Studies in Art Education

Studies in Art Education is a quarterly journal that reports quantitative, qualitative, historical, and philosophical research in art education.


Studies includes explorations of theory and practice in the areas of art production, art criticism, aesthetics, art history, human development, curriculum and instruction, and assessment. It also publishes reports of applicable research in related fields such as anthropology, education, psychology, philosophy, and sociology. Studies is published quarterly in February, May, August, and November.

Current NAEA Member Subscribers to Studies: View current issue and archives by logging into your NAEA member account and clicking the link under “NAEA Publications: Digital Access”.

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  • Digital Editions and Archives: Studies in Art Education is available in digital format as well as print, and can be accessed via iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and tablet devices. Studies subscribers receive free access to archived issues. The dynamic, user-friendly, digital format allows subscribers to read, search, and share online.

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Calls for Submissions

Studies is now accepting manuscripts for a special issue publishing May 2025, “exploring the discourse and actions of decolonizing research practices in art education.” Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts that pursue change and reflect upon transformations made possible by decolonizing discourse and actions in art education. Submissions are due April 1, 2024.

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts as a means to pursue change and reflect upon transformations made possible by decolonizing discourse and actions in art education. This call requests that our field asks: How might we approach decolonizing the embedded coloniality of contemporary practices in artistry, pedagogy, research, forms of writing, the language we use, and in our ways of thinking, feeling, and knowing?

Download complete details here.

Studies welcomes commentaries that are concise, focused responses to issues addressed in published articles or in the field at large, as well as book reviews. Authors who wish to submit commentaries or book reviews should consult a current issue of Studies, or the Author Guidelines, for contact information for editors of these sections.

All manuscripts go through a blind review by selected members of the Studies Editorial Board. Most manuscripts go through at least one rewrite. The Senior Editor may further edit a manuscript prior to publication, but author permission is obtained for extensive changes.

Full details regarding the submissions process are available here.

A complete set of Author Guidelines is included in each issue of Studies and at this page on the Taylor & Francis website.

Send questions to Kryssi Staikidis, Senior Editor, Studies in Art Education (2023-2025), Northern Illinois University, at You may also reach Tyson Lewis, Commentary Editor at or David Herman, Media Review Editor at

Editorial Leadership

  • Kryssi Staikidis

    Senior Editor, Studies in Art Education


    Northern Illinois University

  • Amy Barnickel

    Assistant Editor, Studies in Art Education

    University of Central Florida

Robert W. Sweeny, Past Editor
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Tyson E. Lewis, Commentary Editor
University of North Texas

David Herman, Media Review Editor
Temple University

Editorial Review Board