Robert D. Quinn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Art Education

Director, Distance Education

School of Art and Design

Jenkins Fine Arts Center

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 27858

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Cell-(252)414-1257

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Art Education, Lamar Dodd School of Art (LDSOA), University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, GA, 2006

Dissertation title: Online Learning in Art Education: Implications for Post-Secondary Art Appreciation Pedagogy

Major professor: Dr. Richard E. Siegesmund

M.Ed., Art Education, Auburn University-Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, 2000

            B.S.Ed., Art Education, UGA, Athens, GA, 1997

            Associate of Art, Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA, 1995

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Research and Creative Activity Grant, College of Fine Arts and Communication, ECU, 2009

Dissertation Completion Assistantship, Graduate School, UGA, 2005

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Graduate School, UGA, 2005

Graduate School Dean's Award, Arts and Humanities, UGA, 2005

Center for Humanities and Arts Performance Scholarship, UGA, 2004

Excellence in Art Education Graduate Student Award, LDSOA, UGA, 2003

College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Purchase Award, Nineteenth Annual Miniworks on Paper Exhibition, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, 1998

 

EXPERIENCE: ART EDUCATION

School of Art and Design (SOAD), ECU, Greenville, NC

Associate Professor: 2012-present    

Assistant Professor: 2006-2012

Courses Taught: For art education undergraduates- Art in the Elementary School (On-campus and Distance Education), Computers in Art Education (On-campus and Distance Education), Early Experiences for Prospective Teachers, Classroom Participation in Art, and Student Teaching Internship. For non-art major undergraduates- Art Appreciation (Distance Education), Color & Design, Art in the Elementary School (On-campus and Distance Education). For MAEd candidates in art education- Current Topics in Art Education (Distance Education).

Department of Art Education, UGA, Athens, GA

Lecturer: Art and the Child, 2002-2004.

Supervisor: Student Teaching Experience, 2004-2005

           

Department of Art, UGA, Athens, GA

                        Lecturer: Art Appreciation, Summers, 2003, 2004, 2005

Department of Art, Auburn University-Montgomery, Montgomery, AL

            Lecturer: Art Appreciation, 2002.

Department of Art, Montgomery Academy, Montgomery, AL

            Art Teacher: Middle and High School, 1997-2002. Also coached soccer.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Quinn, R. D. (2011). Using visual art to teach prepositional phrases. Learning through the Arts: A Research Journal on Arts Integration in Schools and Communities, 7(1), Article 6.

Quinn, R. D. (2011). E-learning in art education: Collaborative meaning making through digital art production. Art Education, 64(4), 18-24.

Quinn, R. D. & Kilgore, A. M. (2011). CD-ROM to accompany Cynthia Bickley-GreenÕs Art Elements: Biological, Global, and Interdisciplinary Connections. Kendall/Hunt; Dubuque, Iowa.

Quinn, R. D. (2009). Computer technologies in art education. NAEA Advisory.

Quinn, R. D. (2009). Post-secondary art appreciation: Going online. Arts and Learning Research Journal, 25(1), 146-163.

Quinn, R. D. & Calkin, J. (2008). Research-based art: A dialog in words and images between two artists doing arts-based educational research. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 9(5).

Dockery, C., & Quinn, R. D. (2007). Finding balance in contemporary foundations programs. FATE in Review, Vol. 28, 39-50.

            Quinn, R. D. (2006). The possibility of words. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 42(2), 88-91.

            Quinn, R. D. & Bethea, C. (2005). Artsongs [Music recording]. Athens, GA.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Quinn, R. D. (2012). A Lesson in Metallurgy: STEAM Education Through Art (Co-presenter: Christopher Clark), North Carolina Art Education Association (NCAEA) Conference, Asheville, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2012). Service-Learning at ECU (Co-presenter: Alice Arnold), NCAEA Conference, Asheville, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2012). Using a WiiMote Whiteboard, Office for Faculty Excellence, ECU

Quinn, R. D. (2012). Using a WiiMote Whiteboard: An Inexpensive Whiteboard Solution for Your Classroom, Atlantic Coast Business, Marketing, and Information Technology Education Conference, Raleigh, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2011). Collaboration Through Digital Art Production, National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention, Seattle, WA

Quinn, R. D. (2010). Big-C and Little-c: The Creativity Crisis in the United States? (Co-presenter: Cynthia Bickley-Green), 4th Annual Gifted Education Conference, Greenville, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2010). Connecting Tradition and Innovation: Teaching Art Online (Co-presenter: Borim Song), National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention, Baltimore, MD

Quinn, R. D. (2009). Gaming for Classroom Crisis Preparedness (Co-presenters: Wayne Godwin & Carl Twarog), North Carolina Art Education Association (NCAEA) Conference, Winston-Salem, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2009). Vodcasting: What Is It & How Can It Be Used in Art Education? NAEA Convention, Minneapolis, MN

