Diana Gregory

Kennesaw State University
Professor Art Education

Diana Gregory, Professor of Art Education. She was involved with the R2 Faculty Learning Community sponsored by the Office of Research and CETL and a former Fellow for Creativity and Innovation at the KSU Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), where she was involved in faculty development around a variety of teaching and learning issues, including creativity research, Engage KSU. She serves as program coordinator for the art education program and holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, where she majored in painting and printmaking; a MEd in Interrelated Special Education from the University of North Georgia; and a MS and PhD in Art Education from Florida State University. From 2014-2016 she served as Interim/Chair of the Inclusive Education Department in the KSU Bagwell College of Education. She was awarded the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Southeastern Higher Education Teacher award in 2009, the Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA) Teacher of the Year Award in 2012, the KSU College of the Arts Distinguished Service Award in 2012, selected to participate in the 2012-14 Cobb Educational Consortium Leadership Academy, and in August 2104 served as NAEA Monthly Blog Mentor. She conducts workshops and presents locally, nationally, and internationally on the postmodern context of creativity, creative leadership, and creativity in art education. Recent publications include: 2009-2013 GAEA All State Art Symposium Catalogs; the GAEA 2011 Member Exhibition Catalog, “Unmasking Creativity: Process and Product”; “Creativity: Unmasking the Process and Product of Art Educators as Pro-c Artists,” in Enid Zimmerman & Flavia Bastos (Eds., 2014) Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education: Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues; and “Resting in the Darkness” and “Falling Apart” in Susanne Fincher (2009) The mandala workbook: A creative guide for self-exploration, balance, and well-being.