Title: Associate Professor
Degrees: BFA, Washington University in St. Louis; M. Ed., National-Louis University; Ed. D., Teachers College - Columbia University
Senior Research Associate, ArtsResearch and the Center for Arts Education Research at Teachers College-Columbia University
Clients Education Leaders Institutes sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, ArtsConnection; Woodruff Arts Center
Exhibitions 2006 - "Spaces: Process Revealed," Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn; Selections '06, Massachusetts College of Art; 2004 - "Fluent Gestures: Painting and Sculpture in Dialogue" Pearl Street Gallery Brooklyn; 2003 - One-Framed Plays: Doctoral Exhibition" Teachers College, New York; 2003 - "Second Annual Photography
Conferences National Art Educators Association Annual Conferences, 2010 "Art Practice as Research for the Master of Art Ed Thesis"; 2009 "Of Matter and Metaphor: U.S. Teaching Artists' Experiences in Ecuador"; 2008 "Evaluating Arts Integration Programming Using Cognitive, Social and Personal Dimensions of Learning"; "Post Doctoral Defense Connections and Re-connections" (group panel); "Continuing the Conversation: Art Based Education Research, the Next Generation" (group panel); 2007 "Critical Spaces: Revealing the Art Practice as Research"; 2006 "A Conceptual Structure of Visual Metaphor"; "Praxis of Art Practices as Research"; 2004 "Metaphor, the Mind and Making Meaning"; 2000 "Integrated Arts at the Middle School Level"; 1998 "Authentic Assessment in Elementary Visual Arts"
Publications Establishing Collaborative Conversations: The Mentor and the Apprentice, Visual Arts Research Journal; Matter and Metaphor: Imagining Identities in a Globalized/Tribalized World, Matter Matters: Art Education and Material Culture Studies Doug Blandy's and Paul Bolin's (Eds.) Reston, VA: NAEA Publications; Visual Metaphor and the Contemporary Artist: Ways of Thinking and Making; Understanding the Conceptual Landscape of Visual Metaphor. Teaching Artist Journal; The Necessity of Studio Art as a Site and Source for Dissertation Research. International Journal of Art and Design Education; Arts and Learning Review; Studies in Art Education