FSU Art Education Professor, Rachel Fendler, Recognized by Leon County Schools

Congratulations to my good friend and colleague- Dr. Rachel Fendler of Florida State University’s Department of Art Education- for her recent recognition at the Leon County Schools Outstanding Partners for Excellence Awards Ceremony. Rachel was recognized for her “Art for Life” Mentoring Program involving her graduate students and students at Augusta RAA Middle School. We … [Read more…]

Florida State University Earns Accolades at National Art Education Convention

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education had an excellent showing at the 2019 National Art Education Association Convention in Boston. Our own Dr. Sara Scott Shields was honored as the Southeastern Region’s Higher Educator of the Year. FSU Alumna Dr. Susannah Brown was named the Higher Educator of the Year. FSU Alumnus Jaehan Bae … [Read more…]

FSU Art Therapy Supports Community Recovering from Hurricane Michael

The Tallahassee Democrat recently featured a front page article on the efforts of Florida State University professor, Dr. Barbara Parker-Bell, and her art therapy students for their efforts to bring hope and support to Bay County students still recovering from Hurricane Michael through their “Stars of Hope” project. Barbara and her students truly represent the … [Read more…]

Florida State University Art Education Faculty Member, Student, Alumna Receive FAEA Awards

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education had a wonderful presence at the recent Florida Art Education Association Conference in St. Petersburg, FL. FSU had an amazing showing at the Awards Ceremony where Dr. Sara Scott Shields was named Florida’s Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, FSU student (Danielle Henn) received the Student Achievement … [Read more…]

Florida State Co-sponsors, Shines at Art Education Research Institute Symposium

Florida State University’s College of Fine Arts was a proud co-sponsor of the 3rd annual Art Education Research Institute Symposium held on the campus of Northern Illinois University, Naperville. The symposium featured research presentations from leading scholars in art education across North America including FSU professors (Dr. Sara Scott Shields and Jeff Broome), alumni (Dr. … [Read more…]

FSU Department of Art Ed Closes Spring Semester with Honors

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education closed out the Spring Semester of 2018 with multiple accolades. Congratulations to our Preservice Graduates (Emily Ann McCullers Kelly, Kimberly Stearns, Haley Edson, Capri Andrews, Sammantha Sanchez, Leigha Kelly-Knight, and Jessica Barthle) who have completed our teacher certification program and are ready to take on the world as … [Read more…]

Florida State University Shines at National Art Education Association Conference

Florida State University‚Äôs Department of Art Education displayed an impressive presence at the 2018 National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Seattle, Washington. Annually, NAEA hosts the largest gathering of art educators in the world and this year was no exception with over 4,000 art educators in attendance and more than 1,000 sessions, workshops, tours, … [Read more…]

“Art & Education for Social Justice” Symposium was an Inspiring Success

The “Art and Education for Social Justice Symposium” hosted by the Department of Art Education on the campus of Florida State University on January 27th and 28th (https://art4socialjustice.wordpress.com ) was an inspiring success! The conference chair, Dr. Rachel Fendler – along with our co-sponsors from the University of Georgia- organized an amazing line-up that featured … [Read more…]