John & Betty Michael Autobiographical Lecture Series in Art Education

John Michael Autobiographical Distinguished Lecturer for 2020-21

Terry Barrett, “Responding to Art: A Life of Engagement”

Monday, September 28, 2020
7:30 pm, Online Lecture Presentation
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Terry Barrett is Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University where he received a Distinguished Teaching Award for his courses in art criticism and aesthetics. Dr. Barrett is author of books including Why Is That Art?, Criticizing Photographs, Criticizing Art, Interpreting Art, Talking About Student Art, and Making Art. His most recent book is CRITS: A Student Manual. He is former senior editor of the research journals Studies in Art Education and The International Journal of Education and the Arts. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the National Art Education Association and recipient of the Insight Award from the Society of Photographic Education. His chapters and articles on teaching art, criticism, and aesthetics in schools, museums, and community settings are published in many anthologies and journals. He has worked in art with learners of all ages throughout the United States and internationally. He is currently writing and making art in Bradenton, Florida.

Past Autobiographical Lectures

Digital archives of this collection

Viktor Lowenfeld

Edwin Ziegfeld

Mary Adeline McKibbin

Victor D’Amico

Fred Logan

Natalie Robinson Cole

Ralph Beelke

Harold Schultz

Frank Wachowiak

Charles D. Gaitskell

June King McFee

Al Hurwitz

Edward Mattil

Ivan Johnson

Stanley Czurles

Edmund Burke Feldman

John Michael

Kenneth Lansing

Laura Chapman

Eugene Grigsby

Elliot Eisner

Jerome Hausman

George W. Hardiman and Theodore Zernich

Foster Wygant

Pearl Greenberg

Charles M. Dorn

Ana Mae Barbosa

Arthur D. Efland

Georgia C. Collins

Nancy Parker MacGregor

Robert Saunders

Willis Bing Davis

Maryl Fletcher Dejong

Marjorie Wilson and Brent Wilson

Enid D. Zimmerman

Mary Stokrocki

Renee Sandell

Paul Duncum

Mary Ann Stankiewicz

Christine Marmé Thompson