93. Office of Research, Ohio State University, travel grant to deliver lectures in the Netherlands and England, $700, 1992. College of the Arts Direct Research Grant, "Support for the Writing of Criticizing Art," $1,800, 1992-93. University Small Grant, $1,000, The Ohio State University, 1991-92. Consultant to the Ohio Alliance for Arts in Education, AISBEG grant, Ohio Arts Council, $3,000, 1990-91. Consultant to the Council for the Arts of Greater Lima, AISBEG grant, Ohio Arts Council, $3,000,1989-90. Consultant to the Bellfountaine Board of Education, AISBEG grant, Ohio Arts Council, $3,000, 1989-90. Co-director, Curriculum, "The Ohio Partnership for the Visual Arts: Regional Institute for Educators," The Getty Institute for Education in the Visual Arts, $125,000 a year renewable for 5 years, 1988-89. Steering Committee and Chair of the Art Criticism Research Team, The Getty Institute for Education in the Visual Arts, Regional Institute Grant Program, $20,000, 1987. Contributing author, "The Performing Artist as Social Commentator in 20th Century America," Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater grant from The Ohio Arts Council / The Ohio Humanities Council Joint Program in the Arts and Humanities, $10,000, 1987. Individual Artist's Grant, The Ohio Arts Council, $1,000 award for critical writing, 1983-84. Many Ohio State University, College of the Arts Research Grants of about $1,000 each to support on-going projects.
Professional Activities: Art Critic-in-Education serving schools and communities throughout Ohio, The Ohio Arts
Council, 1986-present. “Philosophical Considerations of Art Appreciation,” abstract, American Educational
Research Association, Chicago, April 11, 2007. Public presentations, “An Interactive and Open Dialogue About Photographs” and
“Visual Art and Personal Meanings,” University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio, November 19, 2007. Keynote Speaker, “Children, Teachers, and Interpretation,” Symposium on Children and Visual
Culture, The Netherlands Photomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 28, 2006. Workshop Leader, “Reading Photographs,” Teacher In-service Day, Wexner Center for the Arts,
Ohio State University, October 20, 2006. Inaugural Speaker for Visual Voices Professional Lecture Series, "Art Criticism," George Mason
University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 7, 2006. Workshop Leader for In-service Teachers, "Art and Writing," Hope Arts High School and Rhode
Island School of Art and Design (RISD), Providence, Rhode Island, August 22, 2006. Visiting Scholar, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, March 6-
9, 2006. Panel Presentation, "Improving Studio Critiques," College Art Association, Boston,
February 24, 2006.