​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery

The Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery presents eight to ten exhibition s throughout the year, including works by students, faculty, and regional and national artists. Students engage with exhibiting artists through gallery talks, classroom demonstrations, and public presentations. The Lea Gallery also provides opportunities for students to participate in the organization, preparation, installation and evaluation of shows.

Each spring, the Student Art and Design Juried Exhibition recognizes students for outstanding work in the visual arts and the Senior Exhibitions feature the work of graduating seniors.  

Gallery Information

Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily during scheduled exhibitions.

Location: Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion on the campus of the University of Findlay.  

All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

In the Gallery

Armand Baltazar Exhibition  

Jan. 7 - Feb. ​1

View Armand Baltazar's​ artwork and 3-D models from the first illustrated novel in his series, "Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of Vastlantic," currently being developed into a major motion picture.​  Baltazar began his career in feature film animation as a background artist, moved into a role as a visual development artist, and then became the art director for DreamWorks Studios, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Image Movers Digital and Pixar Animation Studio. His filmography includes: DreamWorks’ “Prince of Egypt," Disney's “Princess and the Frog," Image Movers Digital's “Christmas Carol," Pixar's “Cars 2” and “Brave," and Oscar award-winning “The Good Dinosaur.”​


Armand Baltazar Reception

Wednesday, Jan. 23 | 6:15 p.m.

Meet and mingle with author, illustrator and Oscar award winning film artist, Armand Baltazar


Armand Baltazar will be visiting the University of Findlay for one day only to talk about the first illustrated novel in his series called "Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of Vastlantic,"​ currently being developed into a major motion picture. During this visit, Baltazar will provide an artist demonstration and autographing​

Upcoming Exhibits & Events

Feb. 11 - 22 | Senior Exhibition I
Reception: 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17

March 11 - 22 | Senior Exhibition II
Reception: 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17

April 8 - 25 | Student Art & Design Juried Exhibition
Reception: 7 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16​