June Julian

June Julian
New York University | NYU · Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Ed.D.

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May 1997 - October 2017
New York University
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Publications (27)
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We can deeply respect extraordinary visual imagery beyond our own culture because it is a unique reflection of the human experience hard wrought through a distillation of intelligence and talent. My impulse is not to appropriate nor to commercialize that imagery, but through it, with reverence, to expand our capacity for knowing. Embodying that int...
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Perhaps the time is right to retrieve Abstract Illusionism from the dimming corners of recent art history and to see what it has to say about aesthetic tropes and mass persuasions.
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In Hawaii, it is believed that the fragrance of the Plumeria blossom makes worries go away. These personal landscapes with the Plumeria flower and the phantom limbs on proud display, and with all of our poignant collective back stories behind the brush, refer to the shared phenomena of our human condition: aching emotional absence, lingering presen...
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In the Insomnia in Venice paintings, the waters are silently flooding the lamp-lit calli and canals, making damp patterns on the ancient walls. Twelve images of Acqua Alta and Plague Doctor masks point to climate change and to the current insidious health threats we face with the current Covid 19 pandemic. As the waters continue to rise and everyon...
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An exhibition of paintings from an Art and Archaeology research expedition in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland may seem to be unlikely teaching moment. Yet that collection of images, and the ideas behind them form the core of a novel approach that uses tartan design to teach about the climate crisis. Young people are anxious about climate change and...
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Is it time for a new aesthetic for the traditional genre of marine painting-one that reflects the contemporary realities of worldwide ocean degradation? In her recent series, Atlantic Blues-Paintings from the Edge, artist June Julian celebrates the ocean in all of its power and magnificence, but also sings the blues about our abuses of it. She sugg...
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An illustrated account of the “Landscape and Culture: Expedition Art of the Scottish Hebrides” exhibition that depicts the dramatic backdrop for two Art and Archaeology research seasons on the Isles of Vallay and North Uist, UK as impacted by climate change. Situated within the longstanding tradition of expedition art, the works document the endang...
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This short video was presented at the "Atlantic Blues - Paintings from the Edge" Exhibition in September 2019 at Galleria Puccini in Ancona, Italy. It includes works from two additional painting series also by June Julian: "The Sound of the Sea", 8 Oil Paintings on Panel, 11 in. X 14 in. 2018 - 2019 and "Here Not There", 6 Acrylic Paintings on Canv...
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Rodrick B. MacLennan, FN '98, and Dr. June Julian carried Explorers Club Flag #109 on two recent expeditions to the Isles of Vallay and North Uist to record the effects of rising seas and violent storms on endangered coastal archaeology sites there. Their research objective was to document the current status of sites that were first discovered by 1...
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Rodrick B. MacLennan and June Julian were awarded the prestigious Explorers Club Flag #109 for their second season in 2017 for the Isle of Vallay Archaeology/Climate Change Expedition in the Outer Hebrides. Since 1918, the flag has been carried on hundreds of expeditions: to outer space, to both Poles, to the deepest oceans, and to the highest peak...
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Imagine if famous artists could help us guide art discussions in the classroom. In The Second Life Artist Project, digital avatars for three legendary artists: Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, & Vincent Van Gogh. each respond to three pieces of art by living artists., Those artist avatars model the Visual Thinking Strategy, or VTS, to discuss selecte...
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Rodrick B. MacLennan and June Julian were awarded the prestigious Explorers Club Flag #109 in 2015 for their Isle of Vallay Archaeology/Climate Change Expedition in the Outer Hebrides. Since 1918, the flag has been carried on hundreds of expeditions: to outer space, to both Poles, to the deepest oceans, and to the highest peaks in the world. Their...
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The Ed Media Center in Second Life provides multiple professional development opportunities for art educators to explore the educational potential of virtual worlds together. Since it’s launch in 2009, it has hosted numerous events that address contemporary students’ learning preferences and that enable artists and art educators to become effective...
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This historical research provides an examination of the embroidered word as a visual art piece, from early traditional examples to contemporary forms. It is intended to encourage appreciation of embroidery as an art form and to stimulate discussion about the role of historical contexts in the studio education of artists at the university level. Com...
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The Cerulean Gallery in the Educational Media Center in Second Life provides an excellent model for designing art exhibitions in an educational virtual world. This paper examines the multiple features of the Cerulean Gallery and presents several exemplar exhibits by students, artists, and museums that were hosted there.Those exhibits themselves fun...
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Ecology Art as a genre addresses sensitivity to our natural world and the interdependence of all living things, Over the past several decades Ecology artists have developed a distinguished tradition including a variety of international projects. In recent times, Eco Artists have also been exploring Internet technologies, and are being joined by art...
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We have all taught for many years, using pencils and paper in brick and mortar classrooms. But now with computers, we can teach students online, at the speed of light at 186,000 miles per second, or even more fantastic, with wireless technology. Now that’s creative! I have happily utilized the Web as a teaching environment in various ways for the p...
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We have all taught art for many years, using pencils and paint in brick and mortar classrooms. But now with computers, we can teach art online, at the speed of light at 186,000 miles per second, or even more fantastic, with wireless technology. Now that’s creative! For the past five years, I have utilized the Web as a teaching environment in variou...
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This is a story about magical early influences on screen interactivity, a brief history of the evolution of the computer, with examples from contemporary applications in art and museum education. I believe it is important to know about the early days of drawing on the screen to get a sense of the continuum of ideas that has led us to our present te...
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Using exercises based on the image of stacked mattresses from the tale of The Princess and the Pea, combined with Ecker and Kaelin’s Aesthetic Inquiry ladder model, will help art educators schematize their thinking and talking about art in the classroom. Whether by selecting phenomenology or another philosophical method for navigating through the l...
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Since this project was first launched, students from around the world have been sending in their art work, poems, stories, and eco-facts about the special trees in their environment. So far, 21 US states and 18 foreign countries are represented on at least 100 separate Web pages. The youngest contributors are Illinois kindergartners, and the oldest...
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Initially, I had to consistently publicize the project by repeated email postings on numerous subject matter related listservs. After a while, though, the project picked up its own momentum, and began to have a life of its own, gathering participants daily. Information will reside silently on a server unless determined efforts are made to promote t...
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A World Community of Old Trees, http://www.nyu.edu/projects/julian/, is the Internet research component of the doctoral dissertation, Ecology Art Education On-Line: A World Community of Old Trees. It is the first study in the discipline of Art Education to use the World Wide Web to transmit and receive data for doctoral research. First launched on...
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Typescript. Thesis (Ph. D.)--New York University, School of Education, 1997. Includes bibliographical references (leaves: 268-271)