Concordia University

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Aileen P. Castro, MFA

Assistant Professor, Art Education


Aileen Pugliese Castro is a Visiting Scholar in Art Education at Concordia University, and an exhibiting watercolour landscape painter. She has taught at University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and University of British Columbia. She has over thirteen years of experience teaching young artists (preschool and elementary) in Howard County Public Schools, Maryland and at Arts Umbrella in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has her BFA and MAT from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD.

Education

BFA, MAT, Maryland Institute College of Art


Selected publications

Castro, A.P. (2012). How am I Like a Tree?, In L. Campbell & S. Simmons (Eds.), The Heart of Art Education: Essays on Holistic Human Development and Integration. National Art Education Association, Reston, VA.

Castro, A.P. (OCtober 2011) Seasonal Trees. School Arts Magazine Web.

Castro, A.P. (May/June 2011, cover). Collaborating with Forms in Nature. School Arts Magazine.
 
Castro, A.P., & Castro, J.C. (2011). Making Meaning with Holiday Crafts. In K. Grauer, R. Irwin & M. Emme (Eds.) stARTing with... (3rd ed., pp. 67-73) Canadian Society for Education through Art. Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Castro, A.P. (January 2010). Pop Penguins. School Arts Magazine.

Castro, A.P. (August/September 2010). A Rose for a Special Person. School Arts MAgazine Web.

Castro, A.P. (2004). Toward a Holistic Paradigm in Art Education; Introducing Metaphorical Thinking to Children; The Center for Art Education at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


Participation activities

Presentations

Thinking through Mixed Media Sculpture; (2012) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; New York City, NY USA

Performance, Photography, and Museums: Interpretive Strategies for Engaging with Art; Castro, A.P., & Castro, J.C., (2012) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; New York City, NY USA

Thinking through Mixed Media Sculpture; (2011) Presentation at the CSEA COnference; Fredericton, NB Canada

Performance, Photography, and Museums: Interpretive Strategies for Engaging with Art;
(2010) Presentation at the Art/Inter/Face Conference (BCAE/ OSEA); Toronto, ON, Canada

More than Just Clay, Mixed Media Sculpture; (2010) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; Baltimore, MD USA

Sculptures without a Kiln; (2009) Presentation at the Inside Out Conference (CSEA/BCATA); Vancouver, BC Canada

Telling Stories, (2009) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; Minneapolis, MN USA

Sculptures without a Kiln; (2009) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; Minneapolis, MN USA

Telling Stories, (2008) Presentation at the InSEA Conference; Osaka, Japan

Art ALL Day, (2007) Presentation at the NAEA Convention; New York, NY USA

The 21st Century Elementary Art Room, (2006) Presentation at the MICCA Technology Convention; Baltimore, MD, USA

The 21st Century Elementary Art Room, (2006) Presentation at the NAEA COnvention; Chicago, IL USA  

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