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Upcoming Event: Allies4Art Fundraiser

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 | Comments Off

Upcoming Event: Allies4Art Fundraiser

Save the date of Thursday, November 6th for Allies4Art’s screening of A Sense of Place: A Portrait of Mark Messersmith. A reception will take place beginning at 6pm and the film screening will begin at 7pm. This is an exciting opportunity to meet with the film makers (Dr. Tom Anderson of the Department of Art Education and Barry Fraser) and artist. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. RSVP Jessica Comas at (850) 645-0701 or jcomas@fsu.edu A donation of $50 is suggested and can be paid to the FSU Foundation. For more information...

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You’re Invited: College Leadership Council Halloween Party

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 | Comments Off

You’re Invited: College Leadership Council Halloween Party

  You are cordially invited to join the College Leadership Council for their first annual Halloween party, this Thursday, October 30th! “Join us for a spooky gathering on October 30, 2015 in the lobby at the William Johnston Building. This is CLC’s first event this year and a great opportunity to come mingle with students from all the departments across the college. Costumes are encouraged: Prizes will be awarded to the best costumes of the night! FREE Momo’s Pizza, soft drinks and candy too! Meet someone new and have fun while...

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Alumni Spotlight: YiChien Cooper

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 | Comments Off

Alumni Spotlight: YiChien Cooper

FSU alumna Dr. YiChien Cooper recently became acting president of the World Chinese Art Education Association. Dr.Cooper  was kind enough to sit down with us and answer some questions about her new position and her previous experiences with art education. Did you ever imagine obtaining the position that you have today?    I have to say that I never really thought I would be in the position of acting president for the World Chinese Art Education Association. When I finished my PhD I planned to solely pursue an academic career and figured I...

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Arts Integration and Collaboration at the University’s Billion Dollar Campaign Kick-Off

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 | Comments Off

Arts Integration and Collaboration at the University’s Billion Dollar Campaign Kick-Off

This past Friday October the 17th, the university’s Billion Dollar Campaign Kick-Off event took place at the Civic Center. This prestigious gala marked the beginning of the second half of the campaign to raise a billion dollars. A thousand guests were invited to the exciting event. The entertainment was provided by FSU students, alumni, and faculty and the FSU Jazz Big Band played from 6pm-7pm during the cocktail reception. Throughout the evening, Nick Schilz, Chelsea Harris, and Jamie Nelson created and completed a collaborative painting...

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JoLLe Call for Submissions

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 | Comments Off

JoLLe Call for Submissions

The Journal of Language and Literacy Education is a peer reviewed, open access journal based at the University of Georgia. They are calling for submissions of poetry and art relevant to the field of language and literacy. The deadline for submission to the JoLLe Fall issue is November 7, 2014.Read on for more information about this exciting opportunity.   JoLLE@UGA understands “language and literacy” to include not only reading and writing, but other elements such as:   the social, cultural, and historical contexts of language and...

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Opportunity for Faculty Position at Florida State University

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 | Comments Off

Opportunity for Faculty Position at Florida State University

Florida State University Art Education Department Assistant Professor Position Opening Application Window October 10, 2014 – January 5, 2015 Position Title Assistant Professor, Art Education, 9 Month Salary Effective Date Spring 2016 Qualifications The successful candidate will have: A doctorate degree in Art Education or a closely related field An established record of published research Extensive knowledge in K-12 teaching, research, and service Responsibilities The selected candidate will perform teaching, research, and service...

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Art Therapy and FSU Student Veterans Collaborate in Paper-making Workshop

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 | Comments Off

Art Therapy and FSU Student Veterans Collaborate in Paper-making Workshop

The FSU Student Veterans Center held a papermaking workshop beginning Wednesday, September 24th through Saturday, September 27th, which was aptly named the Peace Paper Project. The event kicked off Wednesday with the “Make a Sheet, Take a Sheet” outdoor paper-making studio using a bicycle-powered pulping machine. This was followed by an evening reception where Meredith McMackin (an Art Therapy doctoral student) officially dedicated the workshop in honor of her son, Marine Corporal Julian McMackin Woodall, who was killed in Iraq in...

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Department Alumnae Attend Cross-Cultural Asian Art Education International Conference in Seoul, South Korea

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 | Comments Off

Department Alumnae Attend Cross-Cultural Asian Art Education International Conference in Seoul, South Korea

This year , on August 7th through the 9th , Sookmyung Women’s University hosted the 3rd annual Cross  Cultural  Asian  Art  Education  International  Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Those who attended the conference were a myriad group of art educators, artists, and policy makers interested in coming together to share their research and practices.   The theme of the conference this year was Culture, Communication, and Art Education. The conference sought to: “explore cross-cultural communications through art education and...

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Department of Art Education Faculty Members and Alumni Contribute to the Newest NAEA Publication, “Inquiry in Action”

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 | Comments Off

Department of Art Education Faculty Members and Alumni Contribute to the Newest NAEA Publication, “Inquiry in Action”

This past August, the National Art Education Association (NAEA) released a new book entitled Inquiry in Action; Paradigms, Methodologies, and Perspectives in Art Education Research. This publication is the newest resource for its readers to determine appropriate methods and conditions for investigation. We’re proud to announce that members of the faculty (past and present) as well as several of our alumni have contributed to this work. Dr. Tom Anderson, Director of the Art Education Graduate Program, wrote a chapter entitled Climbing...

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Arts Administration Director, Pat Villeneuve, & Doctoral Candidate, Alicia Viera, Curate Latino Art Exhibit

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 | Comments Off

Arts Administration Director, Pat Villeneuve, & Doctoral Candidate, Alicia Viera, Curate Latino Art Exhibit

Earlier in the summer, Professor and Director of the Arts Administration Program, Dr. Pat Villeneuve and Doctoral candidate, Alicia Viera curated “Contemporary Latino Art: El Corazon De San Antonio”. The exhibition proudly presents 79 artists with strong ties to San Antonio’s Latin Arts community and features over 100 works of art. Centering on the people, places and things closest to the heart; real and imagined personalities from various communities, public and private spaces where people reside or gather, and culturally relevant...

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