Publications

Furniss, G. J. (2019). En plein air: Planning an outdoor art workshop. SchoolArts, 119(3), 40-41

 

Furniss, G. J. (2019). Tapping into lived experiences, creative practices, and local resources with Mississippi artist Eudora Welty. Art Education, 72(4), 45-49

Furniss, G. J. (2019). Through their eyes. SchoolArts, 118(9), 12, 36

 

Furniss, G. J. (2019). Take Five. Enchanted viewing: Art education for youth at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. LINEA:The Artist’s Voice. web

 

Furniss, G. J. (2018). Nature’s inspiration. SchoolArts, 117(9), 22

 

Furniss, G. J. (2017). Temple Grandin on visual thinking. SchoolArts, 116(9), 8, 45


Furniss, G. J. (2016). Collaborative leadership between art teachers and art therapists for art students on the autism spectrum. The Journal of Art for Life, 8(8), 1–19


Furniss, G. J. (2015). The artist Justin Canha. SchoolArts, 115(4), 14, 41


Furniss, G. J. (2015). Viewing sub-saharan african art with western eyes: A question of aesthetics in the context of another culture and time. Art Education, 68(6), 28-35


Furniss, G. J. (2014). Stephen wiltshire, artist extraordinaire. SchoolArts, 114(4), 12, 42


Furniss, G. J. (2012). Celebrating diversity. SchoolArts, 111(7), 18


Furniss, G. J. (2011). Art is the heart. SchoolArts, 111(3),
40–41


Furniss, G. J. (2011). Tactile art and sense of touch. SchoolArts, 110(8), 20


Furniss, G. J. (2010). Reflections of the historical narrative of Jessica Park, an artist with autism. Art Therapy, 27(4),
190–194


Furniss, G. J. (2010). World autism awareness day. SchoolArts, 109(8), 4


Furniss, G. J. (2009). Art lessons for a young artist with Asperger Syndrome. Art Education, 62(3), 18–23


Furniss, G. J. (2009). Different ways of being human. SchoolArts, 108(8), 14


Furniss, G. J. (2008). Celebrating the artmaking of children with autism. Art Education, 61(5), 8–12


Furniss, G. J. (2008). Designing art lessons for children with Asperger Syndrome. SchoolArts, 107(8), 20


Furniss, G. J. (2008). The role of intervention in the early art making of Jessica Park: Evidence to suggest enhanced visual reciprocity (EVR) in a young artist with autism (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from ProQuest Database (Accession No. 3314571)


Furniss, G. J. (2007). Practical considerations for teaching artists with autism. SchoolArts, 106(9), 6


Furniss, G. J. (2006). Teaching art to children with autism. SchoolArts. web.


Furniss, G. (1995). Images of children in Pakistan. Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly, 79(1), 34–35


Other published writing


Reader for the exhibit catalog, Exploring nirvana: The art of Jessica Park (2008). Edited by Gengarelly, A. & Weatherbee, A. MA: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

 

© 2019 Dr. Gillian J. Furniss

Presentations

Furniss, G.J. (July 2019). Street Photography: Recapturing a Moment of Direct Experience To Yield Insights of Self and Events. International Society for Education Through the Arts (InSEA), Vancouver, Canada

Furniss, G.J. (July 2019). Technical Assistant of Graphics Presentation. Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deere Isle, ME

 

Furniss, G.J. (November 2018). Street Photography. Mississippi Art Education Association Conference, Jackson, MS 

 

Furniss, G.J. (November 2018). Nature To Art. Mississippi Art Education Association Conference, Jackson, MS 

Furniss, G. J. (August 2017). Art Practice As Research: Papercutting and Tunnel Books. International Society for Education Through Art (InSEA), Daegu, South Korea

Furniss, G.J. (June 2017). Slash Away! The Art of Papercutting. Arts Integration Workshop, Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, Brookesville, MS


Furniss, G.J. (November 2016). Slash Away! The Art of Papercutting. Mississippi Art Education Association Conference, Jackson, MS


Furniss, G.J. (October 2016). Women Traveling Solo Workshop: Oaxaca, Mexico. The New York Room, HI-USA, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (March 2016). Evidence Based Successful Teaching Strategies for Art Students on the Autism Spectrum. National Art Education Association Conference, Chicago, IL


Furniss, G. J. (November 2015). Re-Exploring Contemporary Artists on the Autism Spectrum. Mississippi Art Education Association Conference, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS


Furniss, G. J. (April 2015). The Necessary Centrality of The Arts. Autism and Arts Education Symposium, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA


Furniss, G. J. (April 2015). Identifying Successful Teaching Strategies for Art Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Provost New Faculty Symposium, Nissan Auditorium, MUW, April 2015


Furniss, G. J. (November 2014). The Art and Design of Oaxaca, Mexico. Presentation for Mississippi Art Education Association, Jackson, MS


Furniss, G. J. & Canha, M. T. (November 2011). The Early Art Process of Justin Canha, A Professional Artist with Autism. Expressive Therapies Summit, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (November 2010). The Early Artwork of Jessica Park, An Artist with Autism, Master Class: Drama, Music, and Art in the Treatment of Childhood Autism. Expressive Therapies Summit, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (October 2010). Art and Autism In Education. New York City Art Teachers Association (NYCATA), La Guardia High School of Visual Arts and Performing Arts, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (April 2010). Classroom Strategies for Teaching Art to Children with Autism. National Art Education Association Conference, Baltimore, MD


Furniss, G. J. (January 2010). Art and Autism In Education Presentation. Art Administrators of New Jersey (AANJ) Annual Meeting, Kean University, Union, NJ


Furniss, G. J. & Rogers, P. (October 2008). Celebrating Young Artists with Autism: A Workshop for Art Teachers. Art Education: The Power of Partnerships. New York City Art Teachers Association (NYCATA), La Guardia High School of Visual Arts and Performing Arts, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (March 2008). Celebrating the Early Drawings of Benjamin, A Young Artist with Asperger Syndrome. National Art Education Association Conference, New Orleans, LA


Furniss, G. J. (December 2008). Understanding Autism Presentation. Guest Speaker of Perspectives In Autism Conference, Museum Access Consortium (MAC), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (April 2007). Mental Retardation and Art Conference Panel. Panelist for New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Fordham University, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (March 2007). The Early Artwork of Jessica Park, An Artist with Autism. National Art Education Association Annual Conference, New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (November 2006). The Role of Intervention in the Artistic Development of a Young Artist with Autism. Graduate Research in Art Education Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University. New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (March 2006). The Art Process of Children with Autism As Visual Communication. International Society for Education in the Arts (INSEA), Liseu, Portugal


Furniss, G. J. (March 2005). The Art Process of Children with Autism. National Art Education Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA


Furniss, G. J. (September 1997). Volunteer Recognition Guest Speaker. Sol Goldman YM- YWHA of Educational Alliance, Inc. New York, NY


Furniss, G. J. (January 1997). New Volunteer Orientation Guest Speaker. Sol Goldman YM- YWHA of Educational Alliance, Inc. New York, NY