UT Department of Art Students Work to Appear on Area Electronic Billboards

Eye On Art  |  01/10/2019 10:00 am

The creations of University of Toledo art students will be on display throughout the Toledo area during the next several weeks, appearing on electronic billboards as part of an annual exhibition. Each fall, Barry Whittaker, an associate professor of art at UT, organizes the exhibition of juried student work. The digital billboard space was donated by Lamar of Toledo.

Whittaker adds, “While studying art, it is important to see how images can move beyond classroom and gallery walls to interact with the city where you live. Lamar has been a great partner in this project by providing students with the opportunity to see their work illuminated and at a large scale in many locations around the city of Toledo.”

A total of 19 works from 14 artists comprises the exhibition. The digital billboard locations include: Reynolds at Airport, Glendale at Byrne, Tremainsville at Laskey, Washington at Huron, Woodville at East Broadway, the Anthony Wayne Trail at Western, I-75 at Berdan and I-75 at Monroe.

The 14 student artists to be featured are:

Austin Baker
Donna Beauregard
Taylor Carey
Colin Chalmers
Jason Chappuies
Alaina Coote
McKenzie Dunwald
Chen Gao
Lindsay Haynes
Alexa McLaughlin
Tyler Saner
Ashley Simmons
Valerie White
Lydia Yant