Dr. Peter Vietgen

Associate Professor (PhD), Department of Educational Studies

Dr. Peter Vietgen, Faculty of Education, Brock University

WH 270
St. Catharines, ON
905 688 5550 x5116
Fax 905 641 5229
pvietgen@brocku.ca

Dr. Peter Vietgen is an Associate Professor of Visual Arts Education in the Teacher Education Program in the Department of Educational Studies.  He holds a PhD in Art Education from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal. Prior to joining Brock University in 2004, Peter served in the role as Visual Arts Consultant/Curriculum Advisor for the Toronto District School Board. Peter is the current President of CSEA, the Canadian Society for Education through Art, the national subject association for Art Education in Canada.

  • Teacher Education and the Arts
  • Museum/Gallery Education and School Partnerships
  • Social Justice and Equity Issues and the Arts
  • Indigenous Education and the Arts
  • Literacy and the Arts
  • Art Education and Makerspaces
  • OCT (Ontario College of Teachers)
  • InSEA (International Society for Education through Art)
  • NAEA (National Art Education Association)
  • CSEA (Canadian Society for Education through Art)
  • OAEA (Ontario Society for Education through Art)
  • CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education)

Vietgen, P. (2014) Curator/Developer of: Being Cindy Sherman- Identity Mediation in the Visual Arts Classroom. An Exhibition of Artworks created by secondary Visual Arts students from A.N. Meyer SS and St. Catharines Collegiate Institute, District School Board of Niagara (June 2014).

Vietgen, P. (2014) National Co-Curator for Canada: Experimenta! 2014, Tallinn, Estonia. An International Youth Art Exhibition –Triennial Art Exhibition held in Tallinn, Estonia. Oct. 2014.

Vietgen, P. (2014) Group Exhibition – 8 x 8 Show – 337 Sketch Gallery, Hamilton, ON. 3 Photographic Prints – Sydney Opera House Series

Vietgen, P. (2015) Group Exhibition – 8 x 8 Show – 337 Sketch Gallery, Hamilton, ON. 3 Photographic Prints – Sculpture Series –Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, Old San Juan.

Vietgen, P. (2015) Co-Curator/Developer of: A Journey to Healing and Empowerment. An Exhibition of Secondary Student Art in Partnership with Niagara Assault Centre, Rodman Hall Art Centre and the District School Board of Niagara. Rodman Hall Art Centre, March 2015.

Vietgen, P. (2016) Photographic Works included in Mount Carmel Fine Art & Music Festival, Juried Exhibition – September 2016.

Vietgen, P. (2016) Developer/Curator of: Words Given to the Unspoken (An Exhibition of Photographic Works by Senior Photography Students from Holy Cross SS). Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University. April 2016.

Vietgen, P. (2017) Developer/Curator of: Voices of Eagles– An Exhibition of Artwork created by students in the Soaring Eagles Alternative Indigenous Secondary Program, Niagara Catholic District School Board.

Vietgen, P. (Ongoing) Photography & Cover Design for Brock Education Journal – 2011 until present. Volumes 21 (No. 1 & 2), 22 (No. 1 & 2), 23 (No. 1 & 2), 24 (No. 1 & 2), 25 (No. 1 & 2), 26 (No. 1 & 2) & 27 (No. 1 & 2)

Vietgen, P. (2017) Curator – Soaring Eagles: Indigenous Youth Speak Out! An exhibition of artworks created by students from the Soaring Eagles Alternative Secondary School, Niagara Catholic District School Board, showcased as part of the SJRI Thematic Symposium – Child and Youth Engagement, Civic Literacies, and Digital Ecologies. Rodman Hall Art Centre, October 2017.

Vietgen, P. (2018) Developer/Curator of: We Are All Vessels – An Exhibition of Artwork created by students in the Soaring Eagles Alternative Indigenous Secondary Program, Niagara Catholic District School Board. Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University, March 2018.

Griffin, S., McLauchlan, D., McQueen-Fuentes, G., Rowsell, J., Vietgen, P. & Winters, KL.(2017) A Reason to Respond: Finding Agency through the Arts. International Journal of Education and the Arts.

Rowsell, J. & Vietgen, P. (2017) Embracing the unknown in community arts zone    visual arts. Pedagogies: An International Journal. Special Issue – The Art and Craft of Literacy Pedagogy: Profiling Community Arts Zone. Vol. 12. Nov. 1. January-March 2017. Pg. 90 – 107.

  • EDUC 8P23 – Education in and through the Arts (J/I) – Visual Arts
  • EDUC 8P33 – Education in and through the Arts (P/J) – Visual Arts
  • EDBE 8P12 – The Arts in and Across the Curriculum (P/J) – Visual Arts
  • EDBE 8P14 – The Arts in and Across the Curriculum (J/I) – Visual Arts
  • EDBE 8P85 – Intermediate/Senior Year 2 Visual Arts