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Name Arnold, Aden
Other names Aden Forest Arnold
Dates & places of birth and death b. 1901 Jefferson, Iowa
d. 1973 Spokane, Washington
Nationality or Tribal Affiliation American
Occupation Artist, Professor of Art
Notes Arnold was Professor of Art at the University of Montana from 1939 to 1969, except for two years while on the faculty at Syracuse University. He chaired the UM Department of Art from 1946 through 1954. He was a founding member of the Montana Institute of the Arts and the Montana Art Education Association.

Arnold studied under artist Grant Wood at the State University of Iowa, where he earned his BA and MA degrees in 1925 and 1928, respectively. Following graduation, Arnold taught graphic and plastic arts at the University of Iowa while exhibiting at institutions nationwide, including the Corcoran Gallery and the National Academy of Design. Many of his works can be found in Iowa's government buildings.
Relationships Brothers: Dean and Paul
Places of residence Missoula, Montana
Role Artist
Titles & Honors 1946-1954: Chairman of the Art Department, University of Montana
Education 1925: B.A. State University of Iowa, Iowa City
1928: M.A. State University of Iowa, Iowa City

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