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Past Exhibitions and Events

Highlights from Past Exhibition Seasons, Visiting Artists and Events

Visiting artists and exhibition, Steve Rucker, Linda Herritt, Phyllis McGibbon, Harvey Breverman, Xu Bing, Mark Dion, Mary Jo Boles, Van McElwee, Burhan Dogancay, Annie Sprinkle, and Stefan Sagmeistok Keep up to date with exhibition photos and event updates available on our Facebook Page.

Previous Ohio University Art Gallery and Trisolini Gallery Exhibitions include shows by Mary Jo Boles, Annie Sprinkle, Stefan Sagmeister, Harvey Breverman, Sharon Louden, Tania El Khoury, Andrea Bowers, and more.

Check out our current season or explore our visiting artists & scholars from past years.


Foundations Exhibition: “Make Yourself at Home”
Ohio University Art Gallery
Show Dates: 5/31-9/3

Zoe Couvillion: “Impressions to Inherit”
Trisolini Art Gallery
Show Dates: 8/30-9/17

2nd Year Graduate Exhibition: “Still Uncertain”
Ohio University Art Gallery
Show Dates: 9/13-10/1

Black in Appalachia: “A Liberated Landscape: Photographs of Black Appalachian Ohio”
William Isom II + Jessica Tezak
Trisolini Art Gallery
Show Dates: 9/27-10/22
Lecture: 10/13 5pm

Paradoxes & Realties
Curated by Sadie Meade and Hillary Gattian with work on loan from the Kennedy Museum of Art Collection
Ohio University Art Gallery
Show Dates: 10/11-10/29

Strange Attractors: Noah Riedel
Trisolini Art Gallery
Show Dates: 11/17-12/3

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition 2022
Ohio University Art Gallery
Show Dates: 11/8-12/3

Image as Object: Alternatives 2023 Photography Biennial
Juried by Deborah Orloff
Ohio University Art Gallery
Tuesday, January 24 – Friday, February 17
Talk: Thursday, February 16, 5pm, Mitchell Auditorium

As Is: First Year Graduate Exhibition
Trisolini Art Gallery
Tuesday, January 24 – Saturday, February 18


Interlude: 2nd Year Graduate Show
September 14–October 4
Ohio University Art Gallery

Lasting Impressions: Selected Ohio University Alumni of Art Werger
October 2–31
ARTS/West • Main Gallery

Featured Artists: Connie Wolfe, Michael Whitehead, Anna Tararova, Shane Smith, Shawn Smith, Cayla Skillin-Brauchle, Matt Presutti, Jeremy Plunkett, Sage Perrott, Barry O’Keefe, Misty Morrison, Bill Mason, Jeremy Lundquist, Carrie Lingscheit, Robert Howsare, Rachael Griffin, Belle-Pilar Fleming, Terry Davis, Benjy Davies, Josh Dannin, John Cizmar, and Andrew Barger.

Ohio University Alumni Portfolio Exchange
ARTS/West • Lower Gallery

Art Werger: Overview
September 28–October 23
Trisolini Gallery

State of the Arts
October 12–November 1
Ohio University Art Gallery

Ohio University School of Art + Design's annual state-wide exhibition celebrating the creative work of Arts Educators.

Matt Wedel
November 2–29
Trisolini Gallery

Matt Wedel is the Juror for the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
November 9–December 6
Ohio University Art Gallery


In This Space: Disrupted 
August 25 - September 12  

As part of Ohio University’s efforts to bring awareness to and prevent incidents of interpersonal violence, OHIO’s Women’s Center with campus partners present this year’s arts-based fall exhibit.

Sculpture Alumnae 1987 – 2012
September 15 - October 17  

Artists and former students selected by Associated Professor, Marilyn Poeppelmeyer:  Amy Toscani BFA 1986/ MFA 1988, Amy Pryor BFA 1996, Emily Puthoff and Elena Sniezek BFA 1996, Joy Curtis MFA 2002, Heidi Bender Kaufman MFA 2009, Crystal Brown MFA 2012, Courtney Kessel MFA 2012.

over and over…
September 22 - October 24

A solo exhibition celebrating Marilyn Poeppelmeyer teaching 34 years at Ohio University in Sculpture + Expanded Practices.

