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Herberger College Art Education professor receives major national award


March 11, 2004

TEMPE, Ariz. – Bernard Young, Professor of Art Education at ASU’s Herberger College School of Art, is the recipient of the 2004 Edwin Ziegfeld Award sponsored by the United States Society for Education through Art.

The USSEA presents the Edwin Ziegfeld Awards annually to honor one American and one international art educator. The recipients must have made outstanding and internationally recognized contributions to art education through exceptional records of achievement in scholarly writing, research, professional service or community service.

Young’s field of specialty deals with multi-cultural issues in art education and he has authored and edited several books and numerous articles on the subject.

"I am pleasantly surprised and delighted that my colleagues in the most prominent international organization in art and education recognized the significance my research and publications," Young said.

Young is the second Herberger College faculty member in three years to receive the Ziegfeld Award. In 2002, Mary Stokrocki – another member of the Art Education Faculty – also received the award.

The award will be presented to Young, April 19, in Denver, Colo., at the USSEA International Luncheon. 

The School of Art is a division of The Katherine K. Herberger College of Fine Arts at Arizona State University. Its printmaking, photography and art education programs are nationally ranked in the top 10, and its master of fine arts program is ranked eighth among public institutions by “U.S.News & World Report.” To learn more about the School of Art, visit http://art.asu.edu

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