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Lisa Bixenstine Safford, American art educator. Grantee faculty and curriculum development grant, AACU, 2000, Summer Institute for College Teachers, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1999, Summer Seminar for College Teachers, 1993, 1995.


Safford, Lisa Bixenstine was born on January 8, 1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Vertus Edwin Bixenstine, Anita Bixenstine.


Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1987. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1984—1984. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1980.

Bachelor, Kent State University, 1976. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kent State University, 1977.


Instructor Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, 1980—1983, Stephan F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1983—1987. Assistant professor Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1987—1988. Associate professor, chair art department Hiram College, Hiram, 1988—2002, professor, chair art department, since 2002.

Docent instructor Butler Insit. American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1988—1989, Columbus Art Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 1980—1983.


Member of American Association of University Professors, Asian Studies Development Program (Fulbright-Hays Field Study in Japan 1997), Asianetwork (Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty fellow 2000, Freeman Foundation College in Asia Summer Institute 1998), Midwest Art History Society, College Art Association American.


  • Other Interests

    Running, travel, guitar.


Married Platt Rogers Safford. Children: Gabriel, Audrey, Anthony.

Vertus Edwin Bixenstine Safford

Platt Rogers Safford

Gabriel Safford

Audrey Safford

Anthony Safford