2014 – Present, Assistant Professor & Graduate Program Director in Social & Studio Practices at Moore College of Art & Design [Philadelphia, PA].
- Art and the Social: Foundations in Socially-Engaged Art (Summer Intensive)
- Communication in Context: Facilitation, Ethnography and Documentation Strategies (Online)
- Thesis Preparation Tutorial and Graduate Tutorial (one-on-one advising)
- Theories of Engagement (Reading Seminar and Thesis Writing)
Additional responsibilities: As founding director of a new Social and Studio Practices department, I am responsible for teaching, developing curriculum, hiring faculty, recruiting students, developing partnerships and organizing a visiting artist lecture series and summer symposium. The department has three degree programs: an MA in Social Engagement, and two MFA degrees in Community Practice and Studio Arts. See my blog about the program here.
See a video about Social & Studio Practices at Moore here:
In the Summer of 2015 I co-organized a symposium entitled “In/Out: Time, Pacing and Perspective in Socially Engaged Art” with Paul Farber and the city of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. See details here.
I have also taken on the role of organizing a visiting artist series known as Conversations at Moore. Recent events include:
- the Spacemaking dialogue with five newly-minted artist-in-residence programs operating throughout Philadelphia,
- a dialogue with the public artist Janet Echelman
- Collectivity in the City with Works Progress and Amber Arts (co-sponsored by Mural Arts Program and Next City magazine),
- Jeanne van Heeswijk and Sue Bell Yank
- Liz Thomas and Paul Farber
- Minerva Cuevas and Nato Thompson
See documentation of the 2015 Summer Symposium here: