STILLPOINT WORKSHOP: DRAWING WITH A DIFFERENCE
Friday November 1, 10:30-11:30pm; $25
“The stillpoint is the moment when you sit perfectly quietly having completed the painting, the Haiku painting – at peace , in harmony.” – John Diamond, M.D.
Presenter: Sue Carpenter, Ph.D.
Sue Carpenter, Ph.D., us an arts educator who has taught internationally. She is an Associate Professor in the Education Program, Kingsborough Community College City University of New York (CUNY), and coordinator of the Arts in Education courses and co-chair of the CUNY wide faculty committee for CUNY Unlimited, a credential for students with intellectual disabilities.
Dr. Carpenter’s doctorate was in music education from the Australian National University, focusing on intergenerational community music outreach programs, with particular reference to those involving children with disabilities. Her masters degreee in Special Education was from Lehman College, NY, her postgraduate Certificate in Art Education from Goldsmiths College University of London, and her Masters in Fine Art from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK.
Sue has taught and presented at numerous conferences internationally, and is the author of several peer reviewed articles and the text book, Arts in Education: A Handbook (Hudson House, 2017).
A long-time student of John Diamond, M.D., for over 25 years, she has developed an original approach to inclusive arts education building directly on his approach and philosophy. She regularly enjoys Stillpoint drawing – particularly on Sunday mornings!