Eco-Art Conference and Symposium

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April 8, 2022

The Southern Illinois Art Educator's Association presents the Eco-Art Conference and Symposium. This event will explore the partnership between Art and Science through the following workshops:

  • Eco-Art with art leading science
  • Eco-Art with science leading art
  • Eco-Art as creative activism
  • Sustainable art and science practices

Keynote: Dr. Hilary Inwood, University of Toronto


Hilary Inwood (M.Ed, MA, PhD) is a teacher educator, researcher and artist who coordinates the Sustainability & Climate Action Network at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on deepening teachers’ knowledge and skills in environmental learning, and on developing creative approaches to environmental education. She coordinates a multiyear collaboration with the TDSB's Sustainability Office, which includes facilitating a team of teacher-researchers focused on environmental learning in their classrooms. She also co-chairs a national Canadian network that aims to better embed Environmental & Sustainability Education into teacher education. 


Schedule of Events


8:00 - 8:45 am

Registration and continental breakfast

Old Main Room  Student Center

9:00 - 10:15 am Concurrent Session I
10:30 - 11:45 am Concurrent Session II
12:00 - 1:15 pm Luncheon and keynote Old Main Room  Student Center
1:30 - 2:45 pm Concurrent Session III
3:00 - 4:00 pm Panel Discussion Parkinson 124              Browne Auditorium
4:00 - 4:30 pm Wrap up Parkinson 124              Browne Auditorium