Personal details

Name
Dr Courtney Pedersen
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Visual Arts
Discipline *
Visual Arts and Crafts
Phone
+61 7 3138 3092
Fax
+61 7 3138 8105
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Fine Arts (Victorian College of the Arts)

Professional memberships
and associations

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ)
National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) (Professional member)
Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association

Keywords

Visual arts, Contemporary art, Feminism, Public Art

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Courtney Pedersen is Senior Lecturer in Visual Arts and Art History/Theory at QUT. She was previously the Academic Program Director for the School of Creative Practice and the Head of Discipline for Visual Arts. She has supervised postgraduate research, coordinated Honours research and taught undergraduate units in the Visual Arts at QUT since 2006.  Her research interests include gender, creative practice-led research, and visual arts pedagogy. She completed her PhD, an exploration of feminism, genealogy and social history through public installation art, in 2005. Prior to that, she was a practising artist for over 10 years, having studied photography at the Victorian College of the Arts in the early 1990s. She has been a member of the reviews editorial team for the peer-reviewed Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, was a co-director of the feminist artist collective LEVEL, and a board member Boxcopy Contemporary Art Space in Brisbane. She continues to serve on the board of Eyeline Publishing. Courtney is currently affiliated with the Creative Industries Faculty Research Group for More-Than-Human Futures.

This information has been contributed by Dr Courtney Pedersen.

Teaching

Courtney Pedersen has taught and coordinated Visual Arts studies in early Modernism, Exