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The Florence O'Donnell Wasmer Gallery is a non-profit gallery owned and operated by Ursuline College and welcoming the public to free, professionally mounted art exhibitions approximately six times a year.
Wasmer Gallery exhibits fine art of educational value by professional and amateur artists. The Gallery has a full schedule each exhibition season and welcomes proposals by artists for upcoming schedules. This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Wasmer Gallery, which opened in 1980 and was named in gratitude for the generosity and vision of the late Florence (O’Donnell) Wasmer and John C. Wasmer.
Fall 2022 Showcase
November 4, 2022 - January 29, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4 from 5-7pm
Extended Hours: December 5, 10, and 12 from noon-5pm
Dolls have been important to cultures since the beginning of civilization, dating back to ancient Egypt. In this exhibit, explore dolls that have been created by local artists, including a 30 Barbie doll installation, vintage Burmese marionettes, and hand-crafted fabric dolls, each with their own complex, unique, and dynamic personality. Image of hand crafted dolls: Grandmother Forest by Juniper Mainelis and Mermaid Bride by Mary D. Pinckney.
Summer 2022 Showcase
June 18 - August 25, 2022
Supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, this show features works of 10 Northeast Ohio artists creates a visual dialogue recognizing racial and social inequities in our region.
The Healing Imagination IX - 35th Anniversary Exhibition
April 8 - April 28, 2022
The Healing Imagination biennial exhibits highlight the work of art therapists, and Moving Forward: Re-Imagining Personal and Community Wellness calls on us to vision our individual and collective healthy futures. Image by Judy Jankowski.
4th Annual Student Showcase
February 18 - March 17, 2022
Sponsored by the Women’s Center at Ursuline College, this showcase of student work celebrates Women’s History Month. Image art by Kaitlyn Kirchmeir.
Tuesday - Thursday, 12:00-5:00 p.m. Masks required.
For an appointment, email Gallery Director Anna Arnold or call her at 440.646.8121.
Please check back with this webpage before visiting the gallery for any pandemic-related closures or postponements.