Diane Kidd Gallery

Gallery Mission Statement



The mission of The Diane Kidd Gallery at Tiffin University is to educate, enrich lives, and enlarge the world of students, staff and the larger community by providing a dedicated venue in which to present quality arts exhibitions and programs by talented professional, amateur and student artists.




The Diane Kidd Gallery is open to the public during the academic year Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Fridays 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or by appointment by contacting Joseph Van Kerkhove at Tiffin University at vankerkhovejm@tiffin.edu. The Gallery is closed during Tiffin University academic vacations.


Group tours of the gallery’s shows are also available. The Diane Kidd Gallery is located in the Hayes Center for the Arts. For a campus map, click here.


Exhibitions for the 2021-2022 season are shown below.

Blanchard Valley Plein Air PaintersAug. 23, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2021
Aaron Pickens “Toy Tableaux”Oct. 11, 2021 – Nov. 19, 2021
Charity WhiteJan. 17, 2022 – Feb. 11, 2022
Julia MaddalinaFeb. 21, 2022 – March 25, 2022
Diane KiddApril 4, 2022 – May 6, 2022











Procedures & Proposals


The Diane Kidd Art Gallery operates under the direction of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tiffin University. Decisions regarding exhibitions are made by the Art Gallery Committee, and exhibitions are planned at least one year to two years in advance. Daily gallery operations are managed by Joseph Van Kerkhove, Art Gallery Director. Exhibition proposals may be sent to Mr. Van Kerkhove using the contact information below:

Tiffin University
J. Van Kerkhove/Hayes center for the Arts
155 Miami St 
Tiffin, OH 44883



Please include:

  • A minimum of twenty high-resolution digital images
  • Each image must be identified with First and Last Name, Title, Medium, Size, Date of artwork
  • Brief biography
  • Exhibition history
  • List of publications
  • Statement about proposed exhibition
  • Contact information: mailing address, telephone, email






Please contact:

Joseph Van Kerkhove, Director, Diane Kidd Art Gallery

Phone: 567-268-6018
E-mail: vankerkhovejm@tiffin.edu