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Bryna Bobick

Bryna Bobick

Associate Professor, Art Education

Phone
901.678.1472
Email
bbobick@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2735
Office
112A Art & Communication
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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Bryna Bobick received a Doctorate of Education in Art Education and Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Art Education from the University of West Georgia. She has been a recipient of the Distinguished Service Within the Profession Award (2014-2015) and Higher Education Art Educator of the year (2012) from the Tennessee Art Education Association. Her research interests include civic engagement, museum education and curriculum development.

EDUCATION

  • University of Georgia
    Doctor of Education in Art Education
    Dissertation title: A Study of Cooperative Art Education in Elementary Art Classrooms
    Major Professor: Dr. Carole Henry
    Spring 2008
  • State University of West Georgia
    Master of Art Education Summer 2001
  • State University of West Georgia Studies Abroad - Bayeux, France
    Summer 1999
    Studied art history and painting in the Normandy Region of France.
    Traveled and viewed artwork throughout France.
  • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts - University of Tennessee
    Summers 1998 and 2000
    Studied book arts and mixed media.
  • University of Georgia
    B.F.A. in Art Education June 1997
  • University of Georgia Studies Abroad - Cortona, Italy
    Summer 1995
    Studied printmaking, book arts, and art history in Tuscany region of Italy.
    Traveled and viewed artwork throughout Italy.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

  • Georgia Professional Teaching Certification in grades Pre-12 Subject Area- Art, #321536

EMPLOYMENT

  • Art Education Department, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
    Associate Professor of Art Education and Tenure 2014
    Assistant Professor of Art Education 2008-2014
    Teacher of record for art education undergraduate and graduate classes to art education majors and supervisor of student teachers. Advising graduate and undergraduate art education majors and serving on committees in the art department and the University.
  • Palazzi, Florence Association for International Education, Florence, Italy.
    Maymester 2012, 2013
    Developed and taught art education three credit course to University of Memphis gradaute and undergraduate art majors in Florence, Italy. Co-organized and recruited students for the Italian study abroad experience.
  • College Board Advance Placement (AP) Studio Art Reader. Salt Lake City, Utah, June, 2012, 2014. Evaluated AP studio art portfolios for college credit.
  • Art Education Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
    Lecturer: Art and the Child, Fall, 2004-Fall 2006.
    Teacher of record for art education methods course to elementary education undergraduates.
    Supervisor: Student Teaching Experience, Spring, 2007- Spring, 2008.
    Supervision of student teachers with travel to school placements and coordination of weekly seminars.
  • Athletic Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
    Tutor to student-athletes.
    Fall 2005-Spring 2008
  • Georgia Museum of Art August 2004-May 2005, intern education department
    Art Adventures, community outreach program coordinator, Summer 2008
    Art Excursions, community outreach program, Summer 2005, 2006

K 12 LEVEL

  • Rosemont Elementary School, Troup County Georgia; August 1997 - May 2003
    January 2004 - May 2004
    Art Teacher, K - 5th grades
  • Mountville Elementary School, Troup County Georgia; August 2003 - December 2003
    Art Teacher, K - 5th grades

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Art Education Program Coordinator, University of Memphis 2010-2012, 2014-present
    Co-coordinator, 2012-2013
    Including but not limited to: scheduling undergraduate (BFA) and graduate art education classes (MAT), hiring of adjunct art education instructors and representing the area of art education to the University and the community.

THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER: UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

  • Briggs; Master of Fine Arts, painitng. May 2015 graduate
  • M. Selitsch; Master of Fine Arts, photography. May 2016 graduate

UNIVERSITY COURSE DEVELOPMENT

  • Honors Forum Class for University of Memphis Freshman: Approaches to Art in Memphis Museums: An Introduction to Museum Education. Taught Fall Semesters 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
  • University of Memphis Art Education Study Abroad Course: Florence Italy Art Museums: Relating Museums to K-12 teaching, taught in Florence. Italy, Maymesters 2012, 2013.

PUBLICATIONS:

BOOKS

  • Hersey, L. & Bobick, B. Handbook of Research on the Faciliation of Civic Engagement through Community Art. This book explores the numerous ways that the arts can encourage civic engagement. Publishing date, 2017 by IGI Global: Hershey, PA.

