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Published: Wednesday, 3/21/2007

Artist selected by ONU for sculpture of founder

ADA, Ohio A visiting professor of art at Hillsdale College has been selected to create a bronze sculpture of Ohio Northern University founder Henry Solomon Lehr.

ONU officials announced the selection of Tad R. McKillop for the commissioned sculpture, which is expected to be unveiled Oct. 6 as part of ONU s Homecoming weekend.

The sculpture, which will be a 1 times-life-size likeness, will stand in a garden between the university s new business administration building and the 1915 Hill building.

Mr. McKillop has a master of fine arts degree from the graduate school of figurative art of the New York Academy of Art and has won numerous awards for his work.

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