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Current Ph.D. candidate in Art Education, anticipated completion May 2022
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
2002 M.A. Art Education
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1992 B.S. Elementary Education, Minor in Art
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Design, Art, and Performance
2016-current Limited Term Lecturer in Distance Learning
Course taught: A&D 255 Art Appreciation Online (also developed)
2003-2012 Continuing Lecturer of Art and Design
A&D 201 Art for the Elementary School Teacher
A&D 202 Intro to Art Education
A&D 227 Art History from 1400 to Present
A&D 255 Art Appreciation
A&D 255 Art Appreciation Online (also developed)
A&D 303 Art in the Middle School/Jr. High
A&D 402 Art in the Secondary School
A&D 490 Independent Study: The Medici and the Renaissance
A&D 590 Teaching Assistant in Art Appreciation
SA 306 Art and Landscapes of Rome study abroad trip
2006-2007 Coordinator of Graduate Studies for Art and Design
1999-2002 Teaching Assistant and Instructor of Record
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
School of Visual Art
2014-2019 Supervisor of Student Teachers in Art Education
A ED 495 A/B and C/D Student Teaching Practicum in Art Education
2012-2014 Graduate Assistant and Instructor of Record
ART 122Y Commentary on Art (online course)
A ED 303 Art for the Elementary School Teacher
A ED 489 Advanced Practicum (Saturday Art School)
Ivy Tech State College, Lafayette, IN
2004-2006 Adjunct Instructor
Course taught: ARH 110 Art Appreciation
Uhlig, S., Migliore, A., & Reid-Walsh, J. (2020). The generative act of critical pedagogy: Animating children’s books and games as research practice. The generative act of critical pedagogy: Animating children’s books and games as research practice. In H. Mreiwed, M. R. Carter, & C. Mitchell, (Eds.) Art as an agent for social change (pp. 167-175). Brill | Sense.
Powell, K., & Uhlig, S. (2019). (Un)Boxing the senses: A multisensory artistic response for a curriculum in sensory ethnography. In W. Gershon (Ed.) Sensuous curriculum: Politics and the senses in education (pp. 157-174). Information Age Publishing.
Hanawalt, C. & Uhlig, S. (2017). Making Place through Mabel Spofford: Archival Materials, Assemblages and Events. In Bolin, P. & Kantawala, A. (Eds.) Revitalizing history: Recognizing the struggles, lives, and achievements of African American and women art educators (pp. 41-54). Vernon Press.
Uhlig, S., Lewis, L., & Carpenter, B. S. (2016). Calling critical work into question: A case of arts-based performance as public pedagogy, participatory inquiry, and informal learning. In P. Burnard, E. Mackinlay, & K. Powell (Eds.) The Routledge international handbook of intercultural arts research(pp. 204-214). Routledge.
Journal Publications: Non-Refereed
Uhlig, S. (Accepted). I believe in the power of art: vanessa german, citizen artist. Art Education.
Steinecker, D., & Uhlig, S. (2019). Play. Journal for Arts Research. 45(1), 95-102.
SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS
Graduate Student Excellence in Mentoring Award Nominee for the College of Arts and Architecture, Penn State University. (2019, 2020)
Global Programs Graduate Student Travel Grant, Penn State University. (2019)
Art and writing residency at In Cahoots Residency, Petaluma, California. (2019)
Summer residency at Borland Project Space, Penn State University. (2018)Impact Award for curriculum development from The Center for Global Studies, Penn State University. (2013)
Robert W. Graham Endowed Fellowship, Penn State University. (2012-2013)
Excellence in Teaching Award for Continuing Lecturers from the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Purdue University. (2012)
Fulbright-Hays scholarship in the Seminars Abroad Program Religious Diversity in the Maghreb in Morocco and Tunisia. (2011)
Associate Fellow induction in the Teaching Academy, Purdue University. (2010)
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS
Selected Refereed State, National, and International Conferences
Uhlig, S. (2021, March). Discarded Objects and the Vulnerability of Building Collaborative Collections. In the Seminar for Research in Art Education panel Creative Interventions, Vulnerable Encounters: Research Methodologies in an Era of Uncertainty. Presentation at the National Art Education Association conference. Virtual.
Sperry-Garcia, C., Cabrera, L., & Uhlig, S. (2021, March). Cabinets of Wonder and a Migratory Border Art Museum: Curating Portable Participatory Art Collections. Presentation at the National Art Education Association conference. Virtual.
