Sharif Bey is an Associate professor at Syracuse University. Bey earned a B.F.A in ceramics from Slippery Rock University, an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Ph.D. in Art Education from Penn State University. He is a teaching artist with extensive experience in ceramics, sculpture, art community programing and art teacher training. Dr. Bey has published numerous articles in publications such as Art Studies in Art Education, the Journal of Curriculum & Pedagogy, the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, the Journal of Visual Culture and Gender, and the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education. He is also a past editor of the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education.
Dr. Bey will be visiting us at Denison to deliver a lecture that considers his ceramic work in a relationship to Black Art movements of the 20th and 21st Centuries, titled, African American Arts: Where I Entered.
This lecture is brought to you in collaboration with the OSU Department of Art Administration Education and Policy, Department of Art and Denison Studio Arts, and Black Studies.