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. 50, No. 2, Winter

A Descriptive Study of Multi-Age Art Education in Florida
Multi-age classrooms feature the purposeful grouping of students from two or more grade levels in order to form communities of learners. During the past 40 years, multi-age education has been examined in literature and research in many different ways...
AP Studio Art as an Enabling Constraint for Secondary Art Education
Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art is an influential force in secondary art education as is evident in the 31,800 portfolios submitted for review in 2008 (A. Sims-Gunzenhauser, personal communication, August 11, 2008). From the perspectives of a high...
Art Historical Appropriation in a Visual Culture-Based Art Education
Critical art histories have strategically contributed to the constitution of visual culture studies as an interdisciplinary field that interprets the mediations of mass-produced imagery in contemporary culture. This article advocates for an anti-historicist...
Bases of Preservice Art Teachers' Reflective Art Judgments
This descriptive study investigates the bases used to support judgments of artworks by preservice art teachers at two large universities. Bases art teachers might use to judge artwork range from personal preferences, to cultural expectations, to criteria...
Democracy 2.0
Democracy in America: The National Campaign, a non-partisan public arts project, ran concurrently with the 2008 presidential campaign and election in the United States (US). The purpose of this project was to "take the temperature of artists' relationships...
Distance Art Education: The Federal School and Social Engineering in the United States, 1900 to 1925
The Federal School was a correspondence art school in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the early 20th century. At that time, scientific methods changed the organization and practice of commercial art training and industrial education, which included correspondence...
Imagination and Speculation as Historical Impulse: Engaging Uncertainties within Art Education History and Historiography
Through the presentation of three historical accounts, this article explores the roles imagination and speculation may play within the writing and study of history. By looking at these three incidents, each drawn from the history and historiography of...
Koorah Coolingah-Children Long Ago: Art from the Stolen Generation of Australia
Recently, artwork of child artists from the Carrolup settlement school in Western Australia was rediscovered in the archives of the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University. The young artists were among what was then called the half-caste children and...
What the Best College Teachers Do: Implications for Teaching Art Education Methods Courses for Elementary Majors
What the Best College Teachers Do: Implications for Teaching Art Education Methods Courses for Elementary Majors Ken Bain. Boston, MA: The President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2004. ISBN 0-674-01325.During the 2006-07 academic year, we came together...