Dr. Shari S. Stoddard grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received her BFA from the University of Michigan in Oil Painting and Ceramics, a MS from Indiana University in Art Education, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Indiana University in Curriculum and Instruction with a cognate area in Art Education.
She has taught art education at Indiana University, the University of South Carolina, and Ball State University. Dr. Stoddard's resume contains an extensive list of papers presented at international, national, regional, and local conferences on topics such as including aesthetics and art criticism in elementary school curricula, cooperative learning strategies, and reflective thinking.
She received the Western Region Binney & Smith Crayola Dream-Maker Grant in 2001-2003. Dr. Stoddard started a student chapter of the National Art Education at CWU in 2003 and began Friday Children's Art Classes as part of the Visual Art Teaching program. During the summer of 2005 Dr. Stoddard was chosen to spend four weeks in the International Artist Residency program in Balatonfured, Hungary. Her work was exhibited in Balatonfured, Budapest, and Vienna. During December, 2005 Dr. Stoddard was chosen to participate in a residency program at Mount Bruce in New Zealand.
Dr. Stoddard is recognized as both an educator and as an artist. She joined the faculty at CWU in 2000 as Director of the Visual Art Teaching program.
MFA Thesis Exhibition Opens May 26 in the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery May 13, 2016 ELLENSBURG, Wash. —2016 Juried Student Art Exhibit Opens April 28
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