Dawn Ward received her B.A. in Journalism from Northeastern State University in 1985 and her graduate degrees; M.A. in Printmaking, 1991 and Ph.D. in Art History & Education, 1998 are from New York University. She taught at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Northeastern State University, OK, and Franklin Pierce College, NH, and Becker College, MA, prior to her current position as Department Head & Professor of Art at Arkansas Tech University.

 

Ward was awarded an ATU Professional Development Grant in 2014 for advanced study in digital printmaking at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and a 2011 Seminar Fellowship in Renaissance Art History at the High Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and the Kress Foundation.  Her edited work “The Sea is My Brother, The Lost Novel” by Jack Kerouac, was published in November of 2011 by Penguin Classics UK. She has written and contributed to various bodies of work, served on panels such as the “Artist’s Talk on Art’ series at SOHO20 Gallery in New York City and has presented her research at many conferences including the “Beat Literature Symposium” at UMASS Lowell and the “Living Literature Conference” at Northeastern State University.  Ward is also a practicing artist whose recent work was included in the “ATU Biennial Faculty Exhibition” at Arkansas Tech University in 2012 and the “Sustainable Source Exhibition” at Longwood University in 2008.

 

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Dawn Ward received her B.A. in Journalism from Northeastern State University in 1985 and her graduate degrees; M.A. in Printmaking, 1991 and Ph.D. in Art History & Education, 1998 are from New York University. She taught at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette, Northeastern State University, OK, and Franklin Pierce College, NH, and Becker College, MA, prior to her current position as Department Head & Professor of Art at Arkansas Tech University.

 

Ward was awarded an ATU Professional Development Grant in 2014 for advanced study in digital printmaking at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and a 2011 Seminar Fellowship in Renaissance Art History at the High Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges and the Kress Foundation.  Her edited work “The Sea is My Brother, The Lost Novel” by Jack Kerouac, was published in November of 2011 by Penguin Classics UK. She has written and contributed to various bodies of work, served on panels such as the “Artist’s Talk on Art’ series at SOHO20 Gallery in New York City and has presented her research at many conferences including the “Beat Literature Symposium” at UMASS Lowell and the “Living Literature Conference” at Northeastern State University.  Ward is also a practicing artist whose recent work was included in the “ATU Biennial Faculty Exhibition” at Arkansas Tech University in 2012 and the “Sustainable Source Exhibition” at Longwood University in 2008.