UWM Art Education

UWM Art Education Through theoretical and practical examination of elementary and secondary schools, and community-based learning settings, our program prepares students to be successful candidates for K-12 art teacher licensure in the state of Wisconsin.

11/10/2020

Join us next Tuesday on Zoom for MeetUp #3: Teacher as Performer with Jenny Brownson, UWM School of Education and 2020 ArtsECO Faculty Fellow alongside Gabrielle Vitrano, UWM theater student. Click the event link for more info!

Happening now!  Kim Cosier's Artist Now! talk is tonight! Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kim CosierJoin us: https://...
11/05/2020
Artists Now! | UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts

Happening now! Kim Cosier's Artist Now! talk is tonight!
Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kim Cosier

Join us: https://us.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/guest/968f20b6709f4f8cae53bc9ea30e9e42?fbclid=IwAR29ogTHtMF29VnmJfN30e3OarFH0VfJS2bXLzcE5g-I3GgjIt4b2BsFbl0

This talk will be recorded and shared on the UWM Artist Now! website: https://uwm.edu/arts/art-and-design/artists-now/.

Fall 2020 Schedule All Fall 2020 lectures will be FREE and offered virtually as pre-recorded events. Series supported in part by the Frederick R. Layton Fund, the John Colt Memorial Art Fund, SOFKAG, DECODE, CASA, and OBJECT. Past Artists Since... Read More

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10/27/2020

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We hope to see you NEXT MONDAY (10/26) for the Haggerty Museum of Art's Virtual Community Day! We are excited to join al...
10/21/2020
Haggerty Museum of Art Virtual Community Day | Hopin

We hope to see you NEXT MONDAY (10/26) for the Haggerty Museum of Art's Virtual Community Day! We are excited to join alongside nine of our wonderful community partners in this fun, FREE, family-friendly virtual exploration of Milwaukee arts and culture. No school for MPS students this day, so please join us and spread the word!

Learn more and register online: https://hopin.to/events/hma-community-day

Our very own ArtsECO Fellows will be leading the Morning Visual Art Workshops, so stop by, get inspired and try something new with your art skills.

Can't wait to see you all there!

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Growing Minds
Milwaukee Film
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Arts @ Large
Artists Working in Education, Inc.

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You could win a NAEA Membership & Registration for WAEA’s 2020 Fall Conference: 20/20 Virtual Vision on Oct. 24! 🚨This i...
10/20/2020

You could win a NAEA Membership & Registration for WAEA’s 2020 Fall Conference: 20/20 Virtual Vision on Oct. 24!
🚨This is a 24-hr social media challenge Deadline is Wednesday, 10/23 by 7pm! 🚨

To enter, follow these steps:
1. Follow @uwmartseco on social media
2. Post on your Instagram or Facebook something that represents your “2020 vision”
3. Use the hashtag #uwmartseco

@naea_arteducators @waeawebmaster

MeetUp #1: UWM Art Education Alumni Exhibition Join us this Tuesday evening for a virtual visit and art-making with lega...
09/21/2020
Ties That Bind | UWM Art Education 2000-2020: The Ties That Bind

MeetUp #1: UWM Art Education Alumni Exhibition
Join us this Tuesday evening for a virtual visit and art-making with legacy artist, Allen Caucutt. Caucutt is exhibited alongside legacy artist Virgilyn (Virgi) Driscoll and UWM Art Ed alumni from the past 66 years! This exhibition (and MeetUp) demonstrate the strong studio practice and artistic identities of the teachers from UWM's K-12 art licensure program.

Click the link to explore the online exhibition OR sign up for a FREE in-person viewing of the exhibition at UWM's Arts Center Gallery through October 11th.

Art Education 2000-2020: The Ties That Bind About the Exhibition Celebrating legacy alumni Allen Caucutt (’63, ’57) and Virgi Driscoll (’74, ’54), the 2020 Continuum exhibition showcases their work and brings together nineteen additional alumni who remain active makers and art educators ...

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03/02/2020

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We are excited for you to join us for Thursday's Feb. MeetUp: Self-Care / Toward the Texture of Knowing at the Haggerty ...
02/11/2020

We are excited for you to join us for Thursday's Feb. MeetUp: Self-Care / Toward the Texture of Knowing at the Haggerty Museum of Art.