EDITED BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Bobick, B. (2013) Cooperative Art Education. In M. Buffington & S.W. McKay (Eds.) Practice theory: Seeing the power of art teacher researchers. Reston VA: National Art Education Association.
  • Heise, D. & Bobick, B. (2012). Community Arts Academy: Service Learning for Urban Art Teachers. In K.Hutzel, F.M.C. Bastos & K. Cosier (Eds.) Transforming City Schools Through Art: Approaches to Meaningful K-12 Learning. Reston VA: National Art Education Association and New York NY: Teachers College Press.

ARTICLES

  •  Hornby, J. & Bobick, B. (2016). A Survey of Teen Museum Education Participants and Their Parents. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues & Ideas for Middle and High School Teachers. Publishing date, spring 2016.
  • Hall, K. & Bobick, B. (2013). Results of a Survey of Elementary Art Instruction in the United States. Trends, The Journal of the Texas Art Education Association. Fall 2013.
  • Bobick, B. & Hornby, J. (2013). Practical Partnerships: Strengthening the museum-school relationship. Journal of Museum Education, 38(1), 81-89.
  • Hall, K., Bobick, B., Derby, J., & Villeneuve, P. (2012). Getting Hired, Part 1: Tips for Preparing an Application Packet. National Art Education Association Advisory, Fall 2012.
  • Hall, K., Bobick, B., Derby, J., & Villeneuve, P. (2012). Getting Hired, Part 2: Tips for Interviewing. National Art Education Association Advisory, Fall 2012.
  • Bobick, B. (2012). Museum Education Experiences for Pre-Service Art Education
    Students in an Urban Art Museum. National Teacher Education Journal, 5(1), 19-27.
  • Bobick. B. & DiCindio, C. (2012). Advocacy for Art Education: Beyond t-shirts and bumper stickers. Art Education: Journal of the National Art Education Association, 65(2), 20-23.
  • Bobick, B. (2011) Cooperative Art Education: Recommendations for Elementary Art Teachers and Pre-Service Teaching Programs. National Art Education Association Advisory, Spring 2011.
  • Wheeler, E. & Bobick, B. (2011). A descriptive study of Native American Art Lessons in Schools Arts . Journal of Art for Life, 2(1), 19-35.
  • Bobick, B. (2010). Our Georgia Quilt. School Arts Magazine, October digital edition. www.davisart.com/portal/SchoolArts.
  • Bobick, B. & Heise, D. (2010). The Art of Hope: A Postcard Project. Canadian Teacher, 7(2).
  • Bobick, B. & Wheeler, E. (2009) Jazzy Instruments. School Arts Magazine, October digital edition. www.davisart.com/portal/SchoolArts.
  • Bobick, B. (2009) A Study of Cooperative Art Education in Elementary Art Classrooms. Australian Art Education, 32(1).
  • Bobick, B. & Wheeler, E. (2008). Colorful Kindergarten Mice. School Arts Magazine. 108 (1), August/September.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). Art Adventures. Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries Newsletter. Volume 28, Issue 3, Fall, 2007.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). A mural gift. Available from The Keith Haring Foundation, http://www.haringkids.com/lessons.
  • Bobick, B. & Rose, R. (2007). A lesson plan based on the artist Brian Jungen. Available from The Bridge, http://www.teachersbridge.org.
  • Bobick, B. & Hill, E. (2006). Art and Literature Lessons for K-5. Available from The Bridge, http://www.teachersbridge.org.
  • Bobick, B. (2005). Coming Home: American Paintings 1930-1950, From the Schoen Collection: Georgia Museum of Art, Curriculum Packet for Character Education.
  • Bobick, B., Bock, L., DiCindio, C., & Warner, M. (2005). Georgia Museum of Art: Selections from the Permanent Collect: A Teacher Packet, Grades K-5.
  • Bobick, B., Bock, L., DiCindio, C., & Warner, M. (2005). Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Georgia Museum of Art: Teacher Packet for Grades 6-8.

BOOK AND MEDIA REVIEW

  • Bobick, B. (2012). Media review of ANPO: Art X War. Studies in Art Education, Vol. 54 (1).
  • Bobick, B. (2012). Review of the book, Understanding students with autism through art. International Journal of Education Through Art, Vol. 8 (1).
  • Bobick, B. (2011). Review of the book, The museum experience: The discovery of meaning. Canadian Art Teacher, Vol. 10 (1).

