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Student teacher fieldwork in elementary art classroom

Art education student during fieldwork in an elementary school.

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.