Important Parking Details:

-Limited parking available in the Gesu Parish Center (Lot J), accessible from N. 11th Street.
-Metered parking available along Tory Hill / Clybourn St.
-FREE Vouchered parking available in the Wells Street Parking Structure accessible via N. 13th St. (see map for walking instructions)
🚨 ALERT: Marquette Law School Parking Garage is a $30 flat rate. If you are not ready to pay that, do NOT park there.

For the interactive map: https://mapfling.com/qp45sqq
When you click on the marker you want, it will open in GoogleMaps for easier navigation.

The ArtsECO Teacher MeetUp at UWM Union Gallery is happening tonight (W, 11/6) despite the snow! Join us for food, drink...
11/06/2019

The ArtsECO Teacher MeetUp at UWM Union Gallery is happening tonight (W, 11/6) despite the snow! Join us for food, drink and art making fun.

First Stage’s production of ON THE WINGS OF A MARIPOSA is a celebration of Mexican culture and traditions, particularly ...
10/24/2019

First Stage’s production of ON THE WINGS OF A MARIPOSA is a celebration of Mexican culture and traditions, particularly of the spiritual and colorful Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

First Stage will celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Todd Wehr Theater with a Mercadito – Artisan Market – hosting local artisans who will sell their handmade products. Artisans include: Ceci Tejeda, Linda Serna, Yesica Coria, Iuscely Flores, Mi Salgado, Lila Saavedra, Nochtli, alida cardós whaley, Brenda Brambila, Yessica Jiménez and Leilani López.

The Mercadito will be open from noon to 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 26, and noon to 3:30 pm on Sunday, October 27.

Latino Arts Strings Program students and their director Dinorah Márquez will play traditional Mexican songs from 2:30 to 3:15 pm on Saturday, and from 12:10 to 12:50 pm on Sunday.

Purchase your tickets for this exciting weekend. Use the promo code Community for $15 tickets. If you have tickets, plan to come early and stay longer.

Join us in celebrating Día de los Muertos at the Todd Wehr Theater!

UWM Art Education's cover photo
09/17/2019

UWM Art Education's cover photo

Our pal Lucy Derickson will be in the gallery at Kenilworth Square East just three more days: Thursday April 4th, 10am-8...
04/04/2019
Milwaukee Visit Spring 2019 – Lucy Louise Derickson

Our pal Lucy Derickson will be in the gallery at Kenilworth Square East just three more days:
Thursday April 4th, 10am-8pm
Friday, April 5th, 10-5pm
Saturday April 6th, 10am-8pm
If you've yet to stop by, you should go see her and her work! In fact, if you know Lucy there's also a very good chance that there may be a vessel there for you. 🙂

Art Educator | MOWA - Formstack
02/11/2019
Art Educator | MOWA - Formstack

Art Educator | MOWA - Formstack

The art educator position facilitates a dynamic studio environment for children, families, school groups, and the general public through a growing number of educational programs at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA). The art educator will be responsible for planning and teaching the weekly Studio Sa...

High school teachers -- the DVC faculty would like to invite you and your students to join them for the Design Entrepren...
12/10/2018
Design Showcase

High school teachers -- the DVC faculty would like to invite you and your students to join them for the Design Entrepreneur Showcase this week. It is always outstanding! https://uwm.edu/design-showcase/

Design Entrepreneur Showcase: You’re Invited Keynote Address and Pitch Competition Winners Wednesday 12 December 2018 6:00-8:00 pm Pitch winners pitch their product/service: 6:00-6:50 pmKeynote Address: Caitlin Cullen of Tandem Restaurant 7:00 pm Location: UWM Alumni Fireside Lounge (first level, ...

Celebrating Claudia and the defense of her thesis today!
12/01/2018

Celebrating Claudia and the defense of her thesis today!

