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. 40, No. 3, Spring

Artists as Writers: Enriching Perspectives in Art Appreciation
A survey of instructional approaches of college art appreciation instructors revealed an emphasis on breadth of coverage, interpretation through formal properties, and a preponderance of student readings in secondary sources, all of which represent a...
Description in Art Criticism and Art Education
Description figures prominently in educational models of art criticism. As these models become increasingly used in classroom instruction, it is important that educators understand the kind of activity they are prescribing. In this article, I argue that...
Drawing with Peter: Autobiography, Narrative, and the Art of a Child with Autsim
In this article I describe the precocious and varied drawings of Peter, an 8-year-old boy with autism. I investigate art's several roles in his life and consider art's relationship, by style and content to his fears, hopes, pleasures, and daily experiences....
Editorial: Seven Readers
This semester I am teaching a graduate seminar: Review of Research in Art Education. The seven master's students in this class represent a variety of perspectives and experiences in different art education settings. Pamela has just returned from teaching...
Informant-Made Videos: A Research and Educational Tool
This study documents the use of informant-made video (IMV) recordings as a data collecting method for research into adults' art viewing experiences. Using discourse analysis, ten informants' own videotaped accounts of their responses to works of art...
Lessons for Art Education from Reading Education: A Commentary
By scrutinizing the shifting and seemingly conflicting or diverging conceptualizations of reading and reading instruction, as well as the recently published report of the National Research Council, Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children (Snow,...
Making Connections through Cultural Memory, Cultural Performance, and Cultural Translation
This paper addresses the need for making connections benveen and among cultures, especially among Aboriginal and dominant cultures. The context of the paper is one in which we compare and contrast three Aboriginal cultures: the Adnyamathanha people of...
Research Methods and Methodologies for Art Education
Research Methods and Methodologies for Art Education Edited by Sharon D. La Pierre & Enid Zimmerman Reston, VA: The National Art Education Association, 1997. 245 pages. ISBN: 0-937652-97-0 Reviewed by David Pariser Concordia University, Montreal...
The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution
Gamboni, D. (1997). The destruction of art: Iconoclasm and vandalism since the French Revolution. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. 416 pages. ISBN 0-300-07170-1. Cloth $40.00. There is a shadow history of art, one which documents occurrences of...