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College of Fine Arts and Communication
School of Art and Design


Alice Arnold, Ed.D.

EDUCATION
Ed.D.  University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), Art Education. 1987
M.A. University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), Art Education. 1981
B.F.A. Illinois Wesleyan University, Painting/Drawing. 1975

CURRENT POSITION
Associate Professor, Art Education, East Carolina University. 1998–present    

UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Program Coordinator for Art Education, East Carolina University. 1995–1997    

PRIOR UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Assistant Professor, Art Education, East Carolina University. 1992–1998    
Assistant Professor, Art Education, Pembroke State University. 1990–1992    
Assistant Professor, Art Education, Appalachian State University. 1987–1990    
Assistant Professor, Art Education, Cumberland College. 1985–1987    
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 1979–1985

OTHER PROFESSIONAL TEACHING POSITIONS
Art Teacher, Roanoke High School, Roanoke, Illinois, 1978–1979    
Art Teacher, Assumption High School, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1976–1978    
Art Teacher, C.U. Dist. 5 Grade Schools, Normal, Illinois. 1975–1976

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Interdisciplinary arts and literacy education
Creativity, children, and communities of learning
Constructivist educational methods in the creation of optimal learning environments
Cross-cultural learning in the arts

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS
“Ziegfeld Service Award” of the United States Society for Education through Art, National Art Education  Association. Given for service to international art education, April 20, 2009. 


“Globalization, Art, and Education” Two-part Super Session presented at the Annual Conference of the National Art Education Association.  Minneapolis. Only one of approximately 50 sessions per day are designated as “Super-Sessions,"March,18, 2009.

 

 “Higher Education Art Educator of the Year” Awarded by the board of the North Carolina Art Education Association, October 25, 1998.


Invited Keynote Speaker: “Creativity in a global world: Welcoming another view” World Creativity Summit, Taipei, Taiwan. June 5, 2008.
http://jorees.wordpress.com/2008/07/30/photographs-from-the-2nd-world-creativity-summit-taipei-2008/

 

PUBLICATIONS

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
Arnold, A. (1987). Responding patterns of native children and adults to artistic styles in paintings. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


BOOKS
Delacruz, E. M., Arnold, A., Parsons, M, & Kuo, A. (2009). Globalization, Art, and Education. Reston, VA.: National Art Education Association. (A 41-chapter book with contributions from leading scholars, artists, and educators from around the world.)

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/edelacru/www/globalization.html

CHAPTERS AND ESSAYS IN SCHOLARLY BOOKS, PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS,  & PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Arnold, A. (2009). Jan Ru Wan: A transcultural journey. In E. M. Delacruz, A. Arnold, M. Parsons, & A. Kuo (Eds.), Globalization, art, and education. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.


Arnold, A. (2009). Creativity in a global world: Welcoming another view. In A. Kuo, M. Day, & J. Rees (Eds.), Proceedings from the 2nd World Creativity Summit. Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan Normal University/Taiwan Ministry of Education Press. 

http://worldcreativitysummit.org/index.htm


Arnold, A. (2009). Inside Larry’s circle. School Arts, 108(5), 48–50.

Arnold, A. (2005). Confronting violence through the arts: A thematic approach. Art Education, 58(4), 20–34.

Arnold, A. (2004). Themed birdhouses. School Arts, 103(2), 46

Arnold, A. (2003). Surroundings as a point for children’s aesthetic response and art making (chairperson’s remarks). In P. Sahasrabude (Ed.), International Conversations through Art: Perspectives on Art Education: Invited Seminars.  New York: The Center for International Art Education Inc., Teachers College Columbia University.

Arnold, A. (2001). Elizabeth Stein: My teacher. In K. Congdon, D. Blandy, & P. Bolin (Eds.), National Art Education Association anthology: Histories of community-based art education. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Arnold, A. (1999). School leadership, the arts, and special education. In A. L. Nyman & A. M. Jenkins (Eds.), National Art Education Association anthology: Issues and approaches to art for students with special needs. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Arnold, A. (1997). Stories and art: Creating multiple levels of meaning. School Arts, 96(8), 22.

Arnold, A. (1996). National standards for arts education: A mandate for curriculum integration. North Carolina Journal of Teacher Education, 8(2), 114–117.

Arnold, A. (1996). Fostering autonomy through the arts. Art Education, 49(4), 20–34.

Arnold, A. (1996). The connective power of stories. In C. Henry (Ed.), National Art Education Association middle school anthology. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Arnold, A. (1995). Opening windows to stories through art. Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, 8(2), 204–207.

Arnold, A. (1994). Debunking the myth of talent. Arts & Activities, 115(5), 25.

Arnold, A. (1994). Building community through arts experiences. Art Education, 47(3), 47–51


OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Arnold, A. (2008). World Creativity Summit, the World Congress, and those along the way. NAEA News, 50(6).


