Chester J. Alkema

individual, ENTITY.3311
Life Dates:
b. 1932
Artist Biography:
Chester J. Alkema was a Professor at Grand Valley State University for 32 years before he retired in 1999. He taught art education at G.V.S.U. and has written fourteen books on teaching children about art. Alkema was the first to receive Grand Valley's Contribution to a Discipline Award in 1982 and he received the Michigan Art Education Association's Teacher of the Year award in higher education in 1979.

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