Second Year MFA Exhibition: ​Ceramics
October 20 - December 5 

Emily Connell, Gina Pisto, Hayun Surl, Graphic Design:​ Sarah Baker, Daniel Opoku, Sadie Sullivan, Painting & Drawing:​ Kelly Hanning, Todd Jones, Amina Kassim, Photography​:​ Kayla Holdgreve, James Mullens, Marissa Stewart, Printmaking:​ Fiona Avocado, Vanessa Bahr, Christin Fanelli, Hattie Phillips, Kathryn Yarkosky, Sculpture + Expanded Practices​:​ Halla Abu Baker, Lily Erb.

Soft Relay
November 3 - 28
Two-person exhibition with OHIO MFA Alumni and the Undergraduate Juried Exhibition jurors: Haylee Ebersole - Printmaking 2013 and John Burt Sanders - Painting & Drawing 2011

Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
November 17 - December 12
View exhibition video
This years’ jurors are OHIO MFA Alumni, Haylee Ebersole - Printmaking 2013, and John Burt Sanders - Painting & Drawing 2011

BFA Thesis: Eben Tobar - Ceramics
December 8 - 12


Artist John Sims exhibition reception, lecture and panel discussion
Visiting Artist A.L. Steiner


Amanda Williams  [January 28 - 29, 2016]   
Claire Pentecost [February 1-3, 2016]
Corinne Teed [February 23, 2016]
A.L. Steiner [February 17-18, 2016]
Bartholomew Ryan [March 10 - 11, 2016]
John Sims [March 17, 2016]
Kevin Krueger [March 29, 2016]
Russ Wrankle [April 28, 2016]
Stefan Sagmeister [September 2015]
Garth Johnson [2015]
Travis Townsend  [November 2015]
Sarah Workneh  [December 2015]


Large Prints
September 8 - October 15, 2011

Large scale works from the Kennedy Museum of Art's Print Collection and does not only highlight the scale of the printmaking medium but also the richness of the images and technical skill masterfully created by renowned artists such as Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, George Segal, Nancy Graves and Elizabeth Murray.

Jim Dine: The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Prints
September 8 – November 12, 2011
Trisolini Gallery

Prints by artist Jim Dine from his various portfolios from Kennedy Museum of Art permanent collection.

Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens [November 4 -Jan 27, 2011]
Trisolini Gallery

Ecosexuals in Love: Our PollenAmorous Relationship with the Earth, Sky and Sea. Artists Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens invented a new field of research they coined “Sexecology”

Visiting Faculty Exhibition
March 29 - April 13, 2011
Trisolini Gallery

Brian Benfer, Elizabeth Gerdeman, Carrie Lingscheit, Rachel Clark


Ohio University Ceramics Invitational
July 18 - October 9, 2010
Trisolini Gallery

Ceramics exhibition organized to highlight wood-fired ceramics. Invited artists are Dan Anderson, Brian Benfer, Birdie Boone, Josh Copus, Naomi Daglish, Ryan Greenheck, Brian Harper, Sam Hoffman, Pat Houston, Cary Hulin, Michael Hunt, Michael Kline, Brenda Lichman, Missy McCormick, Lindsay Oesterritter, Adam Posnak, Jane Shellenbarger, Dennis Siporski, Mackenzie Smith, Tara Wilson, Russel Wrankle.

Burhan Dogancay: Urban Walls
Sept. 14 – Nov. 20, 2010
Ohio University Art Gallery

Purple Wedding to the Appalachian Mountains
Annie Sprinkle and Elizabeth Stephens

Sat, November 6, 2010, 2pm

Mark Dion: Collected Editions 1984-2009
September 18 – November 14, 2010
Trisolini Gallery

Rehearse, Rewind, Repeat: Photography, Video and Performance
Exhibition dates: January 12 - February 18, 2010
Ohio University Art Gallery

Danette Pratt: Biological Illustrations as Art
February 18 – April 3, 2010
Trisolini Gallery


From Sabbatical: Work by Robert Peppers, Marilyn Poeppelmeyer, Art Werger
January 8 - February 21, 2009
Ohio University Art Gallery

Visiting Faculty: Deborah Schwartzkopf
The Counterpoint of Practical and Capricious

April 3 - April 24, 2009
Trisolini Gallery

Nelson Hippolyte
Asphalt: Poetics of the Surface
February 5 – March 7, 2009
Ohio University Art Gallery