Publications

Furniss, G. J. (2020). The aesthetic lived experience of Fred H. C. Liang: Integrating eastern and western philosophies as artistic expression. Canadian Art Teacher, 17(1), 39–47 https://csea-scea.ca/canadian-art-teacher-volume-17-1/

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). 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 https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ906445.pdf


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.

 

© 2020 Dr. Gillian J. Furniss

Presentations

Furniss, G.J. (2020). Nature To Art. Art In Focus: 
Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ) 2020 Conference,
New Jersey

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

 

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

 

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

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

Furniss, G.J. (2017). Arts Integration Workshop. Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, Brookesville, MS


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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