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Artists, Educator, and Researcher
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Artist, Educator, and Researcher

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Art Education

Indira Bailey

Indira Bailey is an artist, educator, and researcher. She has a B.F.A., from Pratt Institute in Communication Design (Illustration) from Brooklyn, NY, a Masters in Educational Leadership and Supervision from Kean University, Union, NJ, and  is a Ph.D. candidate in Art Education and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies dual degree program at Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. Her research interests include professional development through art for K-12 educators, feminist art education, representation of Black women and women of color, restorative justice, history of art education, and racial diversity in instruction and curriculum development.

Bailey has taught high school art for 16 years, art education and women’s studies undergraduate students and prison art education. She had developed and lead community art-based programs for children and adults. Bailey holds three educational licenses New Jersey Teacher of Visual Art, New Jersey Teacher of Art, and New Jersey State Supervisor. The United States Department of Education recognized for The White House Initiative of Educational Excellence for African Americans. In 2012, she was one of four finalists selected from the state for the New Jersey Teacher of the Year Award. 

Bailey received Fulbright Hayes Fellowships in South Africa, Morocco, Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program, artist’s residency in Panama, and a research grant to Ghana. She received several national teacher fellowships and selected for the Visual and Performing Arts Model Curriculum Team for the New Jersey Department of Education.

Art Education Consulting

Bailey’s expertise of over twenty years in art education brings a unique blend of creativity. She offers art education service for school districts, art organizations, non-profit organizations, juvenile justice and correctional facilities. Bailey can offer the following services:

·  Evaluation and Assessment  

· Art Education Program Design  

· Curriculum Development

· Restorative Justice  

· Community Based Art Education  

· Professional Development Workshops

· Art Curator

For more information and speaking engagements email Indira at


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Artist's Resume(partial listing)

Entre Mundos/World Traveling Art Exhibit, The State Theatre Attic, State College, PA 2018

Art Collectors: Grace Hampton & Charles Dumas, Robeson Gallery, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 2017

Drake House Museum, Plainfield, NJ 2014

Harlem Fine Art Show, NYC 2013

Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY 2013

Art in the Atrium, Morristown, NJ 2013

“Out of Africa: African & African- Contemporary Art”, Raritan Valley 2012

73C See Gallery, Montclair, NJ 2012

NJ Blood Services, New Jersey 2012

Other Exhibitions

General Electric Headquarters, Fairfield, CT

United Way Black Leadership Forum, Plainfield, NJ

Metuchen/Edison NAACP Branch, Edison, NJ

Medgar Evers College 40th Anniversary, Brooklyn, NY

“Uhambo” Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield, NJ 2008

Freyberger Gallery, Penn State Berks Campus,Reading, PA 2007

Community College, Fundraiser to benefit Darfur

Plainfield Health Center, Plainfield, NJ

African Globe Center, Newark, NJ

Union County College, Union, NJ

County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ

“Legacy: Homage to an American Master, CHARLES W. WHITE”, Art in the Atrium, Morristown, NJ

River View Galleries, New York, NY

“That's a Whole 'Notha Story”, Art in the Atrium, Morristown, NJ

Cultural Ribbons, Art in the Atrium,  Morristown, NJ

Retrospective of One Hundred Years of Plainfield Artists, Plainfield, NJ

Pratt Institute 30/30, Cinque Gallery, New York, NY

“African Heritage: American Lives,''Passaic County College, Patterson, NJ

Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ

Total Vision Gallery, Atlanta, GA

W.B.G. O. Jazz 88 F.M., Newark, NJ

Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ

New Jersey Network, Trenton, NJ



Events and Announcements

Art Lecture & Workshop

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg and Brownsville, Texas

March 3, 2020 11-1 BRUST (Brownsville)

Exploring the Self: Identity as a Social Construct Through Performance Art (workshop)

March 4, 2020 11-12 EVABL (Edinburg)

Integrating Women of Color Artists into the K-12 Curriculum (lecture)


Three Boys in the Field and Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow


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3 Boys in a Field

3 Boys in a field represent the youth in South Africa. Only 150 signed and numbered limited edition giclee prints available. 

Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow

There were great men who open the path, great men who are walking on the path, and great men who are seeking the path.  Only 100 signed and numbered limited edition giclee prints available. 

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Open Edition Prints


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4 Open Edition Prints available

Sunday Morning, NePhesh Sister, Sarah, and Watermelon Picnic

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Limited Edition Prints


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2 Limited Edition Prints are available.

Feelin The Blues and School of Hardknocks

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Greeting Card Pack


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Color Time Greeting Card Pack offers 10 different images with envelopes.