Department of Art


Thomas Lingeman

Professor of Art
3D Studies – Sculpture

Tom Lingeman artwork
bronze and steel

Tom Lingeman, works primarily in cast bronze and welded steel.  He is also a draughtsman who uses drawing and painting as a means of designing and planning sculpture, and as well as an end in itself.

Professor Lingeman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education from Ball State University in 1973 and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1979 where he specialized in lost wax investment casting.  He joined the faculty of the University of Toledo to teach Sculpture at the Toledo Museum of Art in 1979 and continues today as a Sculptor and Professor of Art.   

Mr. Lingeman’s work can be found in numerous public and private collections including “Every Generation” at the Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center, “A Collection of Forces” at The University of Findlay and "Time Traveler," a memorial for the late Milford Romanoff at the University of Toledo.  Tom has produced exhibitions and has lectured numerous times at the Glasgow School of Art in Glasgow, Scotland.  He has also shown at La Camara De Comercio in Toledo, Spain and The Vesprem County Art Association in Balatonalmadi, Hungary.

M.F. A. Sculpture
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL

B.S., Sculpture, Art Education
Ball State University

CS 1100
Center for Sculptural Studies
Museum Campus
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Last Updated: 3/6/18