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Ronald Trent Anderson, American Art educator. Certified teacher, Massachusetts. Recipient Beacon award for excellence in education Springfield School Committee, 1992, 14 awards for painting and printmaking in juried art exhibitions United States and Canada, Massachusetts Art Educator of Year award Massachusetts Art Education Association, 1999.


Anderson, Ronald Trent was born on October 10, 1938 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Delmar LeRoy and Violet (Doering) Anderson.


Bachelor of Science in Art Education, University of Wisconsin, 1961; Master of Science in Art, University of Wisconsin, 1962; Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1963.


Teacher, Waupun (Wisconsin) High School, 1961; teaching assistant rural art program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1961-1963; teacher, Bloom Township High School, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1963-1967; assistant professor art education, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1967-1969; teacher, Springfield (Massachusetts) Public Schools, since 1969.


  • Certified teacher, Massachusetts.


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  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections University Wisconsin-Madison, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Westfield College, Walter J. Kohler, Junior, family, work reproduced in, Prize-Winning Watercolors Book I, 1963, Prize-Winning Watercolors Book II, 1964, The Art of Written Forms, 1969, one-man shows include Arts Unlimited Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1965, Bradley Gallery, 1967, Burnett Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2005, retrospective University Wisconsin-Madison, 2006, retrospective Westfield College, Massachusetts, 2007, exhibited in group shows at Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, 1962, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois, 1965, 1967, National Design Center, Chicago, Illinois, 1967, Dalhousie University, 1967, Montreal (Canada) Museum Fine Arts, 1968, Boston Symphony Hall, 1992, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1998, International Biennale Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy, 2005, numerous others. Author: Pleasure Of Discovery, 2008.


Member of National Education Association, International Platform Association (First Prize for Graphics Exhibition 1995, Best of Show award 2001), National Art Education Association, Salmagundi Club (Rita Duis Memorial award 2003, Gene Magazzini Memorial award traditional oil 2003, Joseph DiMare award 2005, Elizabeth K. Ellis Artists Fellowship award 2006, Gwynne Lennon prize 2007, Margery Soroka Memorial award 2008), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: studying the arts and humanities, foreign travel, bicycling, photography, fishing.


Married Barbara Groffman, June 9, 1962 (deceased 2006). 1 child: Brett Erland.

Delmar LeRoy Anderson

Violet (Doering) Anderson

Barbara Groffman

Brett Erland Anderson