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Local artist’s work on display at University of Findlay

FINDLAY — The artwork of Tracy Mays, a senior pre-medicine major, is on display at The University of Findlay’s 2009 Juried Student Art Exhibition, located in the Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery inside the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion.

Mays, a 2005 graduate of Ironton High School, is the daughter of Tim and Debbie Mays, of Ironton.

All students are invited to submit pieces for consideration in the show. Only the best are chosen for inclusion. Jim Fultz was the guest judge.

An adjunct art history professor at both Bluffton University and Owens Community College, Fultz is an artist and teacher whose graphic art and paintings have been exhibited in many states and private collections.

The exhibit will be held through Wednesday and is free and open to the public.

The University of Findlay is a comprehensive university with a hands-on approach to learning located approximately 45 miles south of Toledo.

With a total enrollment of approximately 4,400 full-time and part-time students from 40 states and more than 30 countries and territories, The University of Findlay is noted for its innovative, career-oriented programs in more than 60 majors and nine graduate and professional degrees.

Founded more than 125 years ago, the university has a tradition of academic excellence.