From OWU’s Studios
August 24 - October 2, 2022
This exhibit celebrates the diverse artistic practices of OWU’s Fine Arts faculty: Kristina Bogdanov, Frank Hobbs, Jeff Nilan, and Karen Weeks. A long-standing tradition at both the Humphries Art Hall and the Ross Art Museum, this exhibit demonstrates the artists’ mastery of a variety of media including ceramics, photography, painting, and printmaking. Come learn about the artistic practices that inform teaching in OWU’s Fine Arts Department. This exhibit is part of the celebrations for the Ross Art Museum’s 20th anniversary.
Wear Series #1
Kitchen Series #1
Highway Bridge Over the James River
Then and Now: Fifty Years of Camera Vision
August 24– October 2, 2022
This photographic retrospective by Justin Kronewetter presents two career-defining bodies of work. Black and white analog images represent 1972-2000 and color digital prints correspond to work made from 2000 to the present day. The fifty year span of this exhibit honors Kronowetter’s career at OWU, first as an OWU Professor of Fine Arts and then as the Founding Director of the Ross Art Museum. These intimate images show an artist’s gift for capturing common things in uncommon ways, while demonstrating the evolution of a life-long practice. This program is part of the Ross Art Museum’s celebration of its 20th anniversary.
Cooke City, MT
Jackson Hole, WY
Eliana Calle Saari: Women’s Work
August 26, 2022 – January 4, 2023
This exhibit opens at 4pm, August 26, and is a tribute to the work of women during the pandemic. For several months in 2020, Artist Eliana Calle Saari was locked down behind the closed borders of the Caribbean Island of Antigua. The prints and books on display document her observations of the women of this island nation who continued to fulfill their duty as workers, mothers, and caretakers in a time of uncertainty, fear, and hope. This body of work is Saari’s love letter to women who show strength and perseverance in the face of adversity.
Women of Antigua
History of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum
Learn about the genesis of the museum and its historic building through this online exhibit developed by students of History 250.
Richard M. Ross Art Museum
Women Behind The Lens
An exploration of works by women photographers from the permanent collection of the Ross Art Museum, celebrating arts patron Sally Ross Soter.
Exhibit will coincide with a companion exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art, in gallery 5 of the Ross Building, August 21, 2021 – May 8, 2022.
Myself As A Pilot
Deaf Republic: James Stewart
James Stewart’s paintings and ceramics interpret Ilya Kaminsky’s award-winning book of poetry Deaf Republic, in which a young deaf boy inspires a town’s resistance to military occupation.
Deaf Republic Cafe
Murder ( After Bellini )
Landscape through the Lens: Responses to William Henry Jackson
The West Gallery at the Ross Art Museum features Landscape through the Lens: Responses to William Henry Jackson. This exhibit brings four contemporary photographers—Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, Zig Jackson, and Martina Lopez—into conversation with the work of 19th century landscape photographer William Henry Jackson. Through this lens, it examines the legacy of photography in relation to the development of the American West.
Bring Your Cameras
Past to Present: OWU’s Evolution (ART 492 Exhibit)
Students in Ohio Wesleyan University’s ART 492 class have created an online “Past to Present: OWU’s Evolution” art exhibition that showcases how the university’s academics, student life, places, and extracurricular activities have, or haven’t, changed over time.