Art Education art department


Poser, Jessica

Ed.D, MEd from Harvard University
MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago
BA, The University of Chicago

Assistant Professor

Department: Art Department
Office: SAB 204C
Phone: (845) 257-3783

Assistant Professor

Department: Art Education
Office: SAB 204C
Phone: (845) 257-3783

Office Hours

MTR10:00 AM - 12:00 PMand by appointment

Career History

Dr. Poser coordinates the Saturday Arts Lab @ SUNY New Paltz, a Saturday program offering visual arts, music and theater classes for K-12 students.

Teaching Interests

Her scholarly interests include community arts, contemporary art curriculum and critical pedagogy.

Research/Creative Activity

She has presented her research in a range of venues both national and international.
Her artwork explores themes of place and materiality; her images and objects are made in a variety of media and are constructed through processes traditionally associated with craft. She is an active member of the artist collaborative Habitat for Artists.


Her publications include: Contemporary Craft: The Look of Labor in Art Education, the Journal of the National Art Education Association.