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FSU Art Education at the 2016 NAEA National Convention

Published March 14, 2016

Next week a number of faculty and graduate students from the Department of Art Education are traveling to Chicago to present at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) National Convention. Five faculty members and four doctoral candidates will present their current research, provide workshops and discuss best practice in relation to the fields of Art Education, Art Therapy and Museum Studies and Visitor-Centered Exhibitions (MEX).

In addition, everyone is invited to come and socialize with us at our Friends and Alumni Reception, to be held on Friday, March 18, from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at the Elephant Room (704 S Wabash Ave, Chicago). Information about the event can be found on our Facebook page.

Below is the schedule for all the presentations by the FSU Art Education cohort.



Conversation with Colleagues: Connecting with Higher Education Art Educators
— Sara Wilson McKay, Jeffrey Broome
1:00 PM – 2:25 PM
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center/E353a/Level 3
Join your colleagues for this lively conversation and contribute your ideas to Higher Education Division  initiatives and programs. Don‘t miss this annual opportunity to connect with other Division members and  brainstorm issues for discussion. Interactive Dialogue.

Data Visualization: Projects in Progress
-Yichien Cooper, Chris Grodoski, Pamela Taylor, Graeme Sullivan, Enid Zimmerman
12:00 PM- 1:20 PM
McCormick Place/ Lakeside Center/ E256/ Level 2
Data visualization workgroup.

What Is Art Therapy? Explanations, definitions, and takeaways for Art Educators
— Annie McFarland, Ashley Hartman
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM
McCormick Place/North Building/N139/Level 1
Explore the foundations of art therapy and what art therapists do, how art therapy connects to art  education , and how educators can safely utilize therapeutic concepts with their students. Best Practice Lecture.

Collision Zones: Introducing Arts-Based Research into the Art Academy
— Rachel Fendler
5:30 PM – 5:55 PM
McCormick Place/North Building/N136/Level 1
This papers shares a case study to explore the challenges of introducing an arts – based curriculum reform  project into a traditional European art academy. Research Lecture.


Cultivating Student Leadership and Mentorship Roles: Qualitative Research from Multi-age Classrooms
— Jeffrey Broome
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center/E3 50/Level 3
This presentations shares results of qualitative research conducted in mixed – age elementary art  classrooms and homerooms, with the intentions of analyzing and comparing strategies for cultivating  cross – age student leadership and mentorship. Research Lecture

Remarks & Open Dialogue: Higher Educators Impacting the Landscape of Education
— Sara Wilson McKay, Melanie Buffington, Jeffrey Broome
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center/E255/Level 2
Join us for special remarks from 2015 National Higher Educator of the Year, Dr. Melanie Buffington. The session will then open to dialogue with attendees about how higher educators impact the  landscape of  education. Interactive Dialogue.

Choose Your Own Adventure: Counter Narratives with/in Art Education
— Sara Shields, Brooke Hofsess, Gloria Wilson, Kelly Guyotte
4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
McCormick Place/North Building/N426a/Level 4
Explore varied counter – narratives impacting female educational leadership development. Play the  protagonist in a Choose Your Own Adventure style narrative, co – creating a dialogue by choosing  resonating plotlines experienced by the presenters. Interactive Dialogue.

The Creative Expression Photo Essay: Experiment ing With Mixed – Media Designs
— Ashley Hartman
4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
Hilton Hotel/PDR 2/3rd Floor
Explore your creative process! Be inspired to encourage creative expression in students by experimenting  with unique media in non – traditional ways and developing a cohesive, unique mixed – media photo essay.  View  inspiring photo essay visual journal samples. Learn the padlet application to display and organize  projects in your classroom. Hands-on Studio Workshop (Ticketed/2 hours).

Tracing the Eventful Space of Learning: An Arts-Informed Approach
— Rachel Fendler
5:30 PM – 5:55 PM
McCormick Place/North Building/N231/Level 2
This paper discusses an arts-informed methodological approach for researching learning that falls outside the realm of formal assessment. Research Lecture.

What About Self-Care? Stress-Reduction Strategies for Art Educators
— Jennifer Hamrock, Ashley Hartman, Annie McFarland
7:00PM – 8:50PM
Hilton Hotel/Lake Erie/8th Floor
As art facilitators, we often experience burnout from caring for our students or clients. Discuss art therapy as self-care and discover usable self-care techniques through artmaking for reflecting, recharging, and regrouping. Complete four short mixed-media lessons (three independent, one collaborative) followed by short group reflections. Hands-on Studio Workshop (Ticketed/2 hours).

SRAE Graduate Research Session Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education
Moderated by Christine Thompson , Christopher Schulte
— With a presentation by: Annie McFarland
6:30 PM – 9:20 PM
Hilton Hotel/Normandie Lounge/2nd Floor
Features the cutting edge work of top doctoral students in our field who have been nominated by their  dissertation advisers to present their research at the National Art Education Association. Hot Topic Panel.

** Friends and Alumni Reception
8:00pm to 11:00pm
The Elephant Room, 704 S Wabash Ave, Chicago.
Information about the event can be found on our Facebook page.


Edu-Curator: The New Leader in Art Museums
— Ann Rowson Love, Pat Villeneuve
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center/E271a/Level 2
Responding to ongoing concerns over the status of art museum education in museums, the presenters  conceptualize the  Edu – Curator, who better represents current and future leadership for our field. Best Practice Lecture.

Korean Art, Visual/Popular Culture, and Intercultural Pedagogy in the Context of Globalization
Oksun Lee , Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Maria(Eun_hee) Lim, Ryan Shin
— With Cindy Jesup contributing as well.
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
McCormick Place/North Building/N135/Level 1
This panel will discuss Korean art, visual/ popular culture, and cross – cultural, intercultural  research/practice and its pedagogical implications for K – 12 art teachers in the context of globalization. Hot Topic Panel.

Shifting Toward Caring Leadership During Promotion and Tenure: Humanistic and Systems  Thinking
— Jeffrey Broome
12:30 PM – 12:55 PM
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center/E353a/Level 3
A newly tenured associate professor shares efforts in re-envisioning leadership roles in mentoring tenure – track junior faculty, as guided by care for others, his own frustrating/positive experiences, and humanistic  systems thinking. Interactive Dialogue.