Studies in Art Education

Studies in Art Education is a journal of research in visual art education. Since it was founded in 1959, it is printed quarterly. The journal is published by the National Art Education Association.Subjects for Studies in Art Education include art and art history and education.

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 2, Winter

Aaron Douglas and Hale Woodruff: African American Art Education, Gallery Work, and Expanded Pedagogy
This analysis of archival materials discovered at Fisk and Atlanta Universities examines the teaching careers of Aaron Douglas and Hale Woodruff, two African American artists who came to prominence during the New Negro Movement in the 1920s and taught...
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Child as Totem: Redressing the Myth of Inherent Creativity in Early Childhood
In this article, I present a reexamination of the myth of inherent creativity in early childhood to elucidate how still-dominant discourses of optimization such as child development, individualism, expression, creativity, and visual realism exert limiting...
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Disability Studies and Art Education
This article promotes the field of disability studies as a valuable resource for expanding art education's concept of disability and as a promising venue for interdisciplinary dialogue. While art education has persistently supported special education...
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Embodied Aesthetics, Evocative Art Criticism: Aesthetically Based Research
This study introduces one approach to arts-based research, one that emerges from aesthetic encounters and ensuing art criticism. Examples are drawn from one preservice teacher's attempts to write art criticism, both discursive and evocative, based on...
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Embodying Parenthood in Academia
Intrigued by Pillay's (2009) call for writing motherhood into one's scholarship and creating "liberatory intellectualism" (p. 51 1), we write this commentary to encourage exploration of and inquiry into viable metaphors of hands in poo and goo; performing...
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In July 2010, I made a trip to Sebring, Florida, to meet with a collector I met during one of my Florida Humanities Council talks on folk art. Some of her works were exhibited in the gallery where a reception was held after my presentation. Betty Ford-Smith's...
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Playful Mindfulness: How Singapore Adolescent Students Embody Meaning with School Art
Drawn from Merleau-Ponty's embodiment theory and Vygotsky's sociocultural learning theory as conceptual framework, this research investigated how Singapore adolescent students accrued and embodied meaning with school art. Combining the methods of microethnographic...
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