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Student teacher fieldwork in elementary art classroom

Art education student during fieldwork in an elementary school.

Big Art day on campus

Print making and painting at Big Art day on campus.

Collaborative drawing

Collaborative drawing during art education seminar.

Teaching ceramics in the School of Art

Students practicing ceramics instruction in an art education course.

Pedagogy tool (assignment)

Art education student sharing his pedagogical game board.

Embodied painting performance in the Flex Space Gallery.

Embodied painting in the Flex Space Gallery.

Senior show critique session.

Senior Show critique.

Installing student artwork in elementary school.

Installing student artwork in an elementary school.

Electronics as a craft and art process.

Craft electronics and drawing machines.

Art education in the museum

Facilitating meaningful conversations in the art museum.

Art Education students engage with a wide variety of art making materials while experiencing many different ways of teaching art. As an artist you might work with tools and processes as diverse as drawing, ceramics and printmaking, to electronics, digital 3D printing, and computer programming.  At the same time you'll learn to teach children and adults how to make art—in elementary and high schools, in museums, at informal events on campus, in the San Marcos community, and right here in the studios of the School of Art & Design. For many art education students, these two strands come together as you prepare for your Senior Show exhibition in the Texas State University Galleries, which generally occurs during the semester before you begin your student teaching assignment.