisch’s forthcoming children’s book, “Escape to Play.” The book, Gehrisch’s first, chronicles a day of fun by three mischievous farm dogs. It is set for release in July, along with an accompanying coloring book. More…

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OWU Fine Arts Senior Exhibition Begins May 1

14 Apr , 2021  

By Cole Hatcher

The uniqueness of their artwork and the extraordinary conditions under which it was created has inspired “Unprecedented,” this year’s annual exhibition by Ohio Wesleyan University’s graduating fine arts majors.

The 2021 senior show will debut with a virtual reception at 5 PM on May 1. The live, online event will feature a conversation with the 10 student-artists facilitated by Tammy Wallace, assistant director of Ohio Wesleyan’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum.

“Unprecedented” will feature artwork selected by a jury of Ohio Wesleyan fine arts faculty. The pieces also will be on display for in-person viewing from May 2 through May 28 at the Ross, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. More…

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Accessible Artwork

29 Mar , 2020  

Ohio Wesleyan’s Ross Art Museum Launches 3D Tour of Current Exhibit

For art lovers feeling a bit deprived these days, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum is serving up a new visual – and virtual – feast.

“In this moment of global change and uncertainty, it is so important to connect to things that bring us inspiration, insight, and joy,” said Erin Fletcher, director of the Ross Art Museum. “Even though the doors to our building are closed, the Ross Museum staff are still at work. We encourage everyone to be safe, stay well, and follow us on Facebook.” More…

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Photography Exhibit Opens This Week At The Ross Art Museum

18 Aug , 2019  

For her first exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum, renowned photographer JoAnn Verburg contemplates everyday objects “After/Before” they become trash.

Verburg’s careful consideration of the natural world is a hallmark of her photography, said Ross Art Museum Director Erin Fletcher, who worked with Verburg to bring the display to campus. The photographer’s “After/Before” exhibit will be on display from August 21 through October 20 at the Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. More…

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Museum Exhibit Is Showcase Of African American Artists

29 Jan , 2019  

The newest exhibit at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum is a first-of-its-kind showcase of African American artists curated by Bettye J. Stull, former longtime curator for The Martin Luther King Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex in Columbus.

Stull’s “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” display includes 30 regional artists highlighting the talents of those who are emerging, established, or no longer with us. More…

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