I teach studio and academic graduate and undergraduate courses at a range of colleges around the San Francisco Bay Area, including California College of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, University of California Davis, among others. My teaching interests and experience reflect my practice in their transdisciplinary scope and concern with diverse perspectives on pedagogy.

Curriculum Vitae

Full teaching portfolio readily available. Please send requests to info [at] michelecarlson.com

Topics in Studio Practice:
Intaglio (All levels)
Serigraphy (All levels)
Relief printing (All levels)
Monoprinting (All levels)
Drawing (All levels)
2-D Foundations
Color theory
Advanced/Senior studio projects and professional practices

Graduate MFA Thesis
Graduate MFA advising

Working Knowledge:
Letterpress, Bookmaking, Papermaking

Topics in Art History/Writing:
Modern art history
Ancient art history
Contemporary art history and practices
Race, gender and sexuality in visual art practices
Art Writing: artists’ writings and art criticism
The history of printmaking

Topics in Visual and Critical Studies:
Intersections of race, gender, sexuality and power
Introduction to visual and critical studies
Advanced visual studies
Representations of the apocalypse and disaster
Introduction to media studies
Post-Identity politics and visual culture

Topics in Asian American Studies:
Methodologies and representation in Asian transnational adoption
Contemporary movements in Asian American culture
Asian American cultural studies
Asian American literature
Asian American politics and performance
Asian American communities
Asian American visual culture