Quinn, R. D. (2009). Challenging Traditional Conceptions of Post-Secondary Art Appreciation, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) Conference, Portland, OR

Quinn, R. D. (2008). Social Networking Websites in Art Education & Using AppleÕs iWeb for Art Education, NCAEA Conference, Asheville, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2008). Online Learning in Art Education: Implications for Post-Secondary Art Appreciation Pedagogy. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, New York City, NY

Quinn, R. D. (2007). Using iMovie for Art Education & Vodcasting: What Is It & How Can It Be Used in Art Education? (Co-presenter: Carl Twarog), NCAEA Conference, Wilmington, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2007). Six Pedagogical Themes of the Hybrid College Art Appreciation Classroom, NAEA Convention, New York, NY

Quinn, R. D. (2006). Artsongs. NCAEA Conference, Winston-Salem, NC

Quinn, R. D. (2006). The Temperature of Color. Houston County Art Teacher In-service, Warner Robins, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2006). David is Missing: A Crashcourse in E-learning. NAEA Convention, Chicago, IL

Quinn, R. D. (2006). Perception, Fear, and Hypertext: The arts-based dissertation at the UGA. 19th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA. Co-presenter: Shannon Wilder

Quinn, R. D. (2006). David is Missing: A Crashcourse in E-learning, 19th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2005). Artsongs, version 2.0, Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Conference, Buford, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2005). Conference Orientation, GAEA Conference, Buford, GA. Co-presenter: Chris Dockery

Quinn, R. D. (2005). Graduate Student Research Seminar & Online Art Education & A Post-secondary Art Appreciation Approach & Foundations Curriculum Proposal (Co-presenter: Chris Dockery), NAEA Convention, Boston, MA

Quinn, R. D. (2005). Research Based Art (Co-presenter: Jamie Calkin) & Draw on Your Drawings (Co-presenter: Jamie Calkin), 18th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA.

Quinn, R. D. (2004). Online Art Education, GAEA Conference, Savannah, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2004). Accountability in Art Education & The Aesthetics of the Matrix, NAEA Convention, Denver, CO

Quinn, R. D. (2004). Computer Technology in Arts-Based Data Representation, Graduate Student Research Conference, UGA, Athens, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2004). Arts-Based Educational Research, 17th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2003). Art Songs & Computer Technology Group (Co-presenters: Kim Christian, Pam Taylor, Shannon Wilder), GAEA Conference, Athens, GA

Quinn, R. D. (2003). Collaboration in the Multi-Age Classroom (Co-presenter: Karen Heid), NAEA Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

 

EDUCATIONAL PERFORMANCES AND ASSEMBLIES

Artsongs- Music and lyrics by Robert D. Quinn

            Youth Arts Festival, ECU, Greenville, NC, 2008     

            Chase Street Elementary School, Athens, GA, 2007

            Youth Arts Festival, ECU, Greenville, NC, 2007

            J.H. House Elementary School, Conyers, GA 2006

            Hightower Trail Elementary School, Conyers, GA, 2005

            Colham Ferry Elementary School, Watkinsville, GA, 2005

            Gaines Elementary School, Athens, GA, 2005

            Hightower Trail Elementary School, Conyers, GA, 2005

            Timothy Road Elementary School, Athens, GA, 2004

            Lorraine Elementary School, Conyers, GA, 2004     

            Rocksprings Elementary School, Buford, GA, 2004

 

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS / SERVICE

National Art Education Association (NAEA) Member, 1997-present

North Carolina Art Education Association (NCAEA) Member, 2006-present

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) Member, 2007-present

NCAEA Executive Board- Student Chapter Division Sponsor, 2007-2008 & 2009-present

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Member, 2007-2008

      Qualitative Interest Group (QUIG) Steering Committee for 19th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, Athens, GA, 2005

            GAEA Board Member, Student Chapter Co-Representative, 2003-2006

    Search committee member for Post-Doctoral Franklin Fellowship position, LDSOA, UGA, 2005

      Alabama Art Education Association Board Member, Newsletter Editor Chair, 2000-2002

            Art Educators of Central Alabama Board Member, Secretary, 2000-2002

            Middle School Director Search Committee, Montgomery Academy, Montgomery, AL, 2001

 

UNIVERSITY / UNIT / LOCAL SERVICE

Member, Service Learning Committee of the Faculty Senate, 2012-present

Member, College of Fine Arts and Communication Dean Search Committee, 2013

Member, College of Fine Arts and CommunicationÕs East Carolina University Center for Research and Excellence in Arts Teacher Education (ECU CREATE), 2012-present

Member, College of Fine Arts and Communication Council for Success in Art Education, 2011-2012.

