Ken and Linda Shaffer

An art exhibit celebrating the 60-year marraige of Ken and Linda Shaffer will be shown through June 28 at the Schnormeier Gallery at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery will present a retrospective of Ken and Linda Shaffer’s artwork, titled “Celebrate!”

This exhibit will be on display in the gallery from May 28 to June 28. The couple will be celebrating their anniversary on June 7, with a reception at the Schnormeier Gallery from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Shaffers, of Gambier, began their exciting journey on June 7, 1959. For the next 60 years, art and its ministry have been intertwined with their lives, family and communities. The couple started the North Main Gallery which cemented art’s presence and relevance in downtown Mount Vernon.

Looking back, the Shaffer’s pause to rejoice in all the blessings they have been provided.

The Schnormeier Gallery is located at 221 S. Main St., Mount Vernon, on the first floor of MVNU’s Buchwald Center. It is open Monday through Friday, from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the Schnormeier gallery at