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CCNY Student Chironjit Das wins Connor Award

Chironjit Das, an undergraduate student in the Art Education department, has received a Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Award. These awards go to students at CUNY in the fields of studio art, art history and art education. Students receive tuition support, and are recognized for their outstanding achievement in research and projects as part of their … Continue reading

Thesis update: Art Assessment

I’m Kelly Martin and I teach at PS75 and work for Studio in a School, I’m British and I paint. I have been immersed in the notion of assessment in art lately, watching an art teacher from the Computer School (who got her Masters last year with the one and only Marit) employing systems like … Continue reading

NYC Art Educator Interview #4: Laura Craft

NYC Art Educator Interview #4: Laura Craft The field of Art Education is large and encompasses everything from art teachings in traditional schools, to teaching artists, to museum educators, to administrators in art education non-profits. There are different paths that one can take to get to these positions. This informal interview is designed to help … Continue reading

NYC Art Educator Interview #3: Katie Walters

NYC Art Educator Interview #3: Katie Walters The field of Art Education is large and encompasses everything from art teachings in traditional schools, to teaching artists, to museum educators, to administrators in art education non-profits. There are different paths that one can take to get to these positions. This informal interview is designed to help share … Continue reading

Guest author: Minority Report

CCNY Art Ed alum, Jasmin Eli-Washington, led a standout activity at the recent Teaching Art Today: #BlackLivesMatter Teach in at the New Museum. Her description of the lesson can be adapted for multiple contexts. Minority Report Why this Exercise?: The goal of this exercise is to create a supportive environment in which the participants can … Continue reading

Integrating Text and Image – Tackling The Post Modern Principles of Art

A research based, inter-disciplinary practice, that goes from the personal to the political, is often integral to the Contemporary artist’s practice. This semester, we examined how our own histories and environments have shaped us, and gave voice to these individual stories through photographic and text based work.  As we presented these in class, we considered the Post Modern Principles, which we found better … Continue reading

Artmaking with Young Children

I was incredibly lucky to begin my art education career at the Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM) – celebrating its 30th birthday this year! CCM has a fully-dedicated art studio and gallery space on the ground floor.  This Kraft Artabounds Studiowas my home for two years as I helped teach and manage family, school, afterschool, and … Continue reading

Principals Panel – November 13

  Please join the CCNY School of Education for a Principals Panel on November 13 from 4:30 – 7 pm in NAC Faculty Dining Room.  The panel will focus on “Interviewing Skills for a Teaching or Leadership Position”. The panel will be addressing their favorite interview questions, expected  responses from candidates and responses to audience … Continue reading