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Recap: Free Image Manipulation and Transfer Workshop

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 | Comments Off

Recap: Free Image Manipulation and Transfer Workshop

This past weekend, current Art Education doctoral student Cindy Jesup led a group of students for an art-making workshop. Entitled “Image Manipulation and Transfer Workshop,” Jesup taught several methods involving collage images and drawing techniques such as Never Dull, Mylar Mono Prints, and Tape Transfers. When asked where Jesup had learned of the techniques she taught within the workshop, she explained: “I’ve collected these techniques from workshops and other art teachers. They are inexpensive, portable, and produce interesting...

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Recap: Allies 4 Art Fundraiser at MoFA

Posted on Jan 23, 2015 | Comments Off

Recap: Allies 4 Art Fundraiser at MoFA

On Thursday, January 15th, Allies4Art (A4A) hosted a fundraiser at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA) to help support the Department of Art and Art Education. This fundraiser featured art works by faculty members of the College of Visual Arts, Theatre & Dance who were also invited to give a brief talk about their art pieces. This offered guests a unique opportunity to gain insight into the minds of these talented artists. Thank you for all who attended this event and helped support A4A and the Department of Art and Art Education! We...

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The 2015 Call to the Tallahassee Community: ‘I AM Gaines Street’ Mural

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 | Comments Off

The 2015 Call to the Tallahassee Community: ‘I AM Gaines Street’ Mural

In collaboration with Tallahassee’s Opening Nights events, the Department of Art Education will be hosting a community mural painting from February 7th to the 28th on Gaines street. This event is a wonderful opportunity to make a lasting impact on the Tallahassee community.               Mural Location:  I AM GAINES STREET                                          651 West Gaines Street Tallahassee, FL 32304   For specific information regarding the painting schedule, please see the...

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Grant Writing with Alumnus Dr. Michael Sikes

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 | Comments Off

Grant Writing with Alumnus Dr. Michael Sikes

October 2nd, FSU Art Education Alumnus Dr. Michael Sikes was a guest speaker in Dr. Antonio Cuyler’s Grant Writing and Development in the Arts class. Grant writing and development explores the fundamental processes that influence the conceptualization, design, development, review, and management of a grant funded project in a nonprofit cultural organization. This class also features a service-learning component that will allow students to prepare their assignments on behalf of and in consultation with a local nonprofit cultural...

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Congratulations Fall 2014 Doctoral Graduate Jee Yoon Kim

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 | Comments Off

Congratulations Fall 2014 Doctoral Graduate Jee Yoon Kim

The Department of Art Education would like to congratulate our Fall 2014  graduate Jee Yoon Kim who achieved her doctorate in art therapy. Her dissertation was titled The Impact of Two-Dimensional Versus Three-Dimensional Art Therapy on Locus of Control in Special Needs Children in South Korea which she completed under the advisement of Dr. Marcia Rosal. When asked about her experience at FSU, Dr. Jee Yoon Kim answered: The experience in FSU was a precious opportunity for me to study at a new environment and to write a thoughtful...

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Gay Hanna

Posted on Jan 9, 2015 | Comments Off

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Gay Hanna

The Department of Art Education would like to congratulate Doctoral alumna Gay Hanna on her recent recognition on Barry’s Blog as one of 2014’s Top 50 Most Powerful and Influential People in the Nonprofit Arts! Additionally, we would like to recognize Dr. Hanna as a distinguished alumnus for her work with the National Center for Creative Aging (NCAA). NCAA is a nonprofit organization “dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging, and to developing programs that build upon...

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SIX Call For Submissions

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 | Comments Off

SIX Call For Submissions

  Welcome to 2015! We hope you have all had a restful winter break. To usher in the new year, we would like to make you aware of a call for submissions from the College of Visual Arts, Theater, and Dance. The CVATD College Leadership Council is looking for submissions for the fifth issue of SIX, a collaborative collection of work by students from the College of Visual Arts, Theater, and Dance. The publication showcases the creativity of CVATD students and provides an excellent opportunity to have your work published. Submissions in the...

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2014 Postcard of the Capital City, College Ave Mural – Thank you!

Posted on Dec 22, 2014 | Comments Off

2014 Postcard of the Capital City, College Ave Mural – Thank you!

  We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all those who took part in publicizing, painting, and supporting this year’s 2014 “Postcard of the Capital City” –  the College Avenue Mural. Special thanks to: Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for providing our canvas. Jay Revell, the Executive Director of the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority (TDIA) Christopher Heacox, Director of Opening Nights Sam Rosenstein, current FSU Arts Administration Doctoral student, mural designer, and volunteer coordinator Dr....

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2014 Call to the Tallahassee Community: Postcard of the Capital City, the College Avenue Mural

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 | Comments Off

2014 Call to the Tallahassee Community: Postcard of the Capital City, the College Avenue Mural

We need your help next week, Monday 12/15 to Friday 12/19 from 8am-8pm on “Postcard of the Capital City”, the College Avenue Mural. The painting of the mural is open to the community and we would love the support! Mural Location: Postcard of the Capital City 106 W College Ave  Tallahassee, FL 32301   The Department of Art Education has developed a rich tradition of collaborating with community leaders and events like Opening Nights, formally the Seven Days of Opening Nights, public art project.   UPDATE: You can also follow...

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12 Days of Creative Teaching Philosophies

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 | Comments Off

12 Days of Creative Teaching Philosophies

Students from the Department of Art Education enrolled in Dr. Sara Scott Shields and TA Cindy Jesup’s ARE 5950 Professional Practices: Portfolio class have just submitted their final projects, and the results are unique. The students are in their last academic year of the Masters Art Education Program or the 5 Year Art Education Program. The 5 year combined BA in Art/MS in Art Education program centers around the theoretical position of Art for Life, which assumes that the arts are an essential part of education, culture, and social...

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