PRESENTATIONS

PLACES AND SPACES

this presentation was the result of an investigation of the relationship between the environment of where learning take place and it’s impact on the curriculum.  it was first given at the NAEA conference in Seattle 2011 and then at the university of Cincinnati, at the university of Cincinnati and then Kutztown University in 2013.  it was most recently presented in fall of  2015 to the beverly taylor sorensen educators throughout the state of utah.

naea-event

james presenting in new orleans at the naea curriculum slam 2015.

naea curriculum slam & national forum 2015

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TRAIN TRIBE

this was  presented in november of 2014 at the CAEA annual conference and was also later published in their state publication.  my main goal of this project was to use technology to close the geographic distance and for students to understand a different life experience far from their own.

STUDENT ARTIST STATEMENTS

this presentation was part of the evening for educators event at the springville museum of art in october of 2016. with the new national core art standards this has become an increasingly important skill for students to acquire.

PRESENTATION GIVEN AT SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY & UVU

this presentation was taking about my ongoing struggle to create art and discussing my personal journey as an artist and educator. this given to southern utah university and later at utah valley university.

PRESENTATION GIVEN AT UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

in this presentation i make connections between the similarities of processes of both art educators and artists.

PRESENTATION GIVEN AT NAEA 2013

i share some of the ways that my students and i have collaborated in an attempt to help students make wider connections between art and the world around them.

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