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Dr. Peg Speirs

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Prof. James W. Malenda

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Peg Speirs

Peg Speirs, Professor


The Farm
Acrylic on canvas, 30”x37”




Peg Speirs, Professor

Peg Speirs, Ph.D. Professor of Art Education, Department of Art Education & Crafts, Kutztown University (1998-present); Interim Associate Dean, College of Visual & Performing Arts (2008-2011). Areas of interest: feminist art, theory and pedagogy; issues-based art education; the intersection of art and healing. Dr. Speirs has authored and co-authored articles for publication and co-edited the text, Contemporary Issues in Art Education (2002), published by Prentice Hall. Dr. Speirs was curator of Environmental Interactions (2001), an exhibition of aesthetic responses to ecological issues, and co-curator of In Response to Healing (2007), an exhibition of art created for, during, and about healing. She is an artist and co-owner of Gallery 908 in Reading, PA and Morgan’s Retreat, a creative research retreat in Kensington, OH.


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