Faculty & Staff




 Dance Department



 Private Music Lesson Instructors






Visual Arts Instructors


Ken Barnett

Carrousel Painting Workshop



Kenpo Karate Instructors


Theatre Instructors



Richland Academy is governed by a Board of Directors that supports and embraces the concept of Community Schools in Ohio.

Richland Academy of the Arts Board of Directors 2020-2021

Jessica Dulle, Business Development- Commercial Relationship Manager, Richland Bank

Sue Guimaraes, Educator, Musician 

Edwin Gutchall, Radio Talk Show Personality, Insurance Broker and owner of a DJ Service

Brian Hamilton (President), Vice President of Hamilton Insurance Service, Inc.

Scott Heiman-Richland Bank

Jim Henry (Treasurer), Senior Partner at WOB—Accountants and Advisors

Tim Hilterman, Whitcomb & Hess CPAs and Financial Advisors

Chris Hiner, President of Richland Bank

Joann Hipsher, Administrator in Traditional & Charter School, retired Superintendent/CAO of Foundation Academy in Mansfield

Don Hoover, Former County Judge and Practicing Attorney-at-Law and Partner in Weldon, Huston & Keyser, LLP

Jessica Hiser, Creative Communications Director, Spherion Mid-Ohio

Jason Metzger, Management MG Energy

Jim Nicholson Executive Director at Mid-Ohio Youth Mentoring

Pat Olson, a practicing Visual Artist and Realtor 

Ashley Pifer, Director of Community Engagement Mansfield YMCA



The staff at the Richland Academy shares in your desire for all to have an exceptional experience with the arts. The best way to see if the programs

currently offered at the Academy are a fit for you is to request information.

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