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ONU Professor Accepted into “Artist Who Teach” Exhibit

Toledo Museum of ArtOhio Northern University Art Professor Linda Lehman, visiting assistant to the director of the Center for Teacher Education, has two paintings accepted for exhibit as part of the “Artists Who Teach” exhibit in the Graphic Arts Gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art. The exhibit is now on display through Nov. 23 with a reception for the artists on Nov. 23 beginning at noon.

This exhibition features works from a variety of media, showcasing the creativity and dedication of art teachers in Ohio. Artists Who Teach is organized by the Ohio Art Education Association.

Prof. Lehman is a former public school classroom and art teacher. While at Ohio Northern, she began an innovative Saturday Morning Arts (SMArts) program for ONU education students and children from surrounding school districts. She teaches the art education courses in the department of art & design.

The Toledo Museum of Art is a privately endowed, nonprofit arts institution. Admission to the Museum is free. The Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10a.m. – 4p.m.; Friday, 10a.m. – 10p.m.; Saturday, 10a.m. – 6p.m.; Sunday, noon – 6p.m.; but closed Mondays and major holidays.

The Museum is located at 2445 Monroe Street at Scottwood Avenue, just west of the downtown business district and one block off I-75 with exit designations posted. For general information, visitors can call 419-255-8000 or 800-644-6862, or visit www.toledomuseum.org.

ONU offers both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with majors in advertising design, art education, graphic design and studio arts. The department of A&D holds memberships in national organizations such as the National Art Education Association, College Art Association, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education and the National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts. The department is recognized in the second edition of “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers” as one of the top 200 creative programs nationwide. For additional information about the department of art & design or the University's 2008-09 Arts Exhibition Season, contact the department at 419-772-2160.