Printmaking, Fibre Arts and Writing
Professor Emerita, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal

Artist, researcher and activist committed to reversing climate crisis, participation and development of democracy, and building sustainable environment and community, both locally and globally

Artwork: Juried, Invited and Published

Wildfire, 8 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches, drypoint with monoprint based on Moku Hanga, juried exhibition ClimArt 2018, California Society of Printmakers, September 2018

Clio Bay, Birdbath, and The Unknown, monoprints inspired by Moku Hanga, Turner gouache and Akua Liquid inks, What a Relief: Woodblock Print Exhibition, Gerrard Art Space, Toronto, invited

Razor Wire, 18 x 21 inches, juried exhibition Patchwork Politics at the Houston International Quilt Show; also published in Studio Art Quilt Associates Journal

Solo Installation, Brazil: Estamos vendo diferentes estrelas: Ouvindo Diferentes historias: Como poderemos compreender-nos uns aos outros?We See Different Stars: We Hear Different Stories: How Can We Understand One Another? No Caixa Preta, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil, 27 x 16 yards (invited)

Group Exhibitions

Wildfire, 8 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches, drypoint with Moku Hanga, APE Gallery, Northampton,
The Unity of Opposites, Zea Mays Members and Peregrine Press
Hedgerow, 17 x 20 inches,intaglio and aquatint, Zea Mays Members' Exhibition,
Hosmer Gallery, Northampton
Conflagration, Monotype, The Red Post Exhibition, Kanehsatà:ke and Kahnawake
Currents, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Travelling Anniversary Trunk Show
Painted and beaded moccasin tops (2 pair) forWalking with Our Sisters, installation honouring Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women, traveling
Hunter Star Tribute for Marika, quilt art, Westmount Gallery Quilt Art Show
Intersubjectivity, Identity / Taiontate'nikonhraién:ta'ne, Tsinitewaia't:ten, mixed media
installation, Faculty of Fine Arts Exhibition, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery
Lines, Lies: Thokki: nio: re Niehé: we Tanon Rotino: wens, Installation, Faculty Biennial
The Pines, watercolour, Kanehsatà:ke Spiritual Gathering and Pow-Wow, Oka
Blue Mountain, Kanehsatà:ke. Drawings, Faculty Biennial
Elegant Fur Pack, Faculty Biennial Faculty of Fine Arts Salon
17 ½,Women Faculty Exhibition, Philadelphia College of Art
Art Education Faculty Show, Philadelphia College of Art


"Outsider Blues" A Retrospective of the Life's Work of Clifton Ruggles, with Olivia Rovinescu

Books and Anthologies

Stories of Art, Culture and Learning

Women Art Educators IV: Herstories, Ourstories, Future Stories, with Enid Zimmerman

Visual Arts Reference and Research Guide for Artists, Educators, Curators,
with Loren Singer (Lerner)

Presentations on Art Education Research/Actes de la recherche en éducation artistique, (Conferences and monographs): Aesthetics and Culture; Perception, Cognition and Representation II; Perception, Cognition and Representation I; Phenomenological
Description: Potential for Research in Art Education; Art Education in Québec

Articles, Chapters & Collective Works in Canada, US and Brazil

Indigenous Cultures and the Profound Moral Debt We Face: Art and Teaching for Reconciliation between First and Fourth Worlds (2007). With Katsitsén:hawe Linda David-Cree. In Rita L. Irwin, Kit Grauer, & Michael J. Emme (Eds.). ReVisions: Readings in Canadian Art Teacher Education (3rd ed., pp. 116-129). Thunder Bay: ON: Canadian Society for Education through Art/Société canadienne d’éducation par l’art.

Art, native voice, and political crisis : reflections on art education and the survival of culture at Kanehsatake, Visual Arts Research, (1993), VOL. 19, No. 2, Issue 38, pp. 35-43.

Typologies in Art Education: How to Live with Them and How to Live Without Them, Visual Arts Research Vol 15, No. 2 (Fall 1989), pp. 58-70. 
Published By: University of Illinois Press https://www.jstor.org/stable/20715706

Invisible Women: Questioning Recognition and Status in Art Education, Studies in Art Education, (1989) Vol 30, No. 2, pp. 122-127.
DOI: 10.1080/00393541.1989.11650711


Co-Director and Developer of Community-Based Video Project -Aboriginal Voice in Video: Personal and Traditional Stories of Kanehsatà:ke, 6-year funded project

Board of Directors, 4 Korners Family Resource Center

Co-Spokesperson & Co-Founder, Équité santé Basses-Laurentides

Writer,Community Connections

Concordia University Governance

Board of Governors; University Senate; Chair, Caucus of Directors of Academic Departments; Founding Director, University Peace and Conflict Resolution Series; Dean of University School of Graduate Studies; Principal, Simone de Beauvoir Institute; Graduate Programs Director; Department Chair; First Nation Education Centre Board


President, National Art Education Association Women's Caucus (US and Canada)
Founder and editor, Canadian Review of Art Education Research / Revue canadienne de recherche en éducation artistique
Editorial Committee, English-language papers, Proceedings of the World Congress 1993

International Society for Education Through Art, Montréal
Editorial Board, Canadian Review of Art Education
Editorial Board, Visual Arts Research
Board Member, Seminar for Research, National Art Education Association
Director of Research, Executive, Canadian Society for Education Through Art
Coordination of Research Sessions, Annual Congresses, CSEA

Full-Time Teaching

Concordia University, Montréal
Philadelphia College of Art (now Pennsylvania University of the Arts)
Ball State University, Indiana

Visiting Professor and Artist-In-Residence

University of British Columbia, Vancouver: Visiting Professor, graduate seminar
Massachusetts College of Arts, Boston & Cape Cod: Visiting Professor, graduate courses
Jacksonville Children's Museum, Florida: Artist-in-Residence & Director of Summer Art Program


School of Visual Arts Alumni Achievement Award, The Pennsylvania State University
Distinguished Fellow, National Art Education Association

June King McFee Award 2000 for professional leadership, research, and teaching Women’s Caucus, National Art Education Association

Student Honours: Graduate School Fellowship, Phi Kappa Phi, General Scholastic Honorary, Gamma Mu, Social Science Honorary, Pi Lambda Theta, Women's Education

Grants Received

Faculty Teaching Development Grant, CASA, Innovative Teaching Development Grant, Seagram's, Fund for Academic Innovation, SSHRC, Fine Arts Travel Grant, Secretary of State, Faculty of Fine Arts FCAC Team Research Grants

Presentations & Keynote

Canada, US, Brazil, Finland


Pennsylvania State University: B.S. with distinction, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Art Associations


Zea Mays Printmaking Studio, Northampton, MA, USA

Southern Graphics Council International
L'imprimerie, centre d'artistes, Montréal
Monotype Guild of New England 
Fibre Arts: Surface Design Association 
 Studio Art Quilt Associates

Fibre Arts:

Surface Design Association

Studio Art Quilt Associates