Disability Studies in Art Education (DSAE)

Established 2017

Purpose / Mission Statement: To provide a network for art educators to share their interests in the interdisciplinary field of disability studies as it pertains to the field of art education; to encourage cross-cultural and interdisciplinary research and professional relationships to promote theory and practice that respects disabled peoples as cultural groups; to engage research and teaching interests within NAEA that embrace the critical, interdisciplinary field of disability studies.

Learn more about DSAE here.

Become a member:
Members are currently charged $5.00 per year. Students are free. Please login to your NAEA account and click “Join/Renew Interest Group Subscription.”

International DSAE Conference:
The biannually organized International Conference on Disability Studies, Arts & Education (DSAE) conference brings together researchers and students, as well as members of the disability community who share an interest in, or whose work and/or life addresses, the intersections and interplay between critical disability studies, arts, and education. Learn more here.

DSAE Award:
The DSAE award recognizes an outstanding masters or doctoral thesis in art education with a focus on disability studies. Find details here.

Download the DSAE Interest Group bylaws here.

DSAE Chair: Mira Kallio-Tavin
DSAE Chair Elect: Jennifer (Eisenhauer) Richardson
Executive Secretary: Alice Wexler
Previous chairs: Alice Wexler, John Derby
Secretary: Alexandra Allen
Delegate Representative: Kelly Gross
Treasurer: Jeremy Johnson

Mira Kallio-Tavin

DSAE Chair

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