Associate Professor (PhD), Department of Teacher Education
Dr. Peter Vietgen is an Associate Professor of Visual Arts Education in the Department of Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, Brock University.
He holds an honours BA in Visual Arts (Brock), a BEd – Visual Arts specialization (University of Toronto), a MEd in Arts Curriculum (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto) and a PhD in Art Education (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 for five years after teaching Visual Arts with the Toronto Board of Education since 1989.
Peter is the current President of the Canadian Society for Education through Art, the national subject association for Art Education in Canada, and has previously served on the executive of the OAEA, the Ontario Art Education Association, as Vice-President. Peter has presented research and numerous workshops at conferences locally, nationally and internationally.
Over the years, Peter has also curated and juried many art exhibitions. An artist himself, Peter’s current interest and passion lie in the art and practice of photography.
- Teacher Education and the Arts
- Museum/gallery education and school partnerships
- Social justice and equity issues and the Arts
- Architecture and the Visual Arts curriculum
- Literacy and the Arts
- Holistic Education
- Narrative Inquiry