Central Board Members

Regional Co-Directors

Kathy Fuller
Rebecca Turk

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PR/Advocacy Chair

Christina Clumm
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Newsletter Editor

Roxanne Holonitch

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Gail Wilson

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Membership Chair

Bev Finkel

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Katie Hoeper

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Regional Exhibit Chair

Katie Hoeper

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Workshop Chair

Brittany Schwarck
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Awards Chair

Laura Carey
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Technology Chair




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 Central OAEA at the Columbus Arts Festival

Central OAEA members have been working with families at the Columbus Arts Festival the past several summers in an effort to engage with the local community about the importance of a quality arts education…and have fun!



Kathy Fuller
Central Regional Director
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 About Central Region

Welcome to Central Ohio Art Education Association (COAEA)! We are currently over 250 members strong and growing.

If you are working in the visual arts… whether teaching in a K-12 environment or at the college level, studying to become a future educator, or working in one of the region’s countless museums or galleries…than you have a home with Central OAEA!

If you are not a member, but would like the take part in the benefits and networking that OAEA provides, please contact Membership Chairperson, Bev Finkel, or the Regional Director for details on how to become a member.

As Central OAEA, we strive to provide opportunities for networking and professional growth, as well as resources for art educators to ensure that every student in Central Ohio receives a high quality arts education. Join us for museum tours, lesson plan swaps, hands-on workshops, exhibitions, and so much more.

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Counties Covered in Central

  • Champaign
  • Clark
  • Delaware
  • Fairfield
  • Fayette
  • Franklin
  • Licking
  • Logan
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • Pickaway
  • Ross
  • Union


 OAEA Regions


 Lesson Plan Sharing

Check out this awesome Nuts & Bolts lesson resource with multiple lesson plans. 
Nuts & Bolts