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  • Jodi Patterson
    Jodi Patterson
    Department Chair, Assistant Professor of Art Education
    ART 125
    Phone: 509.359.6996
    Fax: 509.359.7810

    MFA – Goddard College
    MA –   Central Michigan University
    BS  –   Central Michigan University
    ASA – Delta College

    Jodi Patterson is a Michigan native who came to EWU via IN, FL, WV and Ireland.  She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master degrees at Central Michigan University and her terminal degree at Goddard College.  With over two decades of teaching experience, she earned tenure as a k-12 teacher and now devotes her time to teaching future educators about the benefits of the Visual Arts.  She currently serves as the advisor and coordinator of our Art Education program.  Her research has been presented in competitive forums and national conferences, and published in national and international peer-reviewed journals including "International Journal of Art in Education" and the "Visual Arts Research Journal."  Jodi is a working artist/painter whose work has been exhibited in numerous major cities (and small towns) in the U.S. and Europe. 

    Jodi has been teaching courses in Art History and Art Education since joining the EWU Art Department as an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2013.  She is an interdisciplinary artist who uses art and travel to inform her research in critically inclined place base pedagogies.  Jodi spends her time making art, advocating for food awareness, and visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Teaches:  Foundations of Art Ed., Secondary Art Ed., Art for Ele. Teachers, Art & Humanities
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