Mary Erickson

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505

Biography

After completing her BFA in Art Education from the University of Illinois, Mary Erickson taught at the high school and community college levels before beginning her university career at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She earned both her MA and PhD in Art Education at Ohio State University and has been on the faculty at Arizona State University since 1990. Selected honors include Independent Booksellers Association Art Award (co-author) in 2003, National Art Education Association’s Art Educator of the Year in 2002, and Visiting Scholar at the Getty Center for Education in the Arts in 1994–1995. Her resaerch has been supported through numerous grants from the National Art Education Foundation.

Some of Erickson’s recent publications include “Teen Artists: Impact of a Contemporary Art Museum Program” with L. Hales (i2014) in Studies in Art Education; “Beyond the Constructivist Museum: Guided Interaction through a Visitor-Exhibition Interface” with P. Villeneuve (2011) in The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum; and “Objective-Driven Evaluation: A Collaboration between Studio Foundations and Art Education” with J. Klein and M. Wirtz, (2011) in FATE in Review.

Mary is the coordinating consultant for online curriculum at the Tempe Center for Education in the Arts. She is collaborating with museum educators at the Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Tempe Center for the Arts, and the ASU Art Museum on updating and revising Token Response, a classic interactive gallery game for all ages and all skill levels. Erickson is currently also investigating the development of art inquiry in advanced high school studio art programs.

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ART 592 Research
ARE 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARA 584 Internship
ARA 592 Research
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARE 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 499 Individualized Instruction
ART 592 Research
ARE 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ARE 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARA 584 Internship
ARE 590 Reading and Conference
ARE 592 Research
ARA 592 Research
ARE 599 Thesis
ARE 690 Reading and Conference
ARE 692 Research
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
ARE 792 Research
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARE 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 499 Individualized Instruction
ART 592 Research
ARE 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ARE 799 Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 520 Issues/Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 584 Internship
ARE 590 Reading and Conference
ARE 592 Research
ARA 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
ARE 690 Reading and Conference
ARE 692 Research
ARE 695 Continuing Registration
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARE 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 499 Individualized Instruction
ART 592 Research
ARE 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ARE 799 Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 525 Research on Art Instruction
ARA 584 Internship
ARE 590 Reading and Conference
ARE 592 Research
ARA 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
ARE 690 Reading and Conference
ARE 692 Research
ARE 695 Continuing Registration
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARE 250 Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARE 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 499 Individualized Instruction
ART 592 Research
ARE 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ARE 799 Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
ARA 195 Art in My World
ARA 394 Special Topics
ARA 484 Internship
ARA 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 520 Issues/Teaching Inquiry in Art
ARE 584 Internship
ARA 584 Internship
ARE 590 Reading and Conference
ARE 592 Research
ARA 592 Research
ARE 595 Continuing Registration
ARE 599 Thesis
ARE 684 Internship
ARE 690 Reading and Conference
ARE 692 Research
ARE 695 Continuing Registration
DCI 784 Internship
ARE 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
ARE 792 Research
ARE 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ARE 799 Dissertation