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Antonio C. Cuyler

Published January 1, 2010


Assistant Professor of Arts Administration
Coordinator of Internships
Department of Art Education
Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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As an educator, Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler has consistently demonstrated a commitment to teaching, research, and service. His passion for providing students with experiential learning inspired him to develop a service-learning program that has placed 73 graduate students who have served 2,394 hours with 30 different cultural organizations in and beyond Tallahassee, FL. His students have also interned and worked for renowned cultural organizations such as the Joffrey Ballet, Kennedy Center, National Repertory Orchestra, North Carolina School of the Arts, Rebuild Foundation, Smithsonian Institute, and Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, among others.

In his research, Dr. Cuyler explores questions central to developing knowledge on arts administration education and social justice in cultural policy. His scholarship has appeared in the American Journal of Arts Management, ENCACT Journal of Cultural Management and Policy, GIA Reader, Journal of Arts Management, Law, and SocietyInternational Journal of Arts Management, and Music Entertainment and Industry Educators Association Journal. He has also presented research in Australia, Canada, Italy, Korea, Portugal, Spain, and across the U. S.

Dr. Cuyler remains active in Tallahassee through his public service to the community. For two years he served on the Cultural Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC), which oversaw implementation of the 2014 Capital Area Cultural Plan. He currently serves on the board of Tallahassee Youth Orchestras (TYO), and has reviewed grants for the U. S. Department of Education, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Council on Culture & Arts (COCA), and the Arts Council of Fairfax County. Dr. Cuyler is a member of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE) and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). He joined the faculty at Florida State University (FSU) in the Fall of 2012. Before returning to his alma mater, he held positions at SUNY Purchase College, American University, and Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

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Areas of Responsibility

Arts Administration


Ph.D., Art Education/ Arts Administration, Florida State University
M.A., Arts Administration, Florida State University
B.M./ES, Voice & Foreign Languages, Stetson University

Teaching Areas

Principles of Arts Administration
Grant Writing & Development
Arts in Community Engagement
Cultural Policy


Arts Administration Education
Cultural Policy

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • Cuyler, A. C., & Hodges, A. R. (2015). From the Student Side of the Ivory Tower: An Empirical Study of Arts and Cultural Management Students’ Expectations of Internships. International Journal of Arts Management, 17(3), 25.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2015). Diversity internships in arts management, do they work? American Journal of Arts Management, 13.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2014). Critical Issues for Research in Arts Management. ENCACT Journal of Cultural Management and Policy, 4(1), 12.
  • Heidelberg, B. M., & Cuyler, A. C. (2014). Integrating diversity into Arts Management Education. American Journal of Arts Management, 10.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2013). Affirmative action and Diversity: Implications for Arts Management. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 43(2), 15.