Uhlig, S., Alexander, A., & Bailey, I. (2021, March). The Fulbright Hays: A Global Passport for Educators, Students, and Community. Presentation at the National Art Education Association conference. Virtual.
Uhlig, S. (2021, March). Confronting Failure. In S. Uhlig (chair) Putting Failure to Work in Liminal Spaces of Art Education. Presentation at the National Art Education Association conference. Virtual.
Uhlig. S. & Nolte-Yupari, S. (2020, October). Exploring the World as Curriculum: Using Collections & Provocations for Engaged Learning. Virtual presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association conference.
Uhlig, S., Alexander, A., & Bailey, I. (2020, October). Study Abroad Experiences for Educators: What We Learned while Participating in Fulbright–Hays Programs. Virtual presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association conference.
Uhlig, S. (2020, October). Between Order and Disorder: The Making and Unmaking of a Collective Collection. Presentation at the Graduate Research in Art Education Conference. Virtual.
Uhlig, S. (2020, September). Between Order and Disorder: The Making and Unmaking of a Collective Collection. Presentation at the Art Education Research Institute. Virtual.
Uhlig, S. (2019, July). Order and Disorder at InSEA: The Making and Unmaking of a Collective Collection. Presentation at the InSEA World Congress, Vancouver, Canada.
Uhlig, S. (2019, March). (Re)Collecting: Assemblages and Memory. In H. Kwon (chair) Re/making Memory: Research as Artistic Practice. Presentation at the National Art Education Association conference, Boston, MA.
Uhlig, S., Pilon, S., & Miller, M. (2018, November). Uno Programa, Muchos Resultados: (One Program, Many Results). Presentation at the Fulbright Association Annual Conference, Puebla, Mexico.
Uhlig, S., Migliore, A., & Reid-Walsh, J. (2018, October). Children’s Book Course as Creative Animation. Presentation at the Arts Inquiry Research Group conference, Montreal, Canada.
Uhlig, S. (2018, October). Cabinets of Wonder: Re/Collecting as Interactive Research and Artistic Practice. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education conference, Harrisburg, PA.
Uhlig, S. (2018, July). Re/Collecting the Land: Object, Memory, and Art. Presentation at the InSEA seminar Research and Praxis for Social Engaged Arts Education in Southern Europe, Balkan, and Mediterranean Countries, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Pilon, S., Ennis, D., Miller, M., & Uhlig, S. (2017, November). Fulbright-Hays Outcomes: Pedagogy, Programming, and Scholarship. Poster presentation at the Fulbright Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
Uhlig, S. (2017, October). Banksy in Bethlehem: Complicated Conversations on the Wall. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Uhlig, S. (2017, May). Derives of a Tactile Flaneur: Sensational Practices of Collecting, Assembling, and Walking in Place. In K. Powell (chair) Performing Lines: Walking Methodologies. Presentation at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, IL.
Uhlig, S. (2016, May). A Community of Mourners Collect: Sharing Stories of the Departed Through Material Culture and the Senses; or Death, Dying, and David Bowie. In R. Schlemmer (chair) Ontologies of Becoming: Mapping Encounters through Art. Presentation at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana, IL.
Abu Bakr, S. & Uhlig, S. (2016, April). From Restriction to Ruptures: Bodies, Access, and Solidarity in Palestine. Presentation at the 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
Selected Invited Presentations and Campus Talks
Uhlig, S. (2020, November). Collaboration, Collecting, and Art as Agent for Social Change. Invited talk at Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey, MI. Virtual.
Uhlig, S. (2020, August). To Generate: Collections, Teaching, and Learning as Verb Lists. Invited presentation in the Zoomposium What Happens at the Intersection of Conceptual Art and Teaching.
Uhlig, S. (2020, February). Collecting as Creative Research. Invited presentation at Longwood University, Farmville, VA.
Uhlig, S. (2019, April). On Collections and Collecting. Invited presentation for Art History 409 Intro to Museum Studies, Penn State University.
Uhlig, S. (2018, September). Ephemera as Hope: Stickers and Postcards as Social Engagement and Participatory Act. Invited presentation at Nazareth College, Pittsford, NY.
Uhlig, S. (2017, September and November). Bookmaking Workshop and Collecting as Creative Practice lecture. Invited speaker for Curriculum & Instruction 497: The Creative Child, Penn State University.