DUAL PH.D. ART EDUCATION AND WOMEN'S GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES
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107 Arts Cottage, University Park, PA 16802
Veronica’s ambition is to impact the lives of others through art. Currently a dual PhD candidate in Art Education and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her research includes indigenous metalsmithing and crafts, intersections of gender, race and abilities in visual culture, and using graphic memoir medium as a sequential artform. She has lectured internationally on issues of race and gender in art education and nationally about art and special needs. As a graduate lecturer at Penn State’s main campus, Veronica instructs courses focusing on African and African American art and Women's Studies. When she is not teaching, Veronica spends her time as a metalsmith who incorporates her heritage through designs created on silver, copper, and gold objects of adornment.