EDUCATION

B.S,. Art Education, University of South Alabama

M.Ed., Art Education, University of South Alabama

Ph.D., Art (emphasis in Art Education), University of Georgia, Athens GA

CERTIFICATIONS

Interdisciplinary Qualitative research certificate, University of Georgia

                         

UNIVERSITY TEACHING

University of Arizona

ARE 496A

ARE 633

Virginia Commonwealth University

ARTE 402

ARTE 665

ARTE 600/800 Special Topics in Art Education

Middle Tennessee State University

ART 3200

ART 3220

ART 3220

ART 3240

MALA 6000

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION/UNIVERSITY

Professional Learning through Research (PLR) Working Group, Pre Service Chair

NAEA Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Editorial Review Board, The Journal of Art Education

Editorial Review Board, The Journal of Social Theory in Art Education (JSTAE)

Editorial Review Board, Journal of Art for Life ( JAfL)

Pearson edTPA Scorer (Visual Arts)

MTSU NAEA Student Chapter Advisor

Africana Studies Program Development Committee

Search Committee, Art Department Chair

Advisory Committee, Art Department Chair

 

PUBLICATIONS

Book Manuscripts Under Review

Wilson, G. J., Shields, S.S., Guyotte, K., Hofsess, B. (2018). Bodies on the move: En route towards tenure. (submitted to Sense Publishing)

Articles in Refereed Journals

Wilson, G. J. & Shields, S. S. (in press). Troubling the “WE”: Slam poetry as subversive duoethnography. The Journal of Social Research in Art Education.

Wilson, G. J. (in press). Providing Openings: Creating Pathways and Widening the Qualitative and Post Qualitative Fissures. To be published in Qualitative Inquiry.

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Visual(ization) education: Expanding possibilities of arts-based pedagogy. The Art Education Journal, 72(3), 50-53.

Acuff, J. B. & López, V. & Wilson, G. J. (in press). Lunch on the grass: Three women art educators of color. Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society.

Wilson, G. J. & Lawton, P. (2019). Critical Portraiture: Black/Women/Artists/Educators/Researchers. Visual Arts Research, 45(1), 83-88.

Wilson, G. J. (2018). Construction of the Blackademic: An arts-based tale in and through Academia. Visual Inquiry: Learning + Teaching Art.

Wilson, G. J. (2018). Global Consciousness in Art Education: Utility and Problematics of Curriculum Development within a Critical Postmodern Relational Praxis. Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, 35(1), 13-24.

Guyotte, K., Hofsess, B., Wilson, G., Shields, S. S. (2018). Tumbling from Embodiment to Enfleshment: Art as Intervention in Collective Autoethnography. Art/Research International: A Transdiciplinary Journal.

Hofsess, B., Shields, S.S., & Wilson, G. J.(2018). Tumbling Lessons: Using Tumblr Iconography to Strengthen Multimodal Teaching and Learning in Preservice Art Education. The Journal of Art Education71(3), 20-28.

Wilson, G. J.(2018). Providing Openings: Creating Pathways and Widening the Qualitative and Post Qualitative Fissures. To be published in S. Bridges-Rhoads, H. E. Hughes, and J. Van Cleave, Qualitative Inquiry.

Wilson, G. J., (2017). Fictive Kinship in the aspirations, agency and the (im)possible selves of the Black American art teacher.  Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 37(1), 49-60.

Wilson, G. J., Shields, S.S., Guyotte, K., Hofsess, B. (2016). Desirable Difficulties: Toward a Critical Postmodern Arts-Based practice. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 36(1), 115- 125.

Wilson, G. (2013). Life History Interviewing: Three African American art teachers’ lived experiences reconciling multiple identities. SAGE Research Methods Cases.

Conference Proceedings

Wilson, G. (2014). Qualitative Inquiry in Art Education: Portraiture and Life History Case Study as Methodology. (Hanyang University, Seoul Korea), 175-182. Conference proceeding, Korean Society for Education Through Arts conference.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Wilson, G. J. (in press). Embodying Critical Arts-Based Research: Complicating Thought/Thot Leaders through Transdisciplinary Discourse. Transdisciplinary Feminist Research Practices. Routledge.

Wilson, G. J. (2018). Navigating “Crooked Rooms”: Intersections of Race and Arts Participation, Eds. A. Krahe, B.S. Carpenter and R. Gatztambide, The Arts as White Property. Palgrave McMillian Publishing.

Manuscripts Accepted

Wilson, G. J. Pre-service art education: Examining Constructions of Whiteness in/through Visual Culture. Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education.

Manuscripts Under Review

Wilson, G. J. The table setting as medium: Lived curriculum and mixed race identity. Submitted to Art Education Journal.

Wilson, G. J., Acuff, J. B., López, V. Conjuring hands: The art of curious women of color. Submitted to Hypatia: The Journal of Feminist Philosophy. 

Manuscripts in Process

Wilson, G. J. Portraiture of an American Art Teacher (intended for Studies in Art Education)

EXHIBITS

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Capture(d). Alabama Contemporary Art Center, Mobile, AL. 

Wilson, G. J. (2018) #Blackademic. McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH.

Wilson, G. J., Shields, S.S., Hofsess, B., Guyotte, K. (2017). #tumblingbodies #academiccartographies. Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University

Wilson, G., Guyotte, K., Shields, S., Hofsess, B. (2016).#tumblingbodies #academiccartographies. WJB Gallery, Florida State University.

PRESENTATIONS// National*, International**

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Life and work of John T. Scott. Art Education Research Institute Symposium.

Wilson, G. J. & Shields, S. S. (2019). Becoming teachers: A collection of critical arts-based educational ethnographies. Fifteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Emerging Challenges, Strategies, and Trends in Social Justice Research in Art Education. Co- organizer for research roundtable (PLR) presentations of pre-service art teachers to be held at the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Boston, MA.*

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Navigating the Loop: From Practice to Theory and Theory to Practice. Presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Boston, MA.*

Wilson, G. J. (2019). Affective Solidarity in Art Education: Experiencing (Bridging) the Gaps between Self, Other and Social Consciousness. Paper presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Boston, MA,.*

Wilson, G. J. (2018). Construction of the Blackademic: Sartorialism as Critical Arts-Based Autoethnography and Relational Practice. Art Education Research Institute, Naperville, IL.* 

Wilson, G., Bertling, J. (2018). The Art Classroom as Socio-Cultural Practice: Visual Ethnography for Art Teacher Education, National Art Education Association conference, Seattle, WA.*

Wilson, G., Hyatt, J., Brown, S., Oliver, K. (2018). Committed to Inquiry: Emerging Issues, Strategies and Trends in Preservice Art Education Research, National Art Education Association conference, Seattle, WA.*

Wilson, G., Shields, S. S., Hofsess, B., Fendler, R., Coats, C. (2018)., Blurring Disciplinary Boundaries Through Contemporary Art: Unexpected Openings in Art Teacher Preparation and Curriculum Design, National Art Education Association conference, Seattle, WA.*

Wilson, G. (2017). #Blackademic: The Doctoral Robe: Sartorialism as Critical Autoethnographic Work. Thirteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G. (2017). Critical Conversations: Engaging Duoethnography to Create Polyvocal Texts about Race. Thirteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G. (2017). SRAE President's Salon: Thinking with Theory in Art Education Research, National Art Education Association conference, New York, NY.*

Hofsess, B., Shields, S., & Wilson, G. (2017). Beyond the Visual: Using Tumblr Iconography to Strengthen Multimodal Teaching and Learning 

Wilson, G. (2016). Using Portraiture as Methodology for Critical Life History Work. Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G., Shields, S. S. (2016). 32 Shades of "WE": Slam Poetry as duethnography preformance, Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G., Shields, S. S., Guyotte, K., Hofsess, B. (2016).  Bodies on the Move: Adventuring through Arts-Based Collective Autoethnography, Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.**

Wilson, G., Shields, S. S. (2016.) Critical conversations: Engaging duoethnography to create polyvocal texts about race.  Paper presentation for the Art Education Research Institute (AERI) Annual Symposium, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.*

Wilson, G. (2016).  Choose Your Own Adventure: Counter-Narratives with/in Art Education, National Art Education Association conference, Chicago, IL.*

PLR Research Roundtable (2016). Invited presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Chicago, IL.*

Wilson, G. (2015). Navigating "Crooked Rooms": Case Studies of Three African American Art Teachers Reconciling Multiple Identities, 10th International Conference on Arts in Society, London, England.**

Wilson, G., Shields, S. S., Guyotte, K., Hofsess, B. (2015). The UnCharted Years: Moving through first year academic spaces.Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry in Champaign-Urbana, IL.** 

Wilson, G. (2015). Beyond Colorblind Policy: Designing the Future of Visual Arts Education. Presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, New Orleans, LA.*

Wilson, G. (2015). Designing a Safe, Confrontational Learning Space to Discuss Difficult Knowledge. Presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, New Orleans, LA.*

Wilson, G. (2014). Navigating the Crooked Room: Portraits of Three African American K- 12 Art Teachers Reconciling Multiple Identities. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference (AERA), Philadelphia, PA*

Wilson, G. (2014). Social Media and the Urban Art Classroom: Providing A Safe Space for Critical Conversations. Presentation for the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, San Diego, CA.*

Wilson, G. (2013). Four Alternative Theoretical Lenses to Change the Educational Paradigm: Informal Learning, Systems Thinking, Play Theory, and Culturally Responsive Education. Paper presented at the Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference New Orleans, LA.*

Wilson, G. (2013). Mary Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education- Graduate Research Seminar. Presentation of dissertation research at the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Fort Worth, TX.* 

Wilson, G. (2011). 21st Century Learner: (Re)envisioning the Lives of Stereo-typed Characters in Art and Film. Presentation at the National Art Education Association Spring Conference, Seattle WA.*

K-12 Teaching

Virginia

Northampton County (7-12 Art)

Alabama

Mobile County (6-12 Art)

 

Awards and Honors

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Student Mentor Award (Middle Tennessee State University)

Japan Fulbright Memorial Scholarship

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Teacher Institute for Contemporary Art

Outstanding Teaching Award (University of Georgia)

Mary Rosenblatt Award (University of Georgia)

Graduate Dean's Award (University of Georgia)