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. 42, No. 3, Spring

Approaching the Real and the Fake: Living Life in the Fifth World
New York City (NYC) sits where the Hudson River empties into Long Island Sound. Seven-and-a-half million people, living in myriad neighborhoods, call NYC home. Another 34 million people will visit each year (NYC & Company-the Convention & Visitors...
Editorial: Book Reviews, Research Grants
As I write this, we are preparing again for the annual convention of the NASA and beginning to think about the next year. The role of senior editor will pass to Graeme Sullivan, and we have talked about continuity and change within our arrangements for...
Interviewing Local Artists: A Curriculum Resource in Art Teaching
This article addresses the role local artists can play in helping teachers and students learn about one another across the socially defined differences of race and ethnicity. African American photographers Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun discuss...
Performing the Museum
This article characterizes the relationship between the museum and its visitors as a dialogic process that enables a play between the public narratives of the museum and the private narratives of the viewers. The museum is presented as a performative...
Promoting Conceptual Understanding through Pictorial Representation
Ample anecdotal evidence exists that the arts are associated with enhanced student motivation and achievement in non-art domains, yet there is little empirical evidence to support the assertion that specific visual arts activities influence learning...
Talking about Student Art
Talking About Student Art Barrett, T. (1997). Worcester, MA: Davis. 106 pages. ISBN: 87192-361-0. Reviewed by Paul Duncum, University of Tasmania, Launceston There have been numerous proposals to facilitate art criticism in the classroom, usually of...
Using Picturebooks to Teach Art History
Many children receive their first exposure to art during storytime, as an adult reads from a picturebook and they observe the illustrations. Such reading experiences provide opportunities to introduce children to the world of visual art, specifically...