EDITORIAL AND REVIEW WORK

  • Guest Editor, Number: Inc, an independent journal of the arts for Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas, issue 85. The Power of Art. Issue to be published: March 2016.
  • Art Education Editorial Board: Review manuscripts for Art Education, the Journal of the National Art Education Association. 2014-present.
  • National Art Education Association publication committee. Review book submissions. 2014-present.
  • Journal of Art for Life Editorial Committee: Review manuscripts for Journal of Art for Life, art education research journal published by Florida State University. 2014-present.

INTERNATIONAL JURIED PAPER

  • Panel Member (2012). Transforming City Schools through Art: Approaches to Meaningful K-12 Learning, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference Presentation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Co-panel members: K. Hutzel, F. Bastos, K. Cosier, D. Heise, K. Zenkov, K. Sheridan and M.Buffington.

NATIONAL JURIED PAPERS

  • Bobick, B. (2015). How Assessment Informs Practice in an Afterschool Program for Teens. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, New Orleans, LA. Co-Presenter: J. Hornby.
  • Bobick, B. (2014). Creating the Mosaic: How the Public and Nonprofit Sectors Contribute to a Vibrant Arts and Culture Scene. Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Denver, CO. Co-presenter: L. Hersey.
  • Session Co-Chair: 2014 Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Art Education Forum Session: Policy, Administration and Accreditation (SECAC), Sarasota, FL. Co-Chair: T. Brewer.
  • Bobick. B. (2014). Preliminary Results of a National Survey of Elementary Art Educators. Southeastern College Art Association Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Sarasota, FL.
  • Bobick, B. (2014). Author Series: Practice Theory: Seeing the Power of Art Teacher Researchers. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, San Diego, CA. Invited chapter contributor. M. Buffington and S. W. McKay session chair.
  • Bobick, B. (2014). Cooperative Art Education: Practices and a Rational for Art Curricula. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, San Diego, CA.
  • Bobick, B. (2014). Bon Voyage! Study Abroad Basics. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, San Diego, CA. Co-presenter: K. Tollefson-Hall.
  • Session Chair: 2013 Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Art Education Forum Session: Policy, Administration and Accrreditation (SECAC), Greensboro, NC.
  • Bobick, B. (2013). A National Survey of Museum Educators. Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Greensboro, NC.
  • Bobick, B. (2013). Integrating Visual Journals with Preservice Art Education Students Abroad. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Session Co-Chair: 2012 Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Art Education Forum Session: Policy, Administration and Accreditation (SECAC), Durham, NC. Co-Chair: T. Brewer.
  • Bobick, B. (2012). Reflections from a Museum Education Experience Involving Pre-Service Art Education Students. Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Durham, NC.
  • Bobick, B. (2012). Art in the Park: The Role of Public Art in Baseball Parks. 24th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, Cooperstown. New York. Co-presenter: L. Hersey.
  • Panel Member (2012). Getting Hired in Higher Education, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, New York, NY, Co-panel members: K. Tollefson, P. Villeneuve, and J. Derby.
  • Session Co-Chair: 2011 Southeastern College Art Conference, Art Education Forum Session: Policy, Administration and Accrediation (SECAC), Savannah, GA. Co-Chair: T. Brewer.
  • Bobick, B. (2011). A Descriptive Study of Native American Art Lessons in Schools Arts. Southeastern College Art Association Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Savannah, GA.
  • Bobick, B. (2011). Survey of Tennessee's Elementary and Middle School Art Educators, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Seattle, WA.
  • Panel Member (2011). Getting Hired in Higher Education, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Seattle, WA, Co-panel members: K. Tollefson, P. Villeneuve, and J. Derby.
  • Session Chair: 2010 Southeastern College Art Conference, Art Education Session. Richmond, VA.
  • Bobick, B. (2010). Urban Art Education Partnership. Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Richmond, VA.
  • Bobick, B. (2010). Community Arts Academy: An Art Partnership Developed with a University, Community, and Middle School Students, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Baltimore, MD, Co-Presenter Donalyn Heise.
  • Bobick, B. (2009). Curricular Frames Being Taught in Tennessee Elementary and Middle School Art Classroom, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Mobile, AL.
  • Bobick, B. (2009). An Art Partnership Between an Elementary School and College, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Bobick, B. (2008). Combining Art Education and Museum Education, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Bobick, B. (2008). A Successful Summer Outreach Program by Partnering with Community Organizations, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, New Orleans, Louisiana, Co-Presenter: Carissa DiCindio.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). A Collaborative Studio Art Project between an Elementary School and a College Art Department, Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Presentation, Charleston, WV.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). Collaborations and Connections in Art Education, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, New York, New York, Co-presenter: Rebecca R. Bowers.
  • Bobick, B. (2006). K-5th Literature and Studio Art, Southeastern College Art Conference/Mid-America College Art Association (SECAC/MACAA). Conference Presentation, Nashville, TN.
  • Bobick, B. (2006). K-5th Literature and Studio Art, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Conference Presentation, Chicago, IL., Co-presenter: Liz Hill.

