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artist , Secondary school educator

Judith Hapner Cettel, American Artist, secondary school educator. Certified teacher art K-12, Ohio. Recipient Golden Apple award Mason City Schools, 1988, Shining Star award, 1995, 96, Contemporary Design award Homerama-Cincinnati Home Builders Association, 1980; Arts in Education grantee Ohio Arts Council, 1987; grantee Arts Connection Pilot School, since 1996.


Cettel, Judith Hapner was born on August 28, 1945 in Langley, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Francis S. and Mary Louise (Ellers) Hapner.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1967. Master of Education, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1972. Student, La Varenne Cooking School, Paris, 1976.

Student, Alliance Francais, Paris, 1976.


Artist WMUB television, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1966-1967. Graduate teaching assistant Miami University, 1971-1972, graphic designer, assistant to editor department alumni affairs, 1967-1969. Teacher art Mason High School, 1969—2003.

Chair department fine arts K-12 Mason City School, 1980—1999, chair visual arts department, K-12, 1999—2003, retired, 2003. Partner Life Style Designs, Cincinnati, since 1978. Pilates instructor Pendelton Pilates, since 2003.

Freelance fine artist, Cincinnati, since 1967. Graphic designer/advertising director Hurrah! Gourmet Kitchenware and Cooking School, 1973—1980. Member crisis intervention team Mason City School, Mason, Ohio, 1993—1995, member faculty advisory board, Ohio, 1994—1996, coordinator curriculum fine arts, Ohio, 1995—1999, member building design team, Ohio, 1994, Mason, 99, member fine arts council, Ohio, 1998—2003.

Commissioned artist Big Pig Gig, Cincinnati, 1999—2000.


  • Certified teacher art K-12 Ohio, Pilates instructor 2004, Pilates for golf instructor 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Artist murals in various commercial and residential settings, since 1982. Represented in private collections, Ohio, Ohio, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia. Featured in article Arts and Activities Magazine, 1994.


Member, volunteer Mount Adams Civic Association, Cincinnati, since 1976, Mount Adams Garden Club. Advisory council member Association for Advancement of Arts in Education, 1995-1998, member long range planning team, 1996-2003. Member planning team Visiting Artists' Alliance.

Member National Education Association, Ohio Education Association, Mason Education Association, National Art Education Association, Ohio Art Education Association, Southwest Ohio Art Education Association, Association Advancement Arts Education.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, cooking, travel, historic restoration, painting murals and large canvases.


Francis S. Hapner

Mary Louise (Ellers) Hapner