Info meeting about Art Ed summer study abroad in Italy on Wednesday Nov 14th at 11 am in MIT 313. If you're curious to k...
11/13/2018

Info meeting about Art Ed summer study abroad in Italy on Wednesday Nov 14th at 11 am in MIT 313. If you're curious to know more but can't make it, we’re happy to answer questions via email too! [email protected] or [email protected] :)

Gallery 224
11/09/2018

Gallery 224

Just a reminder about tonight's opening reception! Join us from 5-7pm for "Just Show Up", where K-4th graders show off their works of art! If you can't make tonight's opening, you have one more chance – tomorrow (11/10) from 10am-3pm. Get more info at http://www.gallery224.com/justShowUp.html

Teachers can order free posters of the Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald!
11/09/2018
Obama Poster Request Form | National Portrait Gallery

Teachers can order free posters of the Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald!

In honor of our 50th anniversary, The National Portrait Gallery is pleased to announce the creation of teaching posters of Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of President Barack Obama and Amy Sherald’s portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama. The Portrait Gallery invites K-12 teachers to submit a req...

Free WAEA pre-service conference with free food. Details at the link!
10/21/2018
A Bridge to Experience, Pre-Service Art Education Conference

Free WAEA pre-service conference with free food. Details at the link!

A2: Protocols - Johanna Peterson: I know what I’m supposed to teach, but how do I teach art ideas/content to students? You will walk away with 50 different protocols you can use with students in your classroom. Protocols are a way to “teach” students different art content through group activit...

Does your school have 70% or higher free and reduced lunch? Have a friend who does? Take a look at these Art  Kit Grants...
10/21/2018
Fresh Artists – 2018 Art Kit Grants

Does your school have 70% or higher free and reduced lunch? Have a friend who does? Take a look at these Art Kit Grants.

Fresh Artists empowers young lives by promoting access for all children to the transformative process of art making and philanthropy.

3rd My Milwaukee Exhibition: Design a Monument is up at the Milwaukee County Historical Society NOW through October 12, ...
10/05/2018

3rd My Milwaukee Exhibition: Design a Monument is up at the Milwaukee County Historical Society NOW through October 12, 2018. Thank to Allison Smith, Keturah Jinor and Rose for their help in setup!

09/25/2018

Ruth Carter, the costume designer for Marvel's Black Panther will be coming to UWM on Thursday, November 8th in the Wisconsin Room from 7-8:30pm. She will be speaking about how she designs, her influences, how she developed the costumes for Black Panther, her thoughts about costumes for female characters and other fascinating topics.

09/19/2018

Part time or full time opening: Hmong American Peace Academy (HAPA) is looking for a 6th and 8th grade art teacher (for full-time, a second possible role can be a paraprofessional). Contact HAPA HR, Mai Shoua Xiong, at [email protected] with any questions and for more details. Thank you to alum Xee Lor for sharing this information. We

Free art for your classroom! We registered for this last year and the prints they sent were amazing!
09/10/2018
Educators

Free art for your classroom! We registered for this last year and the prints they sent were amazing!

Educators Email Forms

Short PDF describing research based actions supported by low- or no-cost strategies. Take a look! You might see a useful...
09/04/2018
What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education

Short PDF describing research based actions supported by low- or no-cost strategies. Take a look! You might see a useful request or talking point to remember for conversations.

Resource Title:What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education  Download SHARE THIS RESOURCE ON As building-­level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student receives high-quality and equitable arts learning as part of a well-rounded education. Building on the first...

Plan now to * celebrate * advocate * participate * September 9-15, 2018
08/19/2018
National Arts in Education Week

Plan now to * celebrate * advocate * participate * September 9-15, 2018

Each year in September, the field of arts education joins together in communities across the country to tell the story of the impact of the transformative power of the arts in education.

Check this out! Part time community teaching experience including 20-25 hours of visual art instruction a week. You'd re...
08/16/2018
Internship - Visual Arts Teaching Artist - Job at TBEY Arts Center, Inc.

Check this out! Part time community teaching experience including 20-25 hours of visual art instruction a week. You'd report to Program Director Myesha Cole, who also works with us at UWM!

Visual Arts Department Coordinator & Instructor Specific Responsibilities Provide at least 20 25 hours per week of instructing a class. Prepare lesson plan...

