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Erin Price named Higher Education Art Educator of the Year

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Erin Price

March 15, 2021

Erin Price, graduate student instructor, PhD student, and researcher recently won the Missouri Art Education Association’s (MAEA) Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award.

The mission of MAEA is to preserve and perpetuate visual art education through opportunities, collaboration and promotion. This award honors the dedication of those who have demonstrated exemplary art education instruction and high impact throughout the state.

In her nomination, Linda Helmick, assistant professor of art education in the Department of Learning, Teaching & Curriculum, said: “Erin exemplifies what it means to be an outstanding artist, researcher and teacher. She models through action, a continuous passion for learning and tireless desire to give back to the community. She inspires greatness in all of us. In her I see all the qualities I hope to nurture in all students. Her tireless devotion seamlessly interwoven with her love of students and tireless service to the university community are the qualities of a noteworthy student leader and a lifelong learner.”

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