Art Education

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ART ED ProfessorS:Dr. laura gardner + Dr. Michelle Livek

Careers in art education include elementary, middle and high school art teachers, as well as arts administrators, museum educators and college faculty who prepare future art educators. At Winthrop University, art education students earn a Bachelor of Arts in Art degree and receive a K-12 teaching certification through the College of Education. 

Graduates of the art education program at Winthrop have found success teaching art in public and private schools, working in museums, or in arts organizations throughout the state and region. Others continue on to graduate studies to become arts administrators, professional artists, art therapists, or teachers in higher education. 

The art education faculty at Winthrop University are professionally involved in teaching, making and exhibiting art, research, presentations, publications, and workshops, as well as community and cultural service. They are also active members of such organizations as the South Carolina Art Education Association, the National Art Education Association, and the Association for Arts Administration Educators.