Author: Karen Keifer-Boyd
Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D. Professor of Art Education & Women's Studies School of Visual Arts The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802-2905 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Gender Studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria. Co-editor of Visual Culture & Gender @ Coordinator of the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection @ Coordinator of the Penn State Online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Art Education:

Judy Chicago Research Portal

Click here for the presentation given at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America to launch the collaborative online research portal of Judy Chicago’s life and works brining together the archival collections at Penn State University Libraries,

Inmate Art Inspired by The Dinner Party

The Wall Street Journal, “Feeding the Spirit: Inmate Art Pays Tribute to Female Heroes” The New York Times, “In ‘Shared Dining,’ a Table of Heroines at the Brooklyn Museum“  

Video-recording of “Live with Judy Chicago” hour-long dialogue

In fall 2014, Judy Chicago posed six questions to art administrators, studio art educators, curators, art historians, and artists, in which a discussion is taking place at  You are invited to join this important dialogue. In the hour video-recording

Judy Chicago is on Artsy

Judy Chicago is on Artsy: Artsy,  has numerous exhibitions and posts about Chicago’s work, including “In Conversation with Judy Chicago, Icon of Feminist Art” by Christine Kuan. See

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Judy Chicago’s Butterfly for Brooklyn

NYTimes Artsbeat article on Judy Chicago’s Butterfly for Brooklyn

Judy Chicago’s participatory art pedagogy

In the spring 2014 course at Penn State taught by Karen Keifer-Boyd with Nancy Youdelman (during her one month residency), students engaged in Judy Chicago’s participatory art pedagogy informed by feminist principles to create participatory art and participatory performances. Photos

Penn State celebrates the life and work of Judy Chicago

“Penn State celebrates the life and work of Judy Chicago” a Town&Gown article by Jennifer Babulsky published February 26, 2014. See,1458071/

Travel grant for research with the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection

Interested in visiting the Judy Chicago Art Education Collection at Penn State? Special Collections announces four travel awards of $1,500 this year for researchers whose work would benefit from access to the collections held at Penn State. Three of the

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Judy Chicago in Norway, May-June, 2013

Judy Chicago / Deflowered / 25.05 – 30.06.2013 Oslo Kunstforening/Oslo Fine Art Society is happy to announce the first solo presentation of the work of American artist Judy Chicago in Scandinavia. A catalogue entitled Deflowered with essays by Tim