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Ohio Northern University Alumnus featured in exhibition

January—The work of Ed Corle (BFA ’78) is featured in an exhibition at the Hudson Gallery located in Toledo, Ohio.

The exhibit, “Group of Nine,” is an ongoing series of exhibits showcasing the work of nine local artists. The show runs from January 17 through February 14, 2015.

Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10a.m. to 6p.m. and Saturday, 10a.m. to 3p.m. The gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.

Hudson Gallery, 5645 N. Main Street in Sylvania, relocated in 2006 to a restored building dating back to the mid 1800s. Located at street level in the historic downtown section of Sylvania, Ohio, the gallery is widely recognized as one of the regions premier venues for original art.

The gallery remains committed to its original philosophy of exhibiting the work of contemporary artists from this region next those with national appeal across many disciplines and media. Their goal is to bring gifted new talent into the spotlight as well as showcase those artists demonstrating a lifelong commitment to the art world.

Ed earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1978 from Ohio Northern. He then attended Rochester Institute of Technology School for the American Craftsmen and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1982. Ed is currently an associate professor of art at The University of Findlay where he teaches ceramics, sculpture and three-dimensional design. He has been with the University since 1986.

He has been accepted in many art shows including the Toledo Art Museum’s Area Artist Exhibition. In addition, he participates in regional art fairs and festivals such as the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair and The Black Swamp Arts Festival. He is a member of The Michigan Guild, Ohio Designer Craftsmen and a trustee of the Findlay Art League.

Originally designated as the School of Fine Arts and later the College of Fine Arts, the art & design program was first established as an independent academic unit at Ohio Northern in 1878, largely as an outgrowth of course work in engineering and architectural drawing. Today, Ohio Northern offers both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with majors in advertising design, art education, graphic design and studio arts with concentrations in two-dimensional, three-dimensional and pre-art therapy. The department of A&D holds memberships in national organizations such as the National Art Education Association, College Art Association, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education, AIGA: The Professional Association for Design, and the National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts. The department is recognized in the second and third editions of “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers” as one of the best creative programs nationwide.

image: Untitled, ceramic