About the Author

Patricia Christiansen

My name is Patricia Christiansen. I have been teaching for AOEU since 2013. I learned about AOE when Jessica Balsley spoke at my local Art Educators of Iowa Fall Conference in 2011. I teach art at a virtual high school in Iowa. My interests include ceramics, drawing, painting, and photography.

Professional Achievements:

The University of Iowa Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree (2000)

Iowa State University Master of Arts in Art Educations Degree (2005)

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Professional Practice

A Comparison of Teaching Salaries Across the Country and the World

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Media & Techniques

The Importance of Developing a Personal Style

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Professional Learning

Finding Your Voice in AOEU Studio Courses

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article
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Media & Techniques

Teach Your Students to Add Layers of Meaning With Mixed-Media Portraits

Art of Education Magazine & Media Article