Ohio Dominican University’s (ODU’s) Wehrle Gallery has released its exhibition schedule for the 2022-23 academic year. The Wehrle Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. The gallery is located on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.
The Wehrle Gallery has scheduled the following exhibits.
Nature’s Underside: Of Bones, Beasts, and Breath-Taking – Work by Martha G. Michael
Aug. 28 – Oct. 15, 2022
Opening reception: 1-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022
Martha Michael uses details from the natural world as the starting point for the meditative process of materials-intensive image-making in media as varied as encaustic, painting, metals and photography.
Homecoming: New Works by Amy Haggard
Oct. 30, 2022 – Jan. 15, 2023
Opening reception: 1-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022
Amy Haggard, also known as The Makist, is a 2001 graduate of Ohio Dominican University. Her vibrantly colored works depicting graphic patterns and organic shapes evoke comparison with late Matisse in both appearance and in the pursuit of the creation of joy for the viewer. For Amy, art is play, constant experimentation, and an unending curiosity that she wants to share with the viewer.
21st Annual Wehrle Holiday Art Market
Nov. 30, 2022, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Now in its 21st year, the Wehrle Holiday Art Market is a place where ODU students, faculty, and staff sell their handmade goods to the community at college prices and support the Buy Local movement!
ODU Collects: Getting to Know our Community
Feb. 1 – 14, 2023
Opening reception: Noon, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023
This special exhibition features the art and collections of members of the Ohio Dominican University community. Visitors will discover a staff member who collects paintings of seafaring vessels, a professor who collects contemporary art glass, and another who has a collection of West African weaving and many other collecting surprises.
The Art of Storytelling: Karen Albanese Campbell and the Art of Printmaking
Feb. 26 – April 7, 2023
Opening reception: 1-3:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023
Karen Albanese Campbell is a printmaker who creates imagery that draws the viewer into the play of the narrative.
From the Halls of Wehrle: 2023 Senior Exhibition
April 30 – July 10, 2023
Opening reception and awards ceremony: 1-3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 30
Celebrate with ODU’s graduating seniors. This exhibition is the capstone of Art, Art Education, and Graphic Design students, and features a range of content and media.