UToledo Art Professor Receives Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Excellence Award

January 29, 2021 | News, UToday, Arts and Letters
By Staff

UToledo Assistant Professor of Art Eric Zeigler received the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Excellence Award for photography.


The Individual Excellence Awards are peer recognition of an artist’s body of work and support their growth and development in Ohio and beyond.

In total, 75 Ohio artists in a wide range of mediums, including crafts, design, interdisciplinary, media arts, photography, visual arts 2D and visual arts 3D, received the Individual Excellence Award for 2021. Each artist received $4,000 in grant funding for state fiscal year 2021.

An artist, designer and researcher whose work involves photography and unconventional transformation of images, Zeigler is an assistant professor of art in the Department of Art. He created and runs the Art Print Center, which serves as a hub for all digital artwork production by UToledo students and faculty as well as local artists.

Zeigler received an M.F.A. in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and exhibits his work nationally and internationally.

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