Life Member - Dr Adele Flood

Across her teaching life Adele Flood has been an Arts Educator, Curriculum Advisor and an Academic Developer. She has taught in four States across all sectors from Primary through to Tertiary levels. She has supervised several Masters and PhD candidates and has written over 50 refereed articles and edited books on Arts curriculum and pedagogy. She has contributed to Art Education in the following:

– Series Editor Narrative and Creativity in Learning Common Ground Publishing 2015
– Consultant International Society Education through Art World Congress Planning Committee.
– Chair, Research Committee InSEA World Congress (2008-2010)
– President Aust. Institute Art Education Australia (1996-2002)
– Vice President Art Education Victoria (1994-2002)
– Executive member International Society Education through Art (InSEA) (1998-2004)
– Council Member InSEA  (2004-2006)
– Editor journal: Australian Art Education (2002-2007)
– Member InSEA Research Council (2007- 2010)
– Convenor InSEA Editorial and Publications Board (2001-2004)

Adele’s PhD  thesis  “Common Threads” focussed on the place creativity holds in the emotional development of an individual. Adele used a narrative methodology and wrote it in her own narrative voice.

Alongside her teaching and research career, Adele has continued her own artistic practice. Her 16 solo Exhibitions have  focussed on the  landscape both in Australia and countries through which she has travelled. She is currently preparing “At the Water’s Edge” a series of 30 paintings that reflects Lake Illawarra and its environs.

Adele is a past president of the Australian Institute of Art Education ( AIAE, now AEA), served on the Council of InSEA, represented Australia at UNESCO summits. Adele is a life member of Art Education Victoria.

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Monash University