1:15 Peter London (Keynote Talk)
Amy Ruopp, art teacher, Midland MI public schools and Mae
DeBruyn, Science teacher, Midland MI public schools
Richard Mills, Professor of Art, Long Island University, New York,
and Director, Hackensack River (Restoration) Project
Jane Kunzman, Holistic art educator, Chair, Visual Art Department,
Gill St. Bernardís School, Gladstone NJ
General audience participation/discussion
2:45 Refreshment break and Posters
Andrea Mathieson, Artist,
Educator, Environmentalist, Owner/Director, Raven Essences, Ontario.
Dr. Heather Anderson, Artist, Educator, Environmentalist, author of
Art and Eco Awareness: A Teachers Guide to Art and the Natural
Environment, Fresno, CA
Erica Hansen, Artist in Residence, The Creative Alliance,
Lisa Lipsett, Artist, Educator, Environmentalist, Author, Beauty
Muse, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
3:15 Programs and Practicalities:
Florida State University: Tom
Anderson, Anniina Suominen Guyas, Kristie Moore, Sunny Spillane.
University of British Columbia: Rita Irwin, Valerie Triggs.
Aalto University Finland: Pirkko Pohjakallio, Jan van Boeckel.
5:00 Summary discussion and
6-7 Optional wine and cheese reception at the museum
This pre-conference is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the
Rubin Museum, but is limited to the first 35 participants who register.
Please register by sending an email of intent to Kristie Moore at
At the NAEA convention
itself, Friday, the 2nd of March, 2012:
SPEAK OUT SESSION, 2:00 - 3:20 PM
Environmentally Aware and Ecologically Activist Art Education
Sheraton Metropolitan Ballroom West 2nd
An international panel of researchers and teachers from the United States,
Canada, and Finland connect teaching, learning, and research centered on
environmentally aware and ecologically activist art education.
Tom Anderson, Peter London