Dr. Fatih Benzer



Department

Art and Design

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Art and Design
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • Ed.D, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.

Teaching

  • ART 360 Introduction to Art Education
  • ART 366 Elementary Art Education
  • ART 460 Critical Issues in Art Education
  • ART 466 Art Education Practicum
  • Foundation courses

Professional experience

  • Missouri Art Education Association (MAEA)
  • National Art Education Association (NAEA)
  • United States Society for Education Through Arts (USSEA)

Research and professional interests

  • Art education
  • Painting
  • Drawing

Selected publications

  • 2016 Book chapter: “Living on a Bridge: The Effects of Cultural Policies on Art Education in Turkey,” published by NAEA.
  • 2014 Article: “Irony in Art: Duchamp,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2014 Article: “Spirituality in Native Indian Art: Steve Willis,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2013 Article: “Art Market,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2013 Article: “Pop Art in Turkey,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2012 Article: “An Interview with Ceramist James Klueg,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul Turkey
  • 2012 Article: “Aesthetic Variations,” has been published by RH+ Art Magazine, Istanbul Turkey
  • 2005 Book chapter: “A Review of Internet Resources Promoting the Interdisciplinary Arts Education,” by NAEA. Editor: Prof. Mary Stokrocki (National Art Education Association).

Selected solo and group exhibitions

  • 2017 Solo exhibition: “Contra,” Kruk Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Wisc.
  • 2016 Work has been acquired by Tweed Museum of Art for permanent collection, Duluth, Minn.
  • 2016 Work has been acquired by Museum of Northern California Art, Calif.
  • 2014 Group Exhibition: “What We Do,” Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minn.
  • 2014 Solo exhibition: “Signs and Wonders,” Morrison Gallery, Duluth Art Institute, Minn.
  • 2008 Solo exhibition: “The Meeting Point: Part III,” South Dakota Art Museum, S.D.
  • 2007 Solo exhibition: “Nudes and Landscapes,” Avenue 9 Gallery, Chico, Calif.
  • 2006 Solo Exhibition: “The Meeting Point: Part II,” Washington Pavilion, S.D.
  • 2005 Solo Exhibition: “Mythologies,” 1078 Gallery, Chico, Calif.

Awards and honors

  • 2016 Travel award, MSU, Springfield, Mo.
  • 2015 Elected as the president of USSEA (United States Society for Education through Arts)
  • 2015 Ziegfeld Service Award by United States Society for Education through Arts
  • 2014 Artist of the Year, Duluth, Minn.
  • 2013 Strategic Planning Grant, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minn.
  • 2012 Chancellor’s Grant, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minn.
  • 2011 Chancellor’s Grant, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minn.