November 13, 2012

Owens Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery to Host Annual Faculty Art Exhibition, Nov. 16 – Dec. 14

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Community members will have the opportunity to view the diverse and vibrant work of some of Northwest Ohio’s finest artists as Owens Community College’s Center for Fine and Performing Arts serves as host to the 10th annual Faculty Art Exhibition, Nov. 16 – Dec. 14. The exhibition will be on display in the College’s Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery.

To celebrate the opening of the faculty art exhibit, a free reception will occur on Friday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in the College’s Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

“The Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery is honored to showcase some of the finest artistic work of Owens Community College’s faculty as part of the annual Faculty Art Exhibition,” said Wynn Perry, Owens Coordinator of the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. “Gallery attendees will truly enjoy the uniqueness and diversity of the exhibit as presented by award-winning graphic designers, photographers, painters, printmakers and sculptures.”

A wide range of visual media will be featured, including over 60 works of art in the areas of painting, ceramics, photography and mixed media.

The art showcase features artwork created by many notable and highly acclaimed Owens faculty members, including David Cantor of Toledo, Michelle Carlson-Junod of Toledo, Erika Clark of Findlay, Mania Dajnak of Perrysburg, Ruth Foote of Toledo, Tina Gionis of Toledo, Melissa Partin-Harding of McClure, Philip Hazard of Toledo, Barbara Johnson of Toledo, Lori King of Toledo, Nancy Light of Waterville, Larry Linkous of Rossford, Carey Marten of Toledo, Krista Richey of Bowling Green, Richardo Quinonez of Bowling Green, Mary Sabo of Maumee, Julie Schnell-Madden of Temperance, Mich., Kevin Schroeder of Toledo, John Walz of Waterville, Sally Welch of Perrysburg, Gary Wittenmyer of Bowling Green, Patricia Whittington of Holland and Jeremy Wadsworth of Clyde.

Admission to the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. For additional information about the exhibit, contact the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2721 or (567) 661-2721.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.