Tuesday, January 12, 2010

College Art Association honors Nimmer's teaching

MassArt professor emeritus Dean Nimmer has won the 2010 "Distinguished Teaching of Art Award" from the College Art Association, the New York-based nonprofit has announced. The award will be presented at the association's annual conference in Chicago on Feb. 10.

Nimmer, the association says, "has had a distinguished, dynamic, and astonishing career as an educator, empowering generations of artists through his enthusiasm and unbridled creativity. After thirty-four years of teaching painting, drawing, and printmaking in Boston, Nimmer thwarted all expectations for a retired professor by embarking on a second career as community arts educator, author, and provocateur. His recently published book, Art from Intuition: Overcoming Your Fears and Obstacles to Making Art (New York: Watson-Guptill, 2008), is a vehicle for him to share his wisdom with a new generation of artists and educators."


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