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’s 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…]

Presentation at International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

I recently attended the International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative (virtually of course). It was an honor to have my proposal selected among the slate of presentations. (FSU art education doctoral student, Chris Omni, gave a wonderful presentation too!) My presentation was paired with presentations by scholars from and working with students from the U.S., … [Read more…]

FSU’s Big Presence at NAEA Convention

Florida State University had a great showing at this year’s National Art Education Association Conference. FSU faculty members (Sara Scott Shields, Rachel Fendler, Amber Ward) and students (Egda Claudio, Stevie Newbold, Sena Karatas Ozturk, Elizabeth Odom) all gave presentations. FSUS retired professor Debi Barrett-Hayes won the Mac Arthur Goodwin Award, while FSU alumna (Debrah Sickler-Voigt) … [Read more…]

Hsiu-Chun Yang Completes PhD in Art Education at FSU

Congratulations to Hsiu-Chun Yang, who recently defended her doctoral dissertation in art education at Florida State University. We’re so proud of you, Dr. Yang! It was my pleasure to co-direct Hsiu’s dissertation with my good friend and colleague, Dr. Rachel Fendler. Congratulations, Hsiu!