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artist , art educator

Billy Ray Sandusky, American art educator, artist. Named to Who's Who in American Art, since 1984; fellow, Eli Lilly Foundation, 1992; grantee, St. Mary's College, 1998, 2003, 2005. Member of College Art Assn.


Sandusky, Billy Ray was born on October 23, 1945 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. Son of Wilroe Sandusky and Estelle Ware.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, Tulane University, 1970.


Printer, instructor Santa Reparata Graphic Arts, Florence, Italy, 1973—1980. Instructor Rome program St. Mary's College, 1977—1980, associate professor Notre Dame, Indiana, 1980—2000, professor, chair art department, since 2000. Instructor graduate program Loyola University, Florence, 1979—1980.

Board directors Mid-American College Art Association, Indianapolis, 1990—1998. Founding member, executive board Mid-American Print Council, South Bend, Indiana, 1991—1994. Evaluator Indiana Arts Commission, South Bend, 1990, grant review panelist, 99.

Member National Scholastic Arts Advisory Panel, South Bend, 1983—1986.


Member of College Art Assn.


  • Other Interests

    Painting, printmaking, book art, gardening, cooking.


Married Giovanna Lenzi, June 28, 1980. Children: Marco G., Matteo G.

Wilroe Sandusky

Estelle Ware

Giovanna Lenzi

Marco G. Sandusky

Matteo G. Sandusky