Brad Bachmeier to receive MN Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award at the Art Educators of Minnesota Annual Conference on Saturday, November 4 in St. Cloud. Bachmeier was nominated by Jeremy Holien who is Minnesota’s Director of Visual and Media Arts at the Perpich Center. “Brad has come to epitomize the meaning of artist/teacher. While establishing a national reputation for his artwork he has also built an outstanding reputation for MSUM’s Art Education program which is now the largest within a 3 state region.”