Shana Cinquemani

Shana Cinquemani has worked as a museum educator, preschool teaching assistant and elementary and middle school art teacher. Her research interests are grounded in theories of early childhood art education, the conceptualization of children’s art as a meaningful socio-cultural practice, connections between art and play, curriculum inquiry and theory, ethical research practices with children and relationships between children and adults in the art classroom space.

Cinquemani has published her research in The Journal of Art Education, Bank Street College of Education’s Occasional Papers and The Journal of Visual Inquiry, and she has a chapter in the edited text Communities of Practice: Art, Play, and Aesthetics in Early Childhood. She is currently working on a publication related to ethical practice in teaching and research with young children. In addition, she has presented her research at various national and international conferences, including the National Art Education Association, Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education, The International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry and various state art education conferences. She currently serves as president of the Early Childhood Art Educators Interest Group for the NAEA and on the editorial review board for The Journal of Art Education.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • TLAD-652G-01 Context, Content, and Practices In Art & Design Education
  • TLAD-604G-01 Lab School: Learning Through Art and Design
  • TLAD-601G-02 Mapping Visual Arts Learning

Wintersession 2019 Courses

  • TLAD-W402-01 Artist-teacher In School

Spring 2019 Courses

  • TLAD-656G-01 Colloquium In Contemporary Practices In Arts Learning
  • TLAD-608G-01 Student Teaching In Elementary School

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design