Charles Herndon

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Charles Herndon
Residence Kellys Island, Ohio
Nationality American
Education BFA, Sculpture, Cleveland Institute of Art
Awards Coast Guard Public Service Commendation

Charles "Chuck" Herndon is an American artist,[1] creating sculptures in stone, metal, and wood, as well as works in painting and photography. He recently retired from Columbus College of Art and Design as Professor Emeritus[2] and presently works out of his studios on Kelleys Island in Lake Erie: a sculpture studio built in 1980 and a painting and photography studio built in 2000.

Charles Herndon has a BFA in Sculpture from the Cleveland Institute of Art.[3]

In 2007, Charles Herndon rescued a boy who survived a plane crash just off of Kelleys Island.[4] In recognition for his actions, he was awarded a Coast Guard Public Service Commendation for heroism.[5]

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  1. ^ "Charles Herndon", Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry, retrieved 2009-10-29 
  2. ^ CCAD Emeritus Faculty Bios, retrieved 2009-10-29 
  3. ^ "Charles Herndon", CIA Online Alumni Gallery, retrieved 2009-10-29 
  4. ^ Lammers, Jacob (September 5, 2007), "Crash jolted memory for rescuer", Sandusky Register, retrieved 2009-10-29 
  5. ^ Officer, External Affairs (2007), "Hero Recognized", Ninth Coast Guard District Public Affairs, retrieved 2009-10-29