Parsons

  • Profile:

    I have taught both studio art and art history for over twenty years. I focus on Barqoue Art and the art of Japan and India. My art work is informed by my love of cutlture and art history, I enjoy working with art students in art history because they bring the eye of an artist to their study.

    Degrees Held:

    BFA University of Michigan

    MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art

    EdD Teachers College Columbia University

    Professional Affiliations:

    National Art Education Society

    College Art Association

    American Museum Alliance

    Recent Publications:

    April 2010     presented paper at National Art Education Assoc.  “Indonesian Puppets as an Interdisciplinary Vehicle”

    January 2006   “Islam in Southeast Asia”. contributor (section on shadow puppets.) Published by Asia Society.

    September 2006 “From Silk to Oil”contributor (section on Buddhist art.)  Published by China Institute.  Winner of the Buchman Award for curriculum development.

    October 1997    National Association of Laboratory School Journal.“Art History and Studio Art: an Integrated Curriculum.”

    Also included in Bernard Toale’s book “Papermaking” Davis Publications

    Judith Heller’s book“Who’s  Who of  American Women Artists.”

    1984 ART NEWS  article by Ronnie Cohen on papermakers.

    Numerous exhibition catalogues     

     

    Performances And Appearances:

    Exhibitions, most recent

    June 2020  Carter Burden Gallery, NYC  group show

    January 2019  Carter Burden Gallery NYC two person show

    2013 August     Coming Together After Sandy, Brooklyn, New York.

    2009 August     Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York

    2008 January   Citibank Corporate Art Collection (purchase of portfolio of 12 images for collection)

    2008 January  Rye Museum, New York.  Works on paper

    2007 June       International Print Show, NYC.  Represented by Dieu Donne Papermill

    Awards And Honors:

    2018    New School grant to attend conference in Dunhuang China

    2003-2006      Hunter Faculty Grant: support of studio work in handmade paper.

    2006               Hunter directors grant to travel and develop curriculum on art in Cambodia.

    Summer 2001 China Institute. Travel and research grant on Buddhist art of the silk road in China.

    Summer 1999 Hunter faculty grant. Travel and research in India on Buddhist art. 

    1998-1999       City University of New York Research grant. Studio Grant.

    June 1997         Council on Basic Education. Studio grant.

    July 1995          Japan Society. Study in Japan focus on Buddhist architecture.

    Summer 1994   National Endowment for the Humanities. Study in Italy. Seminar on St. Francis of Assisi

    VISITING ARTIST

    1976-79           Several visits to Twinrocker Paper Mill. Brookston, IN.

    1979-present    Several visits to Dieu Donne Paper Mill. New York, NY.

     

     

    Summer 1992   City University of New York Creative Incentive Grant (studio grant).

     

    Current Courses:

    Baroque Art

    Baroque Art (Fall 2019)

    Japanese Art

    Objects as History

    Objects as History (Fall 2019)

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