FSU at 2023 National Art Education Association Conference

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education had another tremendous showing at this year’s National Art Education Association Conference in San Antonio! FSU Alum and an Emeritus Professor received a number of awards, including (but not limited to): Debrah Sickler-Voigt (Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year), Yichien Cooper (USSEA Ziegfeld Service Award … [Read more…]

Guest Speaking for Art Ed Course at Teachers College, Columbia University

Thanks to Dr. Ami Kantawala for inviting Ryan Shin (from the University of Arizona) and me to virtually chat with her graduate class at Teachers College, Columbia University in NYC about research methods in art education. Ryan talked about quasi-experimental methods, and I talked about using surveys as instruments to collect data. (I always learn … [Read more…]

FSU Hosts “Art & Education for Social Justice Symposium”

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education recently hosted the “Arts & Education Social Justice Symposium” on our campus in Tallahassee, FL. It was an inspiring event expertly co-organized by my good friends and colleagues, Dr. Rachel Fendler and Dr. Amber Ward, and supported by Dean James Frazier and Departmental Chair, Dr. Sara Scott Shields. … [Read more…]

FSU at Art Education Research Institute Symposium

The Florida State University Department of Art Education had an excellent showing at the 2022 Art Education Research Institute Symposium, expertly co-lead by FSU associate professor (Dr. Rachel Fendler), Dr. Fiona Blaikie, and Dr. Mira Kallio-Tavin. Presentations were given by FSU Alumni and faculty members – past and present – including, but not limited to, … [Read more…]

FAEA Conference: FSU Presenters & Award Winners

Florida State University had another great showing at the annual Florida Art Education Association Conference in October. Presentations were given by FSU Alumni, Faculty, and students including, but not limited to: Caiti Bauer, Minki Jeon, Dr. Nicole Crane, Dr. Laurie Hoppock, Allison Prater, Egda Claudio, Latonya Hicks, Dr. Rachel Fendler, Dr. Sara Scott Shields, Katharyn … [Read more…]

Participation in “International Conference on Narrative” and “International Conference on the Arts in Society”

In the past month, I attended two international virtual conferences. It was an honor to have my proposal selected among the slate of presentations for the International Conference on the Arts in Society in Spain and the International Conference on Narrative in England. In the UK, my presentation was paired with presentations by scholars from … [Read more…]

Anthony Woodruff Completes PhD in Art Education at FSU

Congratulations to Anthony Woodruff, who recently defended his doctoral dissertation within the Department of Art Education at Florida State University. Anthony‚Äôs dissertation was titled ” Creating Visitor-Centered Museum Experiences for Adults With Developmental Disabilities: A Collaborative Case Study”. Whether it was switching data collection sites due to COVID-19 restrictions, return to K-12 work, or flexibly … [Read more…]