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Art Exhibitions

Leslie H. and Ethyl Rose Miller Gallery

Art and Communication Building
33 Collegeview Road, Westerville, OH 43081 - campus map

Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Closed Holidays
For information call 614-823-1792.


Low Season
August 22 - October 5, 2016
Reception:  Thursday, September 1, 4p - 6p, Artist remarks begin at 5p
Associate Professor Jonathan Johnson's sabbatical exhibition project consists of a new experimental short film and photo series that meander through themes of family, autobiography, place and growing up between the cultures of Thailand and the American Midwest.

Urban Reflections:  Contemporary Thai Photography
October 12 - December 9, 2016
This exhibition features work by emerging Thai photographers Lek Kiatsirkajorn and Miti Ruangkritya, whose sublime imagery gives unique voice to the 2011 floods in Bangkok, along the Chao Phraya River.  The  show questions notions of progress and our contemporary relationship with natural forces.

Keep on Doing
January 9 - February 10, 2017
Reception:  Friday, January 13, 4p -7p, Artist remarks begin at 5:30p
Associate Professor Louise Captein's sabbatical exhibition brings together pattern design, collage, and painting by blending art and traditional craft with vigorous form and color. 

20th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
February 17 - March 3, 2017
Reception:  Friday, February 17, 4p - 6p
Juror, David Stichweh, Emeritus Professor of Art, Otterbein

Senior Art Exhibitions
March 6 - April 28, 2017
Weekly exhibition and receptions by graduating art majors.

Fisher Gallery

Roush Hall (first and second floors)
27 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH 43081 - campus map 

Sonabai: Another Way of Seeing 
August 24 – December 22, 2016
Thursday, August 25  at 12p, Room 114 Roush, Award-winning short film showing and public talk by Curator, Stephen P. Huyler
Diwali Celebration, Friday, October 28

Self-taught artist Sonabai Rajawar lived in enforced isolation for 15 years in a remote India village, creating her own joyous sculptural environment. Through needing to express a personal vision in the face of tremendous adversity, she developed an innovative art form that she later taught to other artists. This exhibitions features the "Harvest Festival" portion of the original exhibition.   

Water and Ink Revisited: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Academy
January 11 - April 30, 2017
A special exhibition of works on paper by faculty at Shanghai Printing and Publishing College and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, two of Otterbein’s partner schools in China.

    

The Frank Museum of Art

39 S. Vine Street, Westerville, OH 43081 - campus map
Museum hours are 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday
during the University's academic year.
For information call 614-818-9716.

On Being Gandhi: The Art and Politics of Seeing
August 24 – December 2, 2016
 Guest Curator, Chaya Chandrasekhar, Ph.D.
The Frank Museum of Art
Diwali Celebration, Friday, October 28, 2016
 Named one of India’s top 15 rising artists, photographer Shivaraju B.S. (a.k.a. Cop Shiva) focuses on portraits of people living on the fringes, yet who embody the zeitgeist of contemporary India. The idea of masquerade in particular interests him. The exhibition features photographs of Bagadehalli Basvaraju, a village schoolteacher who routinely impersonates the great Mahatma Gandhi. 

BETWEEN US: Relationship and Identity in Tibetan Contemporary Art 
January 25 - April 22, 2017
Guest Curator, Ariana Maki, Ph.D
An exhibition featuring work by traditionally trained and internationally recognized Tibetan artists and brothers, Tsherin Sherpa and Tulku Jamyang (TJ). Working in contemporary modes, they explore emergent identity at the relational edge of tradition and modernity.

/ Department of Art

The Department of Art is located at 
33 Collegeview Rd.

Office Hours
M - F: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
M - F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (summer)

artchair@otterbein.edu

Natalie Hess
Administrative Assistant
33 Collegeview Rd.
p/ 614.823.1792
e/ nhess@otterbein.edu 

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