Presenter for Academic OutreachÕs Many Students at a Distance Program, ECU, 2009

Co-Host for National Art Honor Society state chapter visit, SOAD, ECU, 2009

Representative of art education area at Office of Professional DevelopmentÕs Teacher Education Showcase, ECU, 2008

Representative of SOAD at Division of Continuing Studies Road Show, Greensboro, 2008

Director, Distance Education, SOAD, ECU, 2007-present

Co-Chair, Search committee for Art Education/Distance Education faculty position, SOAD, ECU, 2007-2008

Search committee member for Gray Gallery Assistant Director, SOAD, ECU, 2007

Personnel Committee Member, SOAD, ECU, 2009-2012

Computer Advisory Committee Member, SOAD, ECU, 2007-2010, Chair, 2012-present & 2008-2010

Gallery Advisory Committee member, SOAD, ECU, 2008-2011

Council for Teacher Education (CTE) Representative for Art Education area, College of Education, ECU, 2012-2013 & 2007-2009

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate David Diehl, ECU, 2013-present

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate Angela Waller, ECU, 2012

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate, Brett Durham, ECU, 2009-2012

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate, Katy Sheldon, ECU, 2008-2009

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate Tyler Dockery, ECU, 2012-2013

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate Jessica Baker, ECU, 2012-2013

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate Jamie Moore, ECU, 2011-2012

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate, Mary Ellen Plewes, ECU, 2011-present

Thesis Committee Co-Chair for MAEd candidate, Derrick Durham, ECU, 2009-present

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate, Sara Scott, ECU, 2009-2010

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate, Anne Mauney, ECU, 2011

Thesis Committee Chair for MAEd candidate, Katy Sheldon, ECU, 2008-2009

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate, Tammy Hovis, ECU, 2008

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate, Alana DeVito, ECU, 2007-2008

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate, Amy Suleski, ECU, 2007

Thesis Committee Member for MAEd candidate, Kelly Alexander, ECU, 2006-2007

Steering Committee Member, Scholarship and Portfolio Review Day, SOAD, ECU, 2007

Art Education Guild Advisor, ECU, 2012-present & 2007-2010

Wellington B. Gray Scholarship Committee Co-Chair, ECU, 2006

            Art Education Guild Co-Advisor, ECU, 2006-2007

            Juror, North Carolina State Fair ChildrenÕs Art Exhibit, Raleigh, NC, 2006

     

EXPERIENCE: STUDIO

ArtCycle, Spartanburg, SC, 2012

Faculty Exhibition, ECU, SOAD, Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC 2010

Art as Pedagogy: ECU Art Education Faculty Artworks, The Art Room, Greenville, NC, 2010

Commemorative Plaque Design, Mayors Park, Austell, GA, 2009

Book Cover Design, Cynthia Bickley-GreenÕs Art Elements: Biological, Global, and Interdisciplinary Connections. Kendall/Hunt; Dubuque, IA, 2009

Faculty Exhibition, ECU, SOAD, Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC, 2009

NCAEA MembersÕ Exhibit, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC, 2009

Commemorative Plaque Design & Installation, Threadmill Office Complex, Austell, GA, 2009

Faculty Exhibition, ECU, SOAD, Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC, 2008

NCAEA MembersÕ Exhibit, Riverside Hilton, Wilmington, NC, 2007

Faculty Exhibition, ECU, SOAD, Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC, 2007

Arts Council of Wayne County Exhibition, Goldsboro, NC, 2007

Emerging ENC Regional Juried Show, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC, 2007

NCAEA MembersÕ Exhibit, Sawtooth Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006

New Faculty Exhibition, SOAD, ECU, Burroughs Wellcome Gallery, Greenville, NC, 2006

            Lyndon House Arts Center 29th Juried Exhibition, Athens, GA, 2004

UGAÕs Art Education Department Group Exhibit, LDSOA, Athens, GA, 2003

            Montgomery Art Guild Bank Show, Montgomery, AL, 1999

            Madison County Public Library, Commerce, GA, 1999

ÒExpressions of Faith-LightÓ, Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, Mobile, AL, 1998

            Montgomery Art Guild Bank Show, Montgomery, AL, 1998

Art Education Annual Student Show, LDSOA, UGA, Athens, GA, 1997

Printmaking DepartmentÕs Print Show and Sale, LDSOA, UGA, Athens, GA, 1997

Transcending: An Art Education Show, LDSOA, UGA, Athens, GA, 1997

            Madison County Public Library, Danielsville, GA, 1997

            Commerce Public Library, Commerce, GA, 1997

            Commerce Public Library, Commerce, GA, 1996

 

OTHER INTERESTS

Musician (Performer in weddings, music clubs and coffeehouses in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and North and South Carolina, as well as worship leader at Christ Presbyterian Church in Winterville, NC).

Outdoor Adventure Sports, including rock climbing, backpacking, and mountain biking.