Larry Gronewold

Coordinator, Visual Arts Education, Visiting Assistant Professor/Arts Education

Larry Gronewold has been teaching at University of Northwestern for 11 years. Prior to coming to Northwestern, Gronewold taught in public elementary and middle schools both in Iowa and Minnesota. He has over twenty years of experience working in the field of visual arts education. His professional involvements at University of Northwestern have included teaching courses in visual arts education, supervising art methods and student teachers, developing new art courses and providing leadership on student art trips both internationally and nationally.

He believes that the greatest asset of teaching at Northwestern is the ability to freely and intentionally point out the relationship of art learning and Christian world-view thinking. Gronewold is involved in professional leadership responsibilities with his active role in the Minnesota Art Educators Association, currently serving as their membership chair.

Specialty Areas

  • Visual Arts Education
  • Preparation of K–12 Visual Arts Teachers


M.Ed., University of Minnesota
B.F.A., University of Northern Iowa

Professional Organizations

  • National Art Educators Association
  • Minnesota Art Educators Association- Past Memebership Chair
  • Minnesota High School League- Visual Arts Judge

Office: Totino Fine Arts Center 3366
Phone: 651-286-7479