REGIONAL JURIED PAPERS

  • Bobick, B. (2015). Spotlighting, Policy, Planning and Program Evaluation for a Museum Education Program. Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECOPA). Charleston, SC.
  • Bobick, B. (2012). Ciao Bella Italia: Reflections from a Study Abroad Experience with Graduate and Undergraduate Art Students. Tennessee Art Education Association Fall Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
  • Bobick, B. (2011). Linking Service-Learning Projects Between a University and the Community, Midsouth Educational Research Association (MSERA) Conference Presentation, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS., Co-presenter: L. Hersey.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). Art Swap, Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Conference Presentation, Augusta, GA.
  • Bobick, B. (2007). A Qualitative Pilot Study to Assess the Impact of a Cooperative Studio Art Project. Graduate Student Research Conference, University of Georgia.
  • Bobick, B. (2006). K-5th Literature and Studio Art, Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Conference Presentation, Valdosta, GA., Co-presenter: Liz Hill.
  • Bobick, B. (2006). Art Education and Museums: Fostering Aesthetic Understanding in Galleries and Classrooms, Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Conference Presentation, Valdosta, GA., Co-presenters: C. Henry, R., Rose-Bowers, C., Wolfgang, and L. Hill.
  • Bobick, B. (2006). Collaborative Arts Between a University and Local Elementary School. Board of Visitor, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA., Co-presenter: Rebecca Rose-Bowers.
  • Bobick, B. (2005). Art Education Through the Georgia Museum of Art, Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Conference Presentation, St. Simons Island, GA., Co-presenter: Carissa DiCindio.

