Pat Villeneuve, Associate Professor of Arts Administration Announced National Art Museum Educator of the Year 2009
The FSU Art Education Department is proud to announce that Pat Villeneuve will receive the National Art Museum Educator of the Year award at the National Art Education Association conference in Minneapolis, April 2009.
Dr. Villeneuve is the graduate program coordinator and director of the arts administration program. She also developed a graduate certificate program in art museum education. Pat teaches graduate coursework in arts administration, art museum education, and development and learning theory. She will be promoted to full professor for the 2009-2010 academic year.
Pat completed her graduate studies at the University of Arizona. She received her Masters of Art degree in Art Education, and her doctorate in Administration and Art Education. Prior to coming to FSU in 2003, Pat taught at the University of Kansas, where she was also curator of education at the Spencer Museum of Art. She was also visiting professor at Arizona State University
In addition to being widely published, Pat is a past editor of the Art Education journal and recently published From Periphery to Center: Art Museum Education in the 21st Century, underscoring her commitment to improving training and practice in the field.