Michael Lecture Series

Mary Ann Stankiewicz

John Michael Autobiographical Distinguished Lecturer for 2017-18

Monday, October 9, 2017
7:30 pm, Miami University Art Museum

History & Memory: Becoming an Art Educator in the 1950s–1970s

Mary Ann StankiewiczMary Ann Stankiewicz, Professor of Art Education at the Pennsylvania State University, served as president of the National Art Education Association from 2003-2005. Her research on art education history and policy has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Spencer Foundation, and the Oregon Center for the Humanities. 

Her book Developing Visual Arts Education in the United States: Massachusetts Normal Art School and the Normalization of Creativity was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016. Her 2001 book, Roots of Art Education Practice, has been translated into Korean.

Professor Stankiewicz coordinated art education programs at the University of Maine and California State University, Long Beach; was Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Ringling School of Art and Design; and served as a program officer at the Getty Trust. She edited NAEA’s journal Art Education (1995-98) and was Senior Editor of Studies in Art Education (2015-17). An NAEA Distinguished Fellow, past-president of NAEA’s Women's Caucus, and recipient of the June King McFee award, she was NAEA’s 2014 National Art Educator.

Before speaking at Miami University, she will talk at Massachusetts College of Art and Design on October 5 as part of the series of events for the inauguration of their President.

Related: Keynote Address at Pre-Service Art Education Conference, October 8


Past Autobiographical Lectures

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