ART EXHIBITIONS

  • Fourth Biennial Art Alumni Art Exhibition, Universit of West Georgia Carrollton, GA. September 3-October 4, 2015.
  • 5th Annual TAEA Member Art Exhibition, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. June 30-August 14, 2015. Juror: Carl Gombert.
  • 2015 National Art Education Women's Caucus Exhibition Designed: Object, Subject, Enviroment. New Orleans, La. March 28, 2015. Juror: Jan Gilbert.
  • Belongs Exhibiton, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN. March 25-29, 2015. Exhibition organizer: M.J. Karimnia.
  • 2nd Annual 2014 Fletcher Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art. Reece Museum. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. October 15-December 3, 2014. Juror: Elliott Earls, 57 works selected, 273 submissions.
  • The Art of Science Juried Exhibition: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists partnered with selected Memphis artists, who create art which introduce audiences to the principles that are saving children's lives at St. Jude. Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art. September 26- October 17, 2014.
  • 4th Annual TAEA Member Exhibition, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. July 1-August 15. 2014. Juror: John Ashworth.
  • Southworks 2014 19th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition. Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA. April 11-May 9, 2014. Juror: Ron Platt.
  • Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibition. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN. January 21-February 14, 2014. Juror: Michael Aurbach.
  • Third Biennial Art Alumni Art Exhibition, University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA. November 8-December 12, 2013. Juror: Don Cooper.
  • Fletcher Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaed Art. Slocumb Galleries. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. November 1-27, 2013. Juror: Michael Aurbach.
  • Third Annual TAEA Member Art Exhibition, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. July 1-August 28, 2013. Juror: Dr. Stephanie Cramer.
  • Valdosta State National Art Exhibition 2013, Valdosta, GA; January 14, 2013-February 1, 2013. Juror: Margaret Morrison.
  • Second Annual Tennessee Art Education Association Member Art Exhibition- Connections, Leu Center for the Visual Arts, Belmont University, Nashivlle, TN; June 22-August 29, 2012.
  • Studio Art Readers Invitational Group Exhibition 2012, Alvin Gittins Gallery, Department of Art and Art History, University of Utah, Salt Lake City; June 11-15, 2012.
  • Carrollton-Memphis Connection, works by Bruce and Bryna Bobick. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, GA. April 14-June 9, 2012.
  • Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition of 2011, Knoxville, TN; December 12, 2011-January 27, 2012. Juror: Neely Hyde
  • Second Biennial Art Alumni Exhibition, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; August 22-September 8, 2011.
  • Tennessee Art Education Association Exhibition 2011, Belmont University, Nashville, TN: June-August, 2011. Juror: Dr. Ted Rose
  • Southworks Juried Art Exhibition 2011, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA: April 1-May 7, 2011. Juror: Phaedra Siebert
  • Valdosta State National Art Exhibition 2011, Valdosta, GA; January 4, 2011-February 7, 2011.Juror: Nick Nelson
  • New Work, New Material: Bryna and Bruce Bobick, Art Exhibiton, The Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, Carrollton, GA; January 7-February 11, 2011.
  • Arts and Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition of 2010, Knoxville, TN; December 13, 2010 – January 26, 2011. Juror: Susan Shockley
  • Art in the Airport Juried Exhibition, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport, Knoxville, TN; June 2010-April 2011. 38 pieces chosen, 500 submissions
  • Mountain Visions 2010: A Regional Juried Exhibition, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN; April 5-June 25, 2010. Juror: Melissa Harshman
  • Arts and Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition of 2009, Knoxville, TN; December 14, 2009 – January 29, 2010. Juror: Jeffrey Morton
  • Tennessee Art Education Association Member Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN; November 2009.
  • Art in Academia: Southeastern College Art Conference Members Juried Exhibition (SECAC), Mobile, AL; September 11- October 24, 2009. Juror: Dr. Paul Richelson
  • First Biennial Art Alumni Exhibition, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; August 13-September 10, 2009.
  • Tennesse Art Educators Association Juried Exhibition, Memphis College of Art. Memphis, TN; October 2008.
  • Lyndon House Arts Center 33rd Juried Exhibition, February 2008.
  • Georgia Art Educators Association Juried Exhibition, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA; October 2007.
  • Georgia National Fair Juried Exhibition, Perry, GA; October 2007.
  • Georgia Art Educators Association Juried Exhibition, Turner Art Center, Valdosta, GA; October 2006.
  • University of Georgia Graduate Student Exhibition, Myers Gallery Athens Academy, April 2006.
  • LaGrange National XXIV Juried Exhibition, March 2006.
  • Lyndon House Arts Center 31th Juried Exhibition, February 2006.
  • Arnold Gallery, Shorter College Rome, GA; November 1- December 1, 2005.
  • Best of UGA, University of Georgia, Juried Exhibition, March 2005.
  • Lyndon House Arts Center 30th Juried Exhibition, February 2005.
  • Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, June 2003.
  • Georgia Art Educators Association Juried Exhibition, November 2002.
  • State University of West Georgia Graduate Exhibition, June 2001.
  • Bayeux Exhibition, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Fall 1999.
  • Translocation Exhibition; University of Georgia, January 27, 1997.
  • University of Georgia Chapter of National Art Education Association Exhibition; Athens, GA; May 10, 1996.
  • University of Georgia Department of Art Print Exhibition; Athens, GA; April, 1996.
  • Cortona Exhibition; Athens, GA; February 24, 1996.
  • 9th Annual Southern Juried Fine Arts Show; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville, GA; November 2, 1995.
  • Georgia National Fair; Perry, GA; October, 1995. Awarded Honorable Mention.
  • Cortona Exhibition; Cortona, Italy; August 12, 1995.
  • University of Georgia Department of Art Print Exhibition; Athens, GA; April 7, 1995.
  • Vision in Hand, an exhibition for the visually-impaired; William Thompson Art Gallery; Athens, GA; April 4, 1995.
  • 8th Annual Southern Juried Fine Arts Show; Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville, GA; November 4, 1994, Awarded Honorable Mention.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Tennessee Art Education Association Distinguished Service Within the Profession Award 2014-2015.
  • Tennessee Art Education Association Higher Education Art Educator of the Year 2012.
  • Faculty Study Abroad Course Development, University of Memphis, Summer 2011.
  • Sue Woodruff Cromartie Art Education Scholarship, University of Georgia, 2006, 2007.
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Graduate School, University of Georgia, February 2006.
  • Dr. Robert Nix Art Education Scholarship, April 2005.
  • Golden Apple Award for teaching, LaGrange Daily News, May 2004.
  • Teacher of the Year 2003-2004, Rosemont Elementary School.
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation academic scholarship, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

