Art Education art department


Wexler, Alice

B.F.A., Boston University
M.F.A., the Royal College of Art
Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University.


Department: Art Education
Office: SAB 112
Phone: (845) 257-3851

Office Hours

TF11:00 AM - 02:00 PMor by appointment

Career History

Professor Wexler teaches courses in studio methods and artistic development, instructional resources in art education, and art for exceptional children and adults.

Research/Creative Activity

Her research focuses on the art making practices of exceptional children and adults, and on the integration of text and image in art works made by children and adolescents.

Professor Wexler's writing in these areas has been published in Studies in Art Education and Art Education. She is currently at work on a book based on children with special needs in alternative settings.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Professor Wexler has presented on her research nationally and has received awards in support of her work, including a Faculty Development Award to support her research on the art of exceptional adults at the G.R.A.C.E. facility in Vermont (2001). Professor Wexler, a painter, has exhibited extensively. She received an award for her painting from the National Arts Club (1995).