Christine Woywod Veettil earned her B.S.Ed., M.S., and Ph.D. in art education at Northern Illinois University and is a former K-12 art teacher. She is an Associate Professor of Art Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dr. Woywod Veettil is a former project director of Avansando Lectura y Matematicas pormedio del Arte (Advancing Reading and Math Through the Arts), which was funded by the Arts Model Development and Dissemination, U.S. Department of Education.
Her current research interests include interdisciplinary education and community partnerships, especially those that involve socially engaged artists.
Selected journal articles include: An Invitation: Multicultural Art and Visual Learning in Elementary Education, in the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education; Art That Makes Communities Strong: Transformative Partnerships With Community Artists in K–12 Settings, in Art Education; and Fixed, Fluid, and Transient: Negotiating Layers of Art Classroom Material Culture, in Art Education. Book chapters include Unspoken Lessons: The Semiotics and Visual Culture of K-12 Classrooms, in Practice Theory: Seeing the Power of Teacher Researchers, NAEA Press, and A postmodern Visual Culture Art Teacher: Finding Peace in My Opposing Roles, in Semiotics and Visual Culture: Sights, Signs, and Significance, NAEA Press. Dr. Woywod Veettil currently serves on the editorial boards for Visual Arts Research and the journal Art Education.