Ed.D., M.A., University of Cincinnati; B.A., College of Mount St. Joseph


Dr. Bollen is a professor Emerita of Art  in the Department of Art, Fine Art and Art Education and a consultant of the Mount’s Art Education program. She has been teaching art since 1968 and has been a Mount faculty member since 1977.

Dr. Bollen has a lengthy exhibition record of her dyed/printed/painted fabric at the local, state and national levels. Her research interest is in the history of women artists, and she has received many awards, including the Mount’s Distinguished Teaching Award, the Alumni Faculty Appreciation Award, the Outstanding Ohio Art Educator, the NAEA’s Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator: Western Region, the 2004 Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s Ruhlin Memorial Award for Excellence in Fiber, and the 2005 Micah Fund Award.