In memoriam of Professor Emeritus Robert Arnold
We are sad to share that AAEP Emeritus Professor of Art Education, Robert Arnold passed away in October. He was a professor in the Departments of Art Education and Art at The Ohio State University, where he taught courses in contemporary art and art criticism. Arnold was Acting Associate Dean of the College of the Arts 1986-1987, Acting Dean of the College of the Arts 1987-1988, and Associate Dean of the College of the Arts from 1988 to 1990.He was also Associate Provost for Instruction and Curriculum at Ohio State from 1990 to 1994. He was Vice Provost for Academic Program Support from 1994 to 1996 and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies from 1996 to 1997. He returned to full time teaching in the Department of Art Education in Autumn 1997 and retired in 2005.
Arnold authored numerous articles on contemporary art and art education and lectured on these subjects throughout the United States. His paintings have been shown in 15 one-man exhibitions and more than 200 group exhibitions in the United States, Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. His paintings have been the subject of articles and reviews in numerous publications, including Art in America.