ELIZABETH JOAN SACCÀ
 
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
 
 
Co-Curator
 
"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 IIPerception, Cognition and Representation IPhenomenological
           Description:  Potential for Research in Art EducationArt Education in Québec
 
 
Articles, Chapters & Collective Works in Canada, US and Brazil 
 
 
Community
 
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
 
 
Professional
 
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
 
 
Honours
 
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
 
 
Education
 
Pennsylvania State University: B.S. with distinction, M.Ed., Ph.D.
 
 
Art Associations
 
Printmaking:    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