Sheri R. Klein
Sheri R Klein, PhD, MFA, BFA is a recognized artist, educator, researcher, and published author. In her academic roles, as a Professor of Art Education and program administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Stout (US) she developed and
taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in studio art, art education, and grant writing. She has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters that focus on issues related to art and visual culture, holistic approaches to pedagogy, visual art curriculum, teacher preparation, professional practice, and arts-based approaches to reflective practice and professional development. Her edited books include Action Research: Plain and Simple (2012, Palgrave Macmillan), and Teaching Art in Context: Case Studies for Preservice Art Education (2003, National Art Education Association).
She has presented over 100 workshops, keynotes, and lectures both nationally and internationally and has been a visiting lecturer at numerous universities and art schools. She has held numerous leadership positions in professional associations,
has served as a reviewer for key art education and education journals. She is currently an Editor for the International Journal of Education through Art (IJETA). Recognized for her contributions to the field of art education, she is an elected
member of the Distinguished Fellows of the National Art Education Association (Class of 2015). Further honours include the Higher Art Educator of the Year Awardby the Wisconsin Art Education Association (1999) and the 2018 June King McFee
Award from the Women’s Caucus of the National Art Education Association for exceptional and continuous record of achievement in teaching, research and service. Her mixed media art works that include paintings, collages, visual journaling and scarf designs have been exhibited regionally and nationally in solo and group exhibitions.