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

Interdisciplinary Qualitative research certificate, University of Georgia

                         

UNIVERSITY TEACHING

Virginia Commonwealth University

ARTE 402

ARTE 600/800 Special Topics in Art Education

 

Middle Tennessee State University

ART 3200

ART 3220

ART 3220

ART 3240

MALA 6000

 

University of Georgia

ARED 5310/7310 

ARED 5470/7470

ARTS 2000

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION/UNIVERSITY

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. (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. (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

Manuscripts Under Review

Construction of the Blackademic: An Arts Based Tale of Racialized Identity in and through Academia (submitted to Visual Inquiry).

Shields, S. S. & Wilson, G. J. (2018). Promoting heteroglossia: The Goodness that comes from the Tensions of Prolonged dialogues. (submitted to Qualitative Sociology)

Manuscripts in Process

Wilson, G. J. (2018). Upsetting the Practice and Procedures in Art Education Pedagogy: Slam Poetry as Performance Duoethnography

Wilson, G. J. (2018). 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., 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. (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)