|Harold Pearse is an Alberta artist who is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta, a Sessional Instructor in the Department of Elementary Education and a Drawing Instructor in the Faculty of Extension. Harold Pearse recently moved to Nova Scotia. From 1971 to 2001 he was a Professor of Art Education at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Between 1995 and 1999 he served as Associate Dean (Academic) of the College. Educated at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Harold Pearse has delivered numerous presentations, lectures and workshops to art and education groups at the local, national and international levels and has authored numerous articles and chapters on various aspects of art education for Canadian and American professional journals and anthologies. He is the co-author of a history of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, called The First Hundred Years and editor of From Drawing to Visual Culture: A History of Art Education in Canada (McGill-Queens Press, 2006).|
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