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Mr. Ben Dize

Faculty Information

Department(s)
All Faculty
Title(s)
Fine Arts Dept Chair

Contact Information

School Email
(Primary)
School Phone
410 758-0620

Education

Degree(s)
B.A. University of Maryland, 1968
M.Ed. Towson State University, 1974

Other Information

Employed Since
1999
Biography


Ben Dize was born and raised in Crisfield, Maryland where he gained a deep appreciation for the Chesapeake Bay and its heritage. Ben graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1968 and received an M.Ed. from Towson State University in 1972. He began teaching in Howard County in February of 1969 and moved to teach art in Kent County in September of 1969. After completing 30 years of teaching at Kent County High School he started teaching art at Gunston in September of 1999. Besides art, Ben’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, boating and gardening. He enjoys cooking, learning Italian, and traveling.

FAVORITE PROJECT YOU'VE EVER ASSIGNED AND WHY?

Ongoing artistic observations.

Self-portrait of emotion: fear, anger etc .


WHAT IS THE #1 THING YOU WANT STUDENTS TO TAKE AWAY FROM THEIR TIME IN YOUR CLASS?

The realization of their unforeseen possibilities as an individual


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