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Summer 2021 Arrowmont Experience

Scrap Box » By Brynn Ward, Student | BA Art Education » This summer, I attended the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts receiving one of two scholarships awarded by the UCA Department of Art and Design, the Windgate Foundation and the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts University P … [Read more...]

Congratulations to New Art Teachers

Viewpoint; View from the Classroom » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Congratulations to the following 2020-2021 Department of Art and Design alums who earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis and secured positions as art teachers starting this fall: Sarah Childres, P … [Read more...]

Art and Design Alums Illustrate Books

Announcements; Alumni » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » James Scott, B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis, 2015, illustrated Your Smile, a children’s book written by Will McCrotty, a colleague. James is currently an art teacher at Russellville Junior High School. The book is ava … [Read more...]

Art Education Club Organizes for 2021-2022

Event » By Shelby Bennett, UCA Art Education Club President | BA Art Education » The UCA Art Education Club is off to a great start for the fall 2021 semester! On Tuesday, August 31st at 6:00 pm we held our official RSO interest group meeting at the amphitheater in front of the UCA Student C … [Read more...]

Harlow Speaking at Illinois Art Education Association Fall Conference

Announcements; Faculty & Staff » By Trina Harlow, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Education » Dr. Trina Harlow, assistant professor of art education, was selected to speak on November 6th at the 2021 Illinois Art Education Association Fall Conference. Her conference presentation is titled, “ … [Read more...]

Arkansas Art Educators Summer Conference & National Art Education Association’s Meeting

Event » By Trina Harlow, Assistant Professor of Art, Art Education » On June 19, 2021, the Arkansas Art Educators (AAE) Summer Conference was held in Conway at Cadron Settlement Park. 45 art teachers from across the state of Arkansas attended this socially distanced AAE in the Park outdoor p … [Read more...]

Early Experiences in Art Education

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Associate Professor of Art, Art Education » The Art Education Emphasis Some students come to UCA knowing that they want to become art teachers. Some students start off in other majors or emphases and then later want to explore the p … [Read more...]

New Teachers Hired and Next Group on Their Way

Viewpoint, View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Just like last year, I want to start by congratulating recent graduates who secured teaching positions as art teachers. Each earned the B.A. in Art: Art Education Emphasis with the exception of Jessica Camp (2013 B … [Read more...]

Art Education Events and Thanks to Dr. Kuster

Viewpoint; View from the Field » By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Spring Art Education Class Many of the students in Dr. Young’s Introduction to Art Education class this spring will get their first taste of teaching when they work with elementary-age students in the dep … [Read more...]

Announcements; Alumni »

By Jeff Young, Professor of Art, Art Education » Art Education » Misty Kew Misty Kew, BA in Art: Art Education Emphasis. Misty presented "An Art Teacher's First Year in STEM - STEM to STEAM," November 1, at the 2018 Arkansas Art Educators Conference in Little Rock. Misty is currently the art t … [Read more...]