Event for educators! (We need this in MKE! In the meantime, Chicago is not that far.)
08/16/2018

Event for educators! (We need this in MKE! In the meantime, Chicago is not that far.)

Students, Teachers and Artists!
SQUEE supplies for FREE!
Please, share with others.
Thank you!

08/13/2018

Full time middle school art position in Eau Claire! https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/Vacancy/42073
This would be working at DeLong, with Kathy Bareis -- who many of you know through the WAEA Visioneers Design Challenge. Kathy would be an amazing person to have as your colleague and mentor!

Hey Art Eddies, you should consider being a Milwaukee FIlm Festival educator fellow! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1...
08/10/2018
2018 Milwaukee Film Festival Educator Fellowship Application

Hey Art Eddies, you should consider being a Milwaukee FIlm Festival educator fellow! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeAwngEr9xTZ1Gd1P7xI6HSLa7DBPaGqq4x705LYb5dtsMd6w/viewform

Please complete this form by September 7 to express interest in the 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival Educator Fellowship. All applicants will be notified by September 14 if they have been selected for the program. Structured like a seminar, the fellowship includes a pre-festival session, a handful of re...

08/06/2018

From Art Ed alum John Dorn:
50% art teacher job this year at Manitowoc Lincoln HS. The job is almost certain to become 100% next year as they are adding 9th grade to the HS. PM me if you would like to know more. Art rooms overlooking Lake Michigan. :)

Behold! No longer will the pipes rattle in the walls when people use the drinking fountain near art ed! You can fill you...
08/02/2018

Behold! No longer will the pipes rattle in the walls when people use the drinking fountain near art ed! You can fill your water bottles with this new beauty, installed over the summer.

