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Renee Sandell, PhD
Recently named 2013 National Art Educator of the Year, Dr. Renee Sandell is Professor of Art Education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia where she developed and directed Graduate Art Education Programs from 2004-2009. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Art Education from The Ohio State University. Her research and teaching interests include visual literacy, museum education, gender issues, studio pedagogy, art and healing, and the professional development of teachers. Co-author of two books on gender issues in art education, Renee Sandell has published numerous articles, book chapters and designed elementary and middle school art curricula.