Wehrle Gallery's 2009-2010 Art Exhibitions

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COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio Dominican University is proud to announce the 2009-2010 schedule of art exhibits at Wehrle Gallery. The Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. The Wehrle Gallery is in Wehrle Hall on Ohio Dominican University's main campus, 1216 Sunbury Rd, Columbus, Ohio, 43219. This academic year's exhibits include: 

Quentin Colgan: Old and New Works
August 25 – October 10, 2009
This exhibit features the work of Dr. Quentin Colgan, Ohio Dominican University Philosophy Professor Emeritus, whose art reveals his keen insight into the realm of historical aesthetics.

Dreamers of the Day: Images from Ohio Dominican University Study Abroad in Egypt
October 21 – December 6, 2009
Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, Noon
Explore Egypt in all of its facets, from the Pyramids of Giza—those icons of ancient Egyptian culture—to the floating child merchants of the Nile, through the eyes of ODU students. 

Eighth Annual Wehrle Hall Holiday Art Market
November 30 – December 4, 2009
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily
ODU Art Department faculty and students showcase their talents in the university’s annual Holiday Art Market. Proceeds from the sale benefit the artists and the ODU Palette Club.

Life, Art and Social Justice: The Work of Sister Thoma Swanson, OP
December 13, 2009 – February 6, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Sister Thoma Swanson, OP has led a life devoted to art and social justice, which she has explored through a variety of artistic media. This exhibition will feature her newest works, which span media from paint to textiles.

Paper Moon: Women in Columbus and the Art of Paper
February 17 – April 23, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Columbus has a wealth of riches in female artists who work in the medium of paper. Explore the many ways paper is used as a matrix for art production - from Nan Johnson's pulp paintings to Rebecca Brandeis Morton's cast paper sculpture - and everything in between.

Senior Thesis Exhibition

May 2 – June 4, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, May 2, 2010, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
This annual exhibition features the work of Ohio Dominican seniors majoring in Fine Art and Graphic Design.

The Ohio Dominican Permanent Collection
June 10 – August 15, 2010
Enjoy the work of the Ohio Dominican University collection, which features works on canvas and paper from the likes of Dali, Neiman and Christy.