Judith Schwartz, Art Professor, Awarded Fulbright Specialist Post in Ireland

Judith Schwartz, a professor of art education in Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions, has been selected to be a Fulbright Specialist at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland. During a six-week residency in October 2011, Schwartz will teach master classes and deliver a keynote address at a symposium called, Landscape of Aesthetics and Design.

The author of Confrontational Ceramics (Pennsylvania Press, 2008), Schwartz is a critic, curator, and author of articles on contemporary craft issues. She has served as an educational consultant to Lenox China Company, a member of the board of directors for the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, and is an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics. Schwartz is the recipient of a JD Rockefeller III grant in art education and the Everson’s Museum’s award for service and excellence in the field of ceramics education.

The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes exchanges between academics in the United States and their counterparts at universities abroad. The program awards grants to qualified faculty to engage in short-term collaborative two to six week projects at higher education institutions in more than 100 countries worldwide.