Professor Art and Visual Technology and Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching in Art Education Program
Renee Sandell is a professor of Art and Visual Technology in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and director of the Masters of Arts in Teaching Art Education Program.
Sandell's research and teaching interests include visual literacy, gender concerns, multicultural issues in art education, studio pedagogy, art and healing, museum education, technology and learning and the professional development of teachers. She is co-author and co-editor of several books including "Women, Art and Education" and "Gender Issues in Art Education: Content, Contexts and Strategies." Her installations of ink and watercolor markings explore the human condition in time, space and place.
As an advocate of art education leadership, Sandell has served on several art education editorial boards and was a member of the Advisory Board of School Arts magazine. She has also presented workshops for the National Gallery of Art's Summer Teacher Institute and has served as a consultant to various school systems, museums, cultural organizations as well as the Maryland State Department of Education.
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