WORKSHOP AND TRAINING PRESENTATION

  • Invited Guest Speaker (2012). Colorado Art Education Association, Fall Conference. Art Advocacy: Beyond T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers, October 25-28.
  • Invited Art Educator (2011). Workshop for University of Tennessee at Chattanooga undergraduate art education majors.
  • Relating Children's Literature to the Visual Arts. (2010) Workshop for Memphis City Schools. Memphis College of Art, February 2010.

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS SERVICE AND CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

  • Judge for University of Memphis Campus School "True Blue" Contest, September 2015.
  • University of Memphis Graduate Council: Communication and Fine Arts, 2015-present.
  • Judge for University of Memphis Study Abroad Photography Contest, November, 2014.
  • University of Memphis faculty evaluator in the Hardin Honors Program's Works in Progress Symposium, November, 2014.
  • University of Memphis Study Abroad Scholarship Committee, Fall 2013-present.
  • University of Memphis Fees and Appeals Committee, Spring 2012-present.
  • Judge for University of Memphis Campus School Holiday Card Contest, November 2010, 2013, 2014.
  • University of Memphis College of Education: Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Fall 2010-present.
  • University of Memphis Teacher Education Program Interviews: College of Education, Fall 2008-present.
  • University of Memphis Art Department Recruitment Committee Fall 2013-present.
  • University of Memphis Art Department Advanced Placement Curriculum Committee 2008-2013.
  • University of Memphis Art Education Alumni Juried Exhibition, co-planner 2008-present.
  • Judge for University of Memphis Campus School Book Fair Contest, February, 2011.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Tennessee Art Education Association Fall Professional Development Conference Planning Committee: Memphis, TN. 2014, 2011, 2008.
  • Judge for MidSouth Fair 2013 School Art Competition; Southaven, MS, September 2013, 2014.
  • Judge for the Briarcrest Regional Art Contest and Exhibition: Briarcrest Christian School, October, 2012.
  • Judge for Memphis City Schools Arts Fest, Spring 2012, 2013.
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, 2011-2014.
  • Judge for Smallest User Art Contest: Sponsored by Strengthing Communities Grant from the Community Foundation and the University of Memphis, Memphis Light, Gas & Water, the University of Memphis Journalism Department, Cooper-Young Development Corporation and Evergreeen Historic Neighborhood Association, May 2010.
  • Judge for Exhibition of Student Work Memphis City Schools: Lucie E. Campbell Elementary School Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2010.
  • Judge for the Mid-South Scholastic Juried Art Awards: Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN, January 2010.
  • Tennessee Art Education Association Fall Professional Development Conference Planning Committee: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Gatlinburg, TN. November 13-14, 2009.

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

  • The Dixon Gallery and Gardens: Partnership for museum education experiences with univeristy undergraduate art and education majors, Fall 2015.
  • Brooks Museum of Art: Partnership for Family Day with university art education majors, Fall 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014.
  • Shelby County Schools: working collaboratively to place undergradate students for practicums and student teaching, 2008-present.
  • Creative Aging: partnership for University of Memphis art education majors to intern and teach art classes to senior adults, 2008-present.

ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP

  • Community Art Academy. Partnership where graduate and undergraduate art education co-teach art lessons to middle school students at a local community center, Spring 2009-present.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Tennessee Art Education Association, board member, 2008-2011
  • National Art Education Association, 1997-present
  • College Art Association, 2006-present
  • Southeastern College Art Association, 2006-present
  • Alpha Gamma Delta Alumnae Club, 1997-present