Pamela Lawton

Personal Information

Director of Education Studies
Undergraduate and Graduate - Art Education
Degree Title: 
MFA
College or University: 
University of Virginia
Year Degree Earned: 
1981
Degree Title: 
EdDCT
College or University: 
Howard University
Year Degree Earned: 
1991
College or University: 
Teachers College Columbia University
Year Degree Earned: 
2004

Lawton, a native Washingtonian and fifth generation educator in Washington, DC, has directed the art education program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, taught at the Tyler School of Art, and advised and mentored master's students in the Supervision and Administration in the Visual Arts program at the Bank Street College of Education. As an active artist, her artistic and scholarly research revolves around visual narrative and intergenerational arts learning in community settings. Her work is featured in collections at the College of Health and Human Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Teachers College Columbia University, Northwestern University, Morgan State University, Georgetown University, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, THe Frederick Douglass Museum and Cultural Center and the Washington, D.C. Superior Court. In addition to several journal articles and book chapters, and a book on her dissertation research, "Artstories: Narratiave construction in Intergenerational and Transformative Learning."

Published Dissertation Research
"The Adventures of Pamela" altered book
Courses: 
Integrated Art Education
Graduate Art Education Core
Foundations in Art Education
Social Justice and Art Education
Studio Based Teaching and Learning