Assistant Dean for Arts Education
Founding Director, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Access Program
Raymond Veon is currently the Assistant Dean for Arts Education in the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University, a professor in the Department of Art & Design, and is also the Founding Director for the college’s Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Access Program, an endowed program serving students with special needs through the arts. Professor Veon was formerly the Director of Fine and Performing Arts in the Atlanta Public Schools in Atlanta, GA. He has been recognized for his artwork and teaching, and has received numerous grants totaling $1.3M from funders such as VSA Arts, The McCarthy-Dressman Foundation, and two grants from the U.S Department of Education.
His undergraduate studies occurred at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, where he majored in Art Education and Philosophy. After receiving a National Fellowship in Art Education and completing his MFA in Painting at the Maryland Institute, College of Art, he had several one person shows, with his artwork appearing in New American Paintings. In addition to his work as a painter, he has developed a body of site-specific and conceptual artwork at the Burren College of Art in Ireland.