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Cabral, Marta
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Arts & Humanities
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Educational Background

Education Doctor in Interdisciplinary Studies (Art and Early Childhood Education), May 2016
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Sponsors: Dr. Susan Recchia, Early Childhood Education Program and Dr. Olga Hubard, Art and Art Education Program
Gold Scholarship Recipient, 2010 – 2016
Toepher Family Scholarship Recipient, 2016

Education Master in Art and Art Education, May 2011
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Gold Scholarship Recipient, 2010 – 2015
Myers Art Prize Recipient, 2010

Master of Arts in Educational Sciences, Department of Adult Education, October 2006
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação, Lisbon, Portugal

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary School Teaching, June 2007
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Escola Superior de Educação, Lisbon, Portugal

Bachelor of Arts in Educational Sciences, Department of Adult Education, October 2002
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação, Lisbon, Portugal

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, October 1997
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Escola Superior de Educação, Lisbon, Portugal

Scholarly Interests

Artistic practices and experiences in Early Childhood Education
Play and art in classrooms, museums, and other settings
Curriculum design in in early childhood education, higher education, and museums
Teacher education in art and early childhood education

Selected Publications

Publications

Cabral, M. (forthcoming). Fighting the MadKind: play, art, and ownership of learning. In C. Schulte, & Thompson (Eds.) Art, play, and aesthetics in early childhood.

Cabral, M. (forthcoming). The very, very magic suitcase and other art. Brooklyn, NY: PaperStar.

Cabral, M. (2016). Art makes us happy. Young children explore materials and ideas. Brooklyn, NY: PaperStar.

Cabral, M. (2015). Story, not Gadget. Digital Media as Art Materials and Curatorial Tools in Early Childhood Art Education. International Journal for Infonomics (IJI), 8(4), 1084-1090.

Cabral, M. (2015). "It's about inspiring fantasies": A review of George Szekely's Play and creativity in art teaching. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 16(Review1). Retreived from http://www.ijea.org/v16r1/.

*Cabral, M. (2015). Artists, curators, and museum educators: Children as part of an artmakers’ community. Book of Proceedings END Education Conference for Education and New Developments, Porto, Portugal June 27-29.

*Cabral, M. and Phillips-Staley, E. (2015) Fingerpaints and masterpieces: Babies in the art museum. Book ofProceedings END Education Conference for Education and New Developments, Porto, Portugal June 27-29.

Cabral, M. (2014). Broken things can be beautiful things. Early childhood explorations in play and art. New York: Vast Playground.

Cabral, M. (2014). ’We are those artist people!’ Connectivity and Artistic Explorations in Early Childhood Education. In E. Lanphar & P. Fitzsimmons (Eds.), Connectivity across borders, boundaries, and bodies (pp. 43-49). Oxfordshire, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Cabral, M. (2013). ’Would I consider seeing it otherwise?’ Some stories of arts education history. In L. Stansbie, & A. Borlescu (Eds.), Reflections on narrative: interdisciplinary storytelling (pp. 183-188). Oxfordshire, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

Cabral, M. (s/d). “I could look at it forever!” Art at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center. Art and Art Education Program, Teachers College Columbia University.

Exhibitions

2016    Macy Gallery, New York. The very, very magic suitcase and other art. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2015    Macy Gallery, New York. Art makes us happy. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2014    Macy Gallery, New York. Broken things can be beautiful things. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2013    Macy Gallery, New York. Sing art feast: Different things we make. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2012    Macy Gallery, New York. Magic Colors – Mixing Every Color in the World. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2011    Macy Gallery, New York. Superheroes, Kings, Princesses and Dragons. Art by Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers at the Rita Gold Early Childhood Center (Curator)

2011    Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle. Long Shot.

2011    Macy Gallery, New York. 2010-2011 Myers Art Prize Competition.

2010    Macy Gallery, New York. Studio Practices.

 

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