Letsiou Maria

Ακαδημαϊκή Βαθμίδα: 
Assistant Professor
Γνωστικό Αντικείμενο: 
Visual Arts Education
Telephone Number: 
marialetsiou [at] uth [dot] gr

The visual artist Maria Letsiou is an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Education in the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Thessaly. During his tenure (from 2011 to 2023) at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, he taught undergraduate and postgraduate classes of Visual Arts Education at the School of Early Childhood Education and in the Visual and Applied Arts department. He graduated from the Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a painting degree (1996). The doctoral degree he earned from the Department of Art Theory and History of the Athens School of Fine Arts (2010) is accompanied by postdoctoral research in Visual Arts Education in the United States (School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015). He has received two scholarships for research in Visual Arts Education (a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program scholarship, 2015-2016, and a Greek Scholarship Foundation (IKY) doctoral thesis scholarship, 2005-2009). Her artwork has been recognized in two biennales (9th Biennale of Young European Artists, Rome, 1999, and Luleå Art Biennial, LAB11, Sweden, 2011). Her articles have appeared in collective volumes, journals, and conference proceedings in Greece and abroad. A number of her artworks have been exhibited in solo, two-person, and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. As a researcher, she is interested in digital media in art education, visual and material culture education, art practice as a research method (A/r/tography), and children's unsolicited practices with digital media.

Maria Letsiou