Faculty & Staff




 Dance Department



 Private Music Lesson Instructors





 Liz Kan




Visual Arts Instructors


Ken Barnett

Carrousel Painting Workshop



Kenpo Karate Instructors


Theatre Instructors


Maria Getz Beery

Theatre Instructor


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 2021-2022

Jessica Dulle

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 Heimann, Trust Officer, Park National Bank

Jim Henry (Treasurer), WOB Accountants and Advisors

Tim Hilterman, Whitcomb & Hess CPAs and Financial Advisors

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, Vice President of MG Energy

Jim Nicholson Executive Director at Mid-Ohio Youth Mentoring

Pat Olson, Visual Artist and Realtor 

Ashley Pifer, Director of Community Engagement at 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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