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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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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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Opportunity for an Art Education Position at Hope College

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 | Comments Off

Opportunity for an Art Education Position at Hope College

Art Education Opportunity at Hope College Hope College Art/Art Education Department Associate or Full Professor and Potential Chair Position Opening Deadline: Wednesday October 1, 2014   POSITION: Assistant Professor or Full Professor and Potential Chair of Art/Art Education.   EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2015   SALARY RANGE: Competitive Market Rate   POSITION DESCRIPTION The Associate or Full Professor of Art/Art Education will lead a department of nationally and internationally recognized studio artists, primarily in...

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The 2014 FAMU Feeder Fair: Opportunities for Graduate Scholarships

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 | Comments Off

The 2014 FAMU Feeder Fair: Opportunities for Graduate Scholarships

Last weekend, September 10th through the 12th, Florida A&M University (FAMU) hosted the Graduate Feeder Conference and Recruitment Fair. This event is aimed at broadening the opportunities of students within the Graduate Feeders Scholars Program (GFSP) as they choose to pursue graduate and post-graduate studies in degrees not offered at FAMU. “The GFSP, in the School of Graduate Studies and Research, is an official partnership agreement arranged by FAMU with more than 40 participating universities located throughout the United States....

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Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler co-presents with College of Music in Montreal at the 2014 Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

Posted on Sep 12, 2014 | Comments Off

Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler co-presents with College of Music in Montreal at the 2014 Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE)

This past May, Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler, an Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, attended and presented at the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) conference in Montreal, Canada.  AAAE’s an annual conference brings together “arts administration and culture educators from around the globe to communicate new ideas, share best practices, and explore issues across the spectrum of higher education and the arts”.   From the Student side of the Ivory Tower: An Empirical Study of Student Expectations of Internship in...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sandra Bird

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 | Comments Off

Alumni Spotlight: Sandra Bird

The Department of Art Education is proud to feature the exciting career development of Florida State alumna, Dr. Sandra Bird. Dr. Bird graduated from FSU in 1999 with a doctoral degree in Art Education. Immediately after graduation, Dr. Bird was employed by Kennesaw State University as the Art Education Coordinator. In the academic year of 2002-2003, she served as the acting Chair of the KSU Department of Visual Arts. Following her years of administrative activity, Dr. Bird then decided to focus on fulfilling the role of a faculty member and...

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