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Bernard Young

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Biography: 

Bernard Young is a professor of art education in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. He has also served as coordinator of graduate studies in art education and director of the Eleanor A. Robb Children's Art Workshop since 1988. Young’s research interests are in multicultural issues in art and education with special interests in children’s development and learning. Young is also a practicing artist. He has received a number of awards, including the 2012 Lowenfeld Award, National Art Education Association and, also in 2012, he presented, the first annual Joseph F. McKrindle Lecture in Art Education, offered in conjunction with "Full Spectrum: Prints form the Brandywine Workshop," at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Education Department. 

Along with his teaching, Professor Young has served on numerous committees nationally, locally and at the university. A few of these are: Chair (2002-2003), of the Campus Environment Team at ASU. The Academic Assembly Council of The College Board (2001-2004). He chaired the University's Committee on African American and African Studies (1991-94). He served as a member of the University Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2005-2006 and on the College Board - National Task Force on the Arts in Education Steering Committee, 2007-2009. Exhibited art in the exhibition, Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 organized by the Tate Modern London. This exhibition will travel to various leading museums and open at The Broad, Los Angeles in 2019. 

Education: 

 

Cornell University, Doctor of Philosophy  (Ph.D.), College of Human Ecology

Cornell University, Master of Fine Arts, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning 

Bachelor of Fine Art, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Research Interests: 

Artura.org (2020)

Multicultural and multiethnic issues in art education, along with children’s developmental stages in art.

 

Research Group: 

Institute for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Education and the Arts (IDEEA) Based in Phildelphia, PA. Brandywine.

Publications: 

Some examples:

Citations and discussions in: A Teacher Guide Artura.org Database and Learning.Artura.org (2020)

Art, Culture and Ethnicity (2011), 2nd edition (ed.) Reston, VA: National Art Education Association. The first edition of Art, Culture and Ethnicity was published in 1990 and was a groundbreaking book. The latest edition is expanded to reflect 21st century changes in the cultural landscape and global consciousness about issues such as immigration and the assimilation of and contribution by racial and ethnic minorities to visual culture.

Prioritizing Multiculturalism in Art Education (2011), In B. Young, (Ed.) Art, Culture and Ethnicity. (2011) 2nd edition (ed.), Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Current research: utilization of the arts to address disparities in academic achievement among underserved groups (2011).

In 2007-09 he is served on the College Board’s steering committee, National Task Force on the Arts in Education (NTFAE) and jointly researched and published: Arts at the Core, At the core of Civilization, at the Core of Education (2009)Arts at the Core, Recommendations for Advancing the State of Arts Education in the 21st Century (2009). New York, NY: College Board.

Art Curriculum Influences: A National Survey, with LaPorte, A., Speirs, P., Young, B. In Studies in Art Education (2008).

Co-editor & writer with M. Erickson, Multicultural Artworlds: Enduring, Evolving, and Overlapping Tradition, (2002).

Developing the Eye of Shamba, A 65-Year Retrospective Exhibition of Eugene Grigsby, Jr., Artist and Educator, research and catalog Phoenix Art Museum (2001).

African American Art, a Los Angeles Legacy, Internet unit and research by H. Walker and B. Young (2000). NAEA.

An African-American Perspective on Multicultural Art Education, (1999), In Beyond Multicultural Art Education: International Perspectives. European Studies in Education. Waxmann Munster/New York. Munchen/Berlin.

Research Activity: 

Research on Artura (2020-21), Artura.org Database and Learning.Artura.org. A cross-curricular and cross-cultural learning project. This project consist of a website and teacher guide of the collection of Multicultural Art from Brandywine archives (over 1700 images). Maintains a permanent collection of selected prints in the ASU Art Museum. The focus of the Teacher Guide is to encourage professors of pre-licensure teachers and current classroom teachers (K-12) to use Artura.org as a primary resource for advancing multiculturalism in the curriculum.Currently materials are being tested in my art education classes. This is part of the virtual Institute for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Education and the Arts (IIDEE).

Equity and diversity chapter in the History of National Art Education Association book (publication pending). Artura Brandywine Multicultural artists developing web site.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, featuring work by more than 60 Black artists that was created over two revolutionary decades in American history. 

The exhibition, organized by Tate Modern in London, was slated to open at the MFAH in April, but it was delayed because of the pandemic lockdown at the previous venue in San Francisco, the de Young Museum. Soul of a Nation is on view in Houston from June 27 through August 30, 2020 as the final presentation of the three-year tour.

 

 

https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/soul-nation-art-in-age-of-black-power

Visit Soul of a Nation at The Broad, Los Angeles. 2019

The Broad’s presentation of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983, organized by the Tate Modern, London will be on view March 23 to September 1, 2019. I am honored to be part of this exhibition showing Wall of Consciousness, 1972. I would like to visit the exhibition and continue to study its contents along with studying African American and Cultural diverse artists at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art. This research will bring new ideas and historical information that will add to my ongoing research, professional development and support the content of my course on Multicultural Issues in art Education. 

 

 

 

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
ARE 592Research
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
ARE 482Teaching Art Processes
ARE 530Issues in Teaching Studio Art
ARE 584Internship
ARE 590Reading and Conference
ARE 592Research
ARE 599Thesis
ARE 684Internship
ARE 690Reading and Conference
ARE 695Continuing Registration
ARE 795Continuing Registration
ARE 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ARE 482Teaching Art Processes
ARE 535Research/Teaching Studio Art
ARE 590Reading and Conference
ARE 592Research
DCI 790Reading and Conference
DCI 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ARE 482Teaching Art Processes
ARE 535Research/Teaching Studio Art
ARE 590Reading and Conference
ARE 599Thesis
DCI 790Reading and Conference
DCI 799Dissertation
Honors / Awards: 
  • 2012 Lowenfeld Award, National Art Education Association
  • 2012 First Annual Joseph F. McKrindle Lecture in Art Education, offered in conjunction with Full Spectrum: Prints form the Brandywine Workshop, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Education Department.
  • 2004 International Ziegfeld Award, United States Society for Education through Art
  • 2004 Temple University, Tyler School of Art Outstanding Alumni Gallery of Success
  • 2003 Class of Distinguished Fellows, National Art Education Association.
  • 2008 Herberger College of the Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, Arizona State University
  • 1992 College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teacher Award  
Service: 

Along with his teaching, Professor Young has served on numerous committees nationally, locally and at the university. A few of these are: Chair (2002-2003), of the Campus Environment Team at ASU. The Academic Assembly Council of The College Board (2001-2004). He chaired the University's Committee on African American and African Studies (1991-94). He served as a member of the University Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2005-2006 and on the College Board - National Task Force on the Arts in Education Steering Committee, 2007-2009. 

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