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Visiting Artist: Kim Cosier


About the Artist

Kim Cosier is an activist and Professor of Art Education/ Director of Community Engagement in the Peck School of the Arts, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is active in the Art Build movement, Voces de los Artistas, and the National Art Education Association. She is co-founder of ArtsECO, a program that seeks to develop teachers as change-makers backed by a strong and sustainable community of nonprofit arts organizations and K-16 school partnerships, and co-founder of the Milwaukee Visionaries Project, an award-winning after school media literacy, video and animation production project for middle and high school students in Milwaukee. Her writing focuses on art and social justice; she is co-editor of the books, Transforming City Schoos Through Art and Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality, which was awarded the Stonewall Book Award by the American Library Association's LGBT roundtable.


Additional Resources

Visit the Oklahoma Art Education Association (OAEA) website




Artful Mischief: Mud Stencils Edition
NOTE: This workshop is now full and enrollment is closed.
Oct 11, 9:30 a.m. | This workshop focuses on the work of artist Jesse Graves who developed a way to make beautiful trouble using mud as a medium.

Artist Talk: Stirring Up Trouble in Troubling Times
Oct 11, 4-5 p.m. | This talk will focus on Cosier's work with a group of activists in Milwaukee, WI. 

Walking Out: Reflecting on the Teacher Strike and Intersections of Education, Art, and Activism
Oct 11, 5-6 p.m. | Join us for a panel discussion, moderated by Professor Erin Dyke.


The Oklahoma Art Education Association (OAEA) Fall 2018 Conference:

OAEA Workshop: Mini-Art Build
Oct 12, 2-4 p.m. | Drawing on experience gained through several years of experience, Kim Cosier will lead a workshop that demonstrates how to run your own Art Builds.

Keynote Lecture: Art Teachers as Activists and Community Builders
Oct 12, 5-6 p.m. | This presentation & workshop will draw on Kim Cosier's work as a teacher educator and participation with the Teacher Activists Groups, Art Builds, and Teacher MeetUps.