Dr. Steve Baldwin - Winner of 2012 Barbara Jordan Media Award

Texas School for the Deaf Salutes Former Educator, Curator and Historian - Dr. Steve Baldwin - Winner of 2012 Barbara Jordan Media Award 

Austin, Texas – April 11, 2013   Baldwin - among winners in categories including writing, television, photojournalism, print and online media - received the 2012 BJMA for his special contribution by an individual. 

Representing the work of eight artists from different periods and different mediums, Baldwin’s exhibit meticulously chronicled the contributions by famous deaf Texan, Erastus “Deaf” Smith - a spy, scout and soldier during the Texas Revolution. Baldwin's work featured various historic paintings, photos, knives, a curious street sign, video and a wax figure of Smith himself. The exhibit was on display in the Capitol {ground floor} rotunda during April 2012. 

            Award recipients will be honored at the Barbara Jordan Media Awards Ceremony dinner this Saturday, April 13, at College Park Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington, 7:00 p.m.

Baldwin was a teacher at TSD from 1990-2008.

    For more, visit: http://governor.state.tx.us/disabilities/awards/barbara_jordan_media_awards/.