Artist, Educator, and Researcher
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Indira Bailey is an artist, educator, and researcher. She has a B.F.A., 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
· Art Curator
For more information and speaking engagements email Indira at email@example.com
Bailey, I. (2018) Teaching while Black: The construction of race, class, and gender. International Journal of Africana Studies, 19(1), 100-111.
Bailey, I. (2017).The (in)visibility of four Black women artists: Establishing a support network, defining obstacles, and locating self through art. Visual Culture and Gender, 12, 48-57.<http://vcg.emitto.net/index.php/vcg/article/view/111>.
Keifer-Boyd, K., Bailey, I., Blandy, D., Congdon, K., Degge, R., & Staples, J., (2016).A feminist conversation about June King McFee’s critical-raising foundation for culturally responsive education, Visual Arts Research, 42(2), 73-85.
Bailey, I. (2013). Why even art teachers have a problem with standardized testing. Takepart. http://www.takepart.com/author/indira-bailey/
Bailey, I., (2013) Arts education is critical to student success. TakePart.
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
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
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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4 Open Edition Prints available
Sunday Morning, NePhesh Sister, Sarah, and Watermelon Picnic
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2 Limited Edition Prints are available.
Feelin The Blues and School of Hardknocks
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Color Time Greet Card Pack offers 10 different images with envelopes.