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artist , Secondary school educator

Dennis William Capps was American secondary school educator, artist. Certified secondary teacher mathematics, visual arts, Ohio. Recipient Jennings Scholarship award Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, 1974-1975, Golden Apple Teacher award, Mason City School System, 1988.


Capps, Dennis William was born on March 14, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Hoyle and Alice Gertrude Capps.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Fairmont State College, 1968. Master of Education, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1975. Postgraduate, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1992.

Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1992. Postgraduate, Wright State University, 1992.


Secondary schools teacher mathematics Mason (Ohio) City Schools, 1968-1989, secondary schools teacher visual arts, 1989-1998. Retired, 1998

Assistant cultural arts director Middfest International, since 1997. Chairman Youth Arts Exhibition, Summerfair, Cincinnati, 1991-1997.

Member, official photographer Multi-cultural On-site Curriculum Writing Project, Mexico, summer 1993. Member regional evaluating team North Central Accrediting Association.


  • Certified secondary teacher mathematics, visual arts, Ohio.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Artique Gallery, Middletown, Ohio, 1997. 4-man show Agora Gallery, New York City, 1998, Base Gallery, Cincinnati, 1999, Middfest International, 2003, Main Cross Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky, 2003. Exhibited in group shows, including Miami University, 1975, Middletown Fine Arts Center, 1980, 96, 97, 98, Fitton Center for Arts, Hamilton, Ohio, 1996, 97, 98, 99, San Giuseppe Gallery, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, 1997, Hargis Unique Gallery, Pomona, California, 1997, Cincinnati Art Academy, 1997, Pendleton Art Center, Cincinnati, 1998.

      Represented by Hargis Unique Gallery, 1996-1997, Agora Gallery, 1997-1998, Base Gallery, Cincinnati, 1999-2001, Main Cross Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky, since 1999.


Member National Education Association, Ohio Education Association, Mason Education Association (treasurer 1975-1976, vice president 1979-1980), National Art Education Association, Ohio Art Education Association (state board directors 1993-1995, presenter convention 1993, 94, local convention coordinator, 1995), Southwest Ohio Art Education Association (regional director 1993-1995), American Mensa Society, Intertel, Cincinnati Art Museum, Contemporary Arts Center.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, drawing, painting, pocket billiards.


Children: Andrea Diane, Adrienne Kathleen.

William Hoyle

Alice Gertrude Capps

Andrea Diane Capps

Adrienne Kathleen Capps