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The Wehrle Gallery features collections and exhibits by ODU students and faculty, as well as international and local artists. The gallery is open to the public throughout the year. Admission is free.

From the Halls of Wehrle

Senior Show 2020

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Wehrle Hall Senior Show 2020


Previous Exhibits

  • Just as Life Itself: New Work by Julie Abijanac

    Feb. 14 – April 5, 2020

    Opening reception: 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
    Artist talk: Noon, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

    Julie Abijanac is a highly acclaimed sculptor whose work deals with her personal struggle with cancer. She creates digital drawings and paper or fiber sculptures that explore the systematic development of cancer cell metastasis in the human body. These meticulous studies become three-dimensional forms in space, safely removed from the human body.

  • Have You Got a Pulse? A ceramic sculpture installation by Terri Maloney-Houston

    Nov. 15, 2019 – Jan. 25, 2020

    Opening reception: 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
    Artist talk: Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

    Terri Maloney-Houston is a nationally recognized and award-winning ceramist and community educator. The works in this exhibition were created after the artist experienced the unexpected loss of a loved one. The pieces became meditations on the physical human body in various states—whole, broken and pieced together, and abstracted.

  • I AM: Exploring Spiritual Connectivity through Fiber - An installation by Celeste Malvar-Stewart

    Sept. 6 – Oct. 25, 2019

    Opening reception: 7-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
    Artist talk: Noon, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

    Celeste Malvar-Stewart is an internationally recognized independent sustainable fashion and textiles designer whose work for the gallery features various pieces of hand-felted and naturally dyed garments, as well as hand-spun wall hangings that utilize fiber as a way to explore and create a visual representation of God's presence in our daily lives, and to interpret the constant guidance present in the universe.

    Celeste Malvar-Stewart


    Celeste Malvar-Stewart on Good Day Marketplace

    Good Day Marketplace recently interviewed Celeste Malvar-Stewart about her upcoming exhibition at Wehrle Gallery. This segment was sponsored by Columbus Makes Art.

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  • With Careful Scrutiny: Anne Cushman and the Art of the Print

    Feb. 3 – April 7, 2019

    Opening reception: 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019
    Artist talk: Noon, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

    Anne Cushman is a prolific and technically-masterful printmaker and educator, and a co-founder of Columbus’s nationally-recognized Phoenix Rising Print Cooperative. Cushman’s recent work focuses on designs and patterns in nature, and how our presence imposes itself on the environment.
  • Delhi to Jaipur: Recent Work by Nicholas Hill

    Nov. 11, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019

    Opening reception: 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018
    Artist talk: Noon, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018

    An internationally-recognized printmaker and curator, and 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, Nicholas Hill’s work explores history, other cultures, and the creative processes of artists in those cultures.

Bachelor of Arts in Art

Ohio Dominican University Art major, Jes Moore, explains how she uses beeswax to create wonderful and beautiful works of art.