Faculty, students, alumni speak at Art Education conference, Brushes with History
Thu. October 29, 2015
Dr. Paul Bolin served on the organizing committee for the conference, Brushes with History: Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History. The conference takes places at the Teachers College at Columbia University November 19–22, 2015.
Department of Art and Art History faculty, alumni, and students presenting include:
Dr. Christina Bain, “The Fabric of Our Lives: Discovering Art Education History Through Puppets, Place, and Pedagogy”
Dr. Heidi Powell, “Becoming a Curator of Memories: Memorializing Memory and Place in Art Making for Art Education”
Amanda Barbee (M.A. in Art Education, 2015), “Red Scaring Students: The Cold War’s Effects on American Education”
Debra Hardy (M.A. in Art Education, 2015), “The Detrimental Effects of McCarthyism on African-American Art Institutions”
Kirstie Parkinson (M.A. in Art Education, 2015), “Life and Work of Helen Gardner: Examining Art Through the Ages”
Elise Chevalier (M.A. candidate in Art Education), “Lessons From Dorothy Dunn: The Studio at the Santa Fe Indian School”
Allison Clark (M.A. candidate in Art Education), “(Re)Telling Stories in Art Museums as a Wartime Service, 1917-1918”
Rebecca Dearlove (M.A. candidate in Art Education), “The Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Film: How Educational Film Programs Responded to Social and Cultural Changes in the United States”
Michelle Voss (M.A. candidate in Art Education) “Women’s Work: Art Education for Women in Late 19th Century America”
Early bird registation available through November 1, 2015.
Leslie Mutchler and Jason Urban present paper at Impact 9: Printmaking in the Post-Print Age
Wed. September 30, 2015
Leslie Mutchler and Jason Urban will present at a conference entitled, IMPACT 9: Printmaking in the Post-Print Age. The conference will occur at at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China and is sponsored by the Center for Fine Print Research at University of West England.
Their essay, "Assembly," examines the rewards of labor, the value of the handmade, and the relationship of maker and consumer, through the work of contemporary print artists.