Arnold, A. As President of the United States Society for Education through Art, I was responsible for twelve 800-word newsletter columns for NAEA News. (June, August, October, & December, 2006; February, April, June, August, October, & December, 2007; and also for the 2005–2006 academic year.) Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.


Arnold, A. (2005). Fine arts and folk arts of Russia: A cultural exploration. USSEA News: The Newsletter of the United States Society for Education through Art, 28(1).


Arnold, A. (2002). Fun, fantastic! USSEA News: The Newsletter of the United States Society for Education through Art, 26(2).


Arnold, A. (Contributing author). (2000). Connections in art: The interdisciplinary art-based curriculum for levels 1–5. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications.


Arnold, A. (1991). The art of seeing: Instructor's manual. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

JOURNAL AFFILIATIONS
International Journal of Education through the Arts: advisory board, 2008–present.
http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=121/


International Journal of Education & the Arts: advisory board, 2008–present. A peer reviewed, open access research journal devoted to arts and aesthetic education.


Visual Arts Research: Educational, Historical, Philosophical, and Psychological Perspectives: editorial consultant, 2003–present. An internationally recognized peer-reviewed scholarly journal.


Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education: editorial board, 2005–2009. A nationally recognized, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published since 1981 by the United States Society for Education through the Arts.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
National Art Education Association
    http://www.naea-reston.org/
    NAEA Seminar for Research in Art Ed


International Society for Education through Art
    http://www.insea.org/


United States Society for Education through Art
    http://ussea.sdstate.org
    Executive Secretary: 2007-2009
    President: 2005–2007


International Child Art Foundation 

       
North Carolina Art Education Association
    http://www.ncaea.appstate.edu/


Phi Beta Delta: Honor Society for International Scholars


Phi Delta Kappa International


North Carolina Distance Learning Association

SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS BEFORE PROFESSIONAL AUDIENCES

"Higher order thinking skills and online gaming: Myth or reality?" Presented by Rebecca King and Alice Arnold, North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. October 24, 2009

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 “Globalization, art, and education.” National Art Education Association Annual Conference Super Session 1: Global culture. In the first half of this two-hour session, co-editors and authors of the new NAEA anthology, Globalization, art, and education shared research about the production and consumption of international material and visual culture, digital global representations, hybrid artistic identities, cybernet activist art, and youth creative practices. Presented by Elizabeth Delacruz, Ann Kuo, Alice Arnold, Michael Parsons, B. Stephen Carpenter II, Charles Garoian, Yvonne Gaudelius, Karen Keifer-Boyd, and Marjorie Manifold, Christine Thompson. April, 2009.


Globalization, art, and education.” Super Session 2: International and cross-cultural collaborations. In the second half of this super session, authors from NAEA’s new anthology, Globalization, art, and education, look at the growing importance of transcultural experience and international collaborations for visual arts education. Authors examine the work of international artists residing in the US, share findings from educational projects involving international teams of faculty and students, reflect on the goals and outcomes of interdisciplinary and multicultural educational initiatives, and discuss international teaching ventures.  MODERATOR: Alice Arnold. Discussants: Tom Anderson, Flavia Bastos, Doug Blandy, Christine Ballengee-Morris, Kristin Congdon, Pamela Taylor, and Enid Zimmerman. National Art Education Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN.


“World Creativity Summit, Taiwan, 2008: Visual art is the language for the 21st century.” Presented by Barbara Andrews and Alice Arnold, National Art Education Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 


“Creating identity portraits in a university class.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Asheville, NC. November 9, 2008.


“Creativity in a global world: Welcoming another view.” 32nd InSEA World Congress Report from Osaka, Japan. North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Asheville, NC. November 7, 2008.


“Confronting violence through the arts.” 32nd InSEA World Congress/Research Conference 2008, Osaka, Japan. August 9, 2008.


“How to foster creativity in children.” Guest speaker at the National Hualien University of Education, Hualien City, Taiwan. June 9, 2008.


“Creativity in a global world: Welcoming another view.” Keynote speaker, 2008 World Creativity Summit, Taipei, Taiwan. June 5, 2008. http://jorees.wordpress.com/2008/07/30/photographs-from-the-2nd-world-creativity-summit-taipei-2008/


 “Collage as identity portrait.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Wilmington, NC. November 4, 2007.


“Global literacy exposure.” Columbus County Schools, Celebrate the Arts Festival, high school art clinician. November 23–25, 2007.


“To serve.” College of Fine Arts and Communication Presentation on Community Involvement and Service, at the Fourth Annual ECU Conference on Service-Learning: Extending Our Century of Service: An ECU Tradition. March 9, 2007.


“Why have there been no great woman artists revisited?” UNC-G Creative Action in the Arts, panel with Dr. Roberta Rice and Dr. Pam Lawton. March 29, 2006.


“Bringing Russian culture into your classroom with art and music.” Invited co-presenter with Dr. Linda High. International Studies Schools Association, Fifth Annual Conference. Raleigh-Durham, NC. www.du.edu/issa February 18, 2006.


“Exploring images of violence in works of art.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Asheville, NC. October 30, 2005.


”Incorporating the arts in classroom activities.” Martin County Community Action Head Start, Greenville, NC. October 30, 2005.


“Folk arts of Russia.” ECU Russian Studies Arts Workshop, Greenville, NC. March 27, 2004.

 

“A look at Russia with K-8 students: Integrating Russian folktales with music and art activities.” Mary Lois Staton Reading and Language Arts Conference, Greenville, NC. February 18, 2004.

 

 “Russia: A personal journey.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Greensboro, NC. November 2, 2003.


“Creating dialogues: Telling our stories.” National Art Education Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN. April 5, 2003.


“Themed birdhouses: The thematic approach.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Wilmington, NC. November 3, 2002.

 

“Surroundings as a staring point for children’s aesthetic response and art making.” Chairperson. InSEA 31st World Congress ISRAEL seminar, New York. August, 2002.


“Remembering a teacher.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. October 26, 2001.


“The Storyteller dolls of the Pueblo.” With Dr. Nancy House. North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. October 27, 2001.

“NAEA Distinguished Fellows Institute: The dialogue continues.” National Art Education Association Conference, New York. March 17, 2001.


“Lessons from NAEA Fellows Institutes.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Wilmington, NC. October 22, 2000.


“Creative arts informance.” Partnership for Excellence in Education: Research, Policy, Practice: Partners for the Third Millennium, Raleigh, NC. April 18, 2000.

 

“Arts education in two cultures: Korea and US.” With Dr. Nanyoung Kim. North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Wilmington, NC. November 7, 1999.


“National standards for arts education: A mandate for curriculum integration.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Durham, NC. November 7, 1998.


“Best lessons: North Carolina art educators of the year 1998.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Durham, NC. November 7, 1998.


“Drawing words / Painting ideas.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. October 24, 1997.


“Interviewing skills for future teachers.” North Carolina Art Education Association Conference, Winston-Salem, NC. October 25, 1997.

SELECTED GRANTS

Youth Arts Festival: Global Arts Initiative. East Carolina University CFAC Diversity Collaborative Proposal. Submitted to Office of Institutional Diversity, “Treasure Trove” Program. With Gloria Bailey (CFAC Director of Diversity & Outreach), Alice Arnold (art), Patch Clark (theatre), Linda High (music), and Dindy Reich (art, coordinator of the Youth Arts Festival). January 28, 2009. $500.00.


US Department of Education, Title VI-A Grant. $348,000.00. To infuse a Russian Studies component into the ECU curriculum. Principle investigator: Dr. Sylvie Henning. Outreach coordinator: Alice Arnold ($20,000 of the grant) - Assisted with the Russian Studies Film Festival, hosted the Fulbright Scholars from Russia who spoke at the Russian Forums, and coordinated the “Arts of Russia” Russian Studies Workshops for public school teachers in North Carolina. 2002–2004.


Office of School Services, School of Education, ECU. Creative Arts “Informance” Matching Incentive Grant. Alice Arnold with Patch Clark, Dr. Dawn Clark, and Dr. Linda High. $7,500.


Division of Graduate Studies, ECU. Interdisciplinary Initiatives Grant. To develop an interdisciplinary course. Principle investigator: Dr. David White. Project Consultant: Alice Arnold. $6,000.


Z. Smith Reynolds Grant (Ms. Valeria Lee). To develop “The smARTS Alliance” as a network for interdisciplinary learning in the visual and performing arts. Principal investigators: Dr. David White and Karen Vail-Smith. Project Consultant: Alice Arnold. $10,000.


Bertie County Schools (NC). To team teach, with four other professors, integration of the arts throughout the curriculum. January to May 1996. $5,000.


Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, ECU. To bring a Phi Delta Kappa workshop to campus. February 22, 1996. $2,500.


Kenan Institute for the Arts, “A+ Summer Institute,” ECU Site Coordinator. A one-week training institute on arts integration at ECU for North Carolina classroom teachers and arts specialists. July 31 to August 4, 1995. Multi-million dollar grant.


US Department of Education, Title IV Grant. To travel to Tallinn, Estonia, for two weeks and deliver a series of lectures to the public school art teachers of Estonia. May 19, 1993. $2,200.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2009–2010      

East Carolina University
Ladonia Wright Cultural Center (Board)
Center for Faculty Excellence, Advisory Board  (CFAC representative)
School of Art and Design Strategic Planning Committee    
 

TRUNA Tar River University Neighborhood Assoc. (Board)
http://www.trunaliving.com/

2008–2009        

East Carolina University
United States Society for Education through Art (Board) (Executive Secretary: 2007–2009)
Ladonia Wright Cultural Center (Board)
University Appellate Due Process Committee
Center for Faculty Excellence, Advisory Board (CFAC representative)    
University Service-Learning Committee (CFAC representative)