World of Art Teacher

Anne Bird




The University of Louisville,  BA in Biology with a minor in Art


The University of Louisville,  MAT in Creative Arts



* 42 years of  Classroom Art Education 

* Lindsey Wilson College,

        ArtEdu 6-12 Future Art Teachers

* Renaissance Academy Project based high school Clarksville, IN

* Clarksville High School (Traditional Public School) Clarksville, IN        

Intro and Adv 2D/3D Art, Ceramic, Sculpture, Printing, Jewelry, Textiles, Drawing, Painting, Art History and Biology.

* IVY Tech Comm. College –

* Dual credit Art Appreciation Clarksville, IN

* IVY Tech Comm. College – Dual credit Responding to Art / English

* Indiana University Southeast –Craft and Design non-Art Majors

* University of Louisville – Textile Construction

* Floyd Central Jr. – Sr. High School & MS Art,  Floyds Knob, IN.

* J. Graham Brown School, Louisville, KY   9 – 12th grade classes: Biology, Biological Art, Chemistry, Arts & Crafts, Textiles, Ceramics, General Arts 1st – 8th grade classes: General Arts.            

Ohio Valley Education Consortium,  Creative Ways to Approach Education 


                        PBS Specials 


A visit to The Little Loom House 

Lynette Jennings Design – Coverlets to Weaving Today


KCHEA artist interview for oral history project with Kentucky Fiber Artist 






Indiana  State Teachers Association 

Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen 

Handweavers Guild of America 

Association Of Traditional Hooking Artists 

Buffalo Trace Rug Hookers 

Adair County Art Council 


Courses Taken


Mentor Training - New Tech Network - innovative learning environments


Mentor Training - TAP System for Teacher and Student Achievement /building teacher excellence and increasing student achievement growth.



Graduate School Classes in Art 


Foundations of Elementary Education

Human Development and Learning

Student Teaching Secondary Schools 1

Student Teaching Secondary Schools 11

Teaching Methods of Secondary Art

Materials & Methods School Organization 1

Materials & Methods School Organization 11

Developing a Philosophy of Education 


Natural Dye



Resist Method Textile Design

Workshop in Painting

Workshop – Basketry

Workshop – Textile Media

Workshop - Handmade Paper 

Ikat & Woven Structures

Tapestry Techniques

Oriental Rug Techniques

Computer Art

Studies in Modern Art

History of Photography


19th Century French Oil Sketches


Undergraduate Classes in Art 


Public School Art

Painting and Graphic Arts

Basic Design

Architecture and Sculpture

Beginning Life Drawing




Creative Photography 

Documentary Photography