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If you have not heard!!! The Society for Photographic Education Midwest Conference is HAPPENING IN MILWAUKEE!!! And we had a great start with an amazing lecture by Alejandro Cartagena and part of the Artists Now! Lecture Series. Oct 23-26, 2019! Here is the Conference Link: https://www.spenational.org/conferences/communities-collaborations-and-collectives Here are some highlights and dates for the conference: Co-hosted by: UWM (Peck School of the Arts, Department of Art and Design, Union Art Gallery, Focus Photography Club, Artists Now!) & MIAD Conference co-chairs: Jon Horvath (MIAD), aryn kresel (MAM), Lindsay Lochman (MKE), Kevin Miyazaki (MIAD), Allen Morris (UWM), & Joseph Mougel (UWM)… but there are many more, and all of whom have been working tirelessly on making this a reality! The Hotel: Saint Kate – Formally the Intercontinental and now Milwaukee’s Premiere Arts Hotel, is where the conference will be base out of, but many events will occur at UWM, MIAD, and within the community. Featured speakers (these events are free and open to the public): -Wed. Oct. 23 7:30PM - Alejandro Cartagena: Artists Now! -Thurs. Oct. 24 7:30PM - Justine Kurland: Saint Kate Hotel -Fri. Oct. 24 6:00PM - Strange Fire Collective (Hamidah Glasgow, Jess T. Dugan, Rafael Soldi, & Zora J Murff): MIAD Creativity Series -Fri. Oct. 24 7:30PM - Darcy Padilla: UWM Union Ballroom It is also our honor to announce Steve Foster, Professor Emeritus UWM, as this year’s honored educator! Additional speakers (during the daytime conference lectures/panels): -UWM graduate student: Michael Lagerman -UWM BFA Alumni: Vaughan Larsen -UWM Faculty: Kim Cosier & Marc Tasman w/ Ann Hanlon -From the Milwaukee area: Joe Brusky (of the Overpass Light Brigade), and Shana McCaw & Brent Budsberg Exhibitions (not an exhausted list): -In This Body of Mine: MIAD (curated by Strange Fire Collective) https://www.miad.edu/miad-galleries-overview -SPE Midwest Juried Exhibition: MIAD https://www.miad.edu/miad-galleries-overview -Work by Tomika Jones and Steve D. Foster: Saint Kate https://wisconsinart.org/exhibitions/sound-asleep.aspx -Stella Collaborative: Var West Gallery (this includes work my Lindsey Lochman) https://www.varwestgallery.com/ -Photographic Reflections: Documenting Community: UWM Union Art Gallery (featured speakers: Alejandro Cartagena, Justine Kurland, and Darcy Padilla) https://uwm.edu/studentinvolvement/arts-and-entertainment/union-art-gallery/exhibitions/ -Combined Caucus Exhibition: UWM Art Center Gallery (organized by Allen Morris) https://www.facebook.com/events/672797996575256/ -Borders and Boundaries: UWM Art Center Gallery (curated by Focus: Student Photography Club and featuring works by Alejandro Cartagena, Larry Chatman, Dave Jordano, Barbara Miner, & Johanna Warwick) https://www.facebook.com/events/672797996575256/ And there is more: Portfolio Reviews Book/Vendors Fair (Free and Open 11AM-3PM Oct 25-26) Dance Party More information and the complete schedule can be found at: url: https://www.spenational.org/conferences/communities-collaborations-and-collectives Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/139747022869983/ Instagram: Follow us at sep_midwest
Hello Art Ed people! I wanted to share that there is a full time middle/high school job opportunity at the Brown Deer School district! I want to put the message out there because we are looking for someone to start second semester so it’s going to be a pretty quick turn around. You can always message me for more info if you’re interested. 🙂
Free pre-service conference with free food. Details at the link!
50% art teacher job this year at Manitowoc Lincoln HS. The job is almost certain to become 100% next year as they are adding 9th grade to the HS. PM me if you would like to know more. Art rooms overlooking Lake Michigan. :)
I’ve learned of a job opening as a one-on-one “aide” for an International student at Martin Luther High School. The position would last for the rest of this school year and most likely next school year. If there are any December grads interested, let me know and I can connect you.
MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF WAUKESHA, INC. POSITION DESCRIPTION Classification: Academic Implemented: Position: Art Specialist Revised: 9/25/2017 Reports to: Program Director FLSA Status: Exempt PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY The Art Specialist is responsible for implementing appropriate Art instruction for children of varying ages. The Art Specialist communicates with each child’s classroom teacher at conference and progress report times regarding their progress through introduced materials and lessons, while maintaining responsibility for all aspects of classroom management. EDUCATION A Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree in an Art related field is desired, as well as State of Wisconsin licensure SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE • Knowledge of and ability to relate lessons to a Montessori setting and method of education. • Knowledge of child development and relevant educational concepts. • Organizational abilities including guidance and self-direction. • Ability to plan and implement group and individualized activities. • Ability to provide a suitable match between assessment of the child and appropriate development of activities. • Ability to facilitate a classroom-specialist partnership, where appropriate. EXPERIENCE • One to three-years experience in a Montessori environment providing Art instruction to children of varying ages is preferred. EQUIPMENT USED • Office equipment including telephone, fax machine, copy machine as well as laminating machines, paper cutters and other related equipment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL STRESS FACTORS • Must be able to sit on the floor, stand, and walk for the majority of the workday. • Frequently lifts up to 25 lbs. May occasionally be required to lift up to 40 lbs. • Coordination and interaction with children MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES • Ensure the safety and security of each child by maintaining minimum standards required by health, education, and welfare codes. • Carry out initial introduction to lessons and reinforcement activities for children of varying ability levels. • Design materials to meet the needs and interests of children with varying abilities and backgrounds. • Observe and assess each child, and maintain a chronological record of all relevant observations of their progress. • Maintain proactive and responsive communication with classroom staff, children, parents, and other MSW employees, as appropriate. GENERAL DUTIES • Be aware of community resources for enrichment, and program development. • Provide information to classroom teachers to aid in parent-teacher conferences and parent meetings. • Attend school meetings and programs, as appropriate. NOTE: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Just got a call from Mukwonago Middle School looking for someone part-time. I can give you the principal's number if anyone is interested. It doesn't look like it's on WECAN yet.
Come check out the Pathfinders bird homes and poems fundraiser featuring amazing bird houses designed, built and created by amazing Milwaukee High School of the Arts sophomores and Lancaster Elementary 2nd graders tomorrow from 3pm to 6pm at St.Joseph's Hospital.