Roots of Art Education Practice. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, Inc., 2001. Part of Art Education in Practice series, Marilyn G. Stewart, series editor. [Korean translation by Dr. Hyeri Ahn to be published by Mijinsa.]


The History of Art Education: Proceedings from the Second Penn State Conference, 1989, co-edited with Patricia M. Amburgy, Donald Soucy, Brent Wilson, and Marjorie Wilson. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 1993. Author of Chapter 34, “Time, Antimodernism, and Holiday Art.”

Framing the Past: Essays on Art Education, co-edited with Donald Soucy. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 1990. Author of Chapter 6, Rules and Invention: From Ornament to Design in Art Education.”


Constructing an International History of Art Education: Periods, Patterns, and Principles,” International Journal of Arts Education, 7(1, 2009), 1-20.

“Between Technology and Literacy,” International Journal of Art and Design Education (England), 22 (3, 2003), 316-324.

Middle Class Desire: Ornament, Industry, and Emulation in 19th Century Art Education,” Studies in Art Education, 43 (4, 2002): 324-338.

“Embodied Conceptions and Refined Taste: Drawing Enters the Lowell Schools.” Visual Arts Research, 26 (2, 2000): 1-14.

Chromo-Civilization and the Genteel Tradition (An Essay on the Social Value of Art Education).” Invited article for Studies in Art Education, 40 (2, Winter 1999): 101-113. Originally presented as the 1998 Invited Studies in Art Education Lecture at the National Art Education Association annual conference, April 2, 1998.

“Women’s Clubs, Art, and Society.” Arts and Learning Research (SIG Proceedings Journal, American Educational Research Association), 10 (1, 1992-93): 58-57.

From the Aesthetic Movement to the Arts and Crafts Movement,” Studies in Art Education, 33 (3, Spring 1992): 163-173.

Art at Hull House, 1889‑1901: Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr,” Woman’s Art Journal, 10 (1, Spring/Summer 1989): 35‑39.

“Form, Truth, and Emotion: Transatlantic Influences on Formalist Aesthetics.” Journal of Art and Design Education, 7 (1, Spring 1988): 81‑96.

Beauty in Design and Pictures: Idealism and Aesthetic Education.” The Journal of Aesthetic Education, 21 (4, Winter 1987): 63‑76.

“Drawing Book Wars.” Visual Arts Research, 12 (2, 1986): 59-72.

A Picture Age: Reproductions in Picture Study.” Studies in Art Education, 26 (Winter 1985): 86-92.

The Eye Is a Nobler Organ:’ Ruskin and American Art Education.” The Journal of Aesthetic Education, 18 (Summer 1984): 51‑64.

Self-Expression or Teacher Influence: The Shaw System of Finger-Painting.” Art Education, 37 (3, March 1984): 20-24.


“Today and Yesterday: Present Trends and Historical Research Principles in Art Education.” In Art Education as Critical Cultural Inquiry, edited by Jeong Ae Park, pp. 44-54. Seoul, South Korea: Mijinsa, 2007.

Capitalizing Art Education: Mapping International Histories,” Invited & refereed chapter. In International Handbook of Research in Arts Education (Part 1 of 2), edited by Liora Bresler, pp. 7-30. Series: Springer International Handbook of Education, Vol. 16. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2007.

First author with Patricia Amburgy, & Paul Bolin. Invited chapter, “Questioning the Past: Contexts, Functions, and Stakeholders in 19th Century Art Education,” in Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education, edited by Elliot W. Eisner & Michael Day, pp. 33-53. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 2004.

“Historical Research Methods in Art Education.” In Research Methods for Art Education, edited by Sharon LaPierre and Enid Zimmerman, pp. 57-73. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 1997. (invited)

“The Celestial City of Culture: Henry Turner Bailey’s ‘City of Refuge.’” History of Art Education: Proceedings of the Third Penn State International Symposium, edited by Albert A. Anderson, Jr., and Paul Bolin, 427-433. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University, 1997.

“So What: Interpretation in Art Education History.” In Art Education Historical Methodology: An Insider’s Guide to Doing and Using, edited by Peter Smith, consulting editor Sharon D. LaPierre, pp. 53-61. Pasadena, CA: Open Door Publishers for the Seminar for Research in Art Education, 1995. (invited)

“Virtue and Good Manners: Toward a History of Art History Instruction.” In The Early Years of Art History in the United States, edited by Craig Smyth and Peter Lukehart, pp. 183-193. Princeton, NJ: Department of Art and Archaeology, distributed by Princeton University Press, 1994. (invited)

“Becoming an Art Educator: An Historical Perspective on Higher Education.” The Future: Challenge of Change, edited by Norman C. Yakel, pp. 1-14. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 1992. (invited)

“Barbarian or Civilized: Ellen Gates Starr, T.C. Horsfall and the Chicago Public School Art Society.” In Histories of Art and Design Education, Cole to Coldstream, edited by David Thistlewood, pp. 55-68. London: Longman, 1992. (invited)

“Time, Antimodernism, and Holiday Art.” Chapter 34 in The History of Art Education: Proceedings from the Second Penn State Conference, 1989. (refereed)

“Democracy and Art, Then and Now,” pages 167‑174 in Art in a Democracy, edited by Doug Blandy and Kristin G. Congdon. New York: Teachers College Press, 1987. (invited)

“A Generation of Art Educators,” in The History of Art Education: Proceedings from the Penn State Conference, edited by Harlan Hoffa and Brent Wilson. University Park: College of Arts and Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University, distributed by NAEA, 1987. (refereed)

“Walter Smith’s Concept of Art.” In Essays in Philosophy of Art Education, edited by Ross Norris. Columbus, OH: Department of Art Education, The Ohio State University, 1980.


Unanswered Questions [by Arthur D. Efland].” Journal of Aesthetic Education, 25 (2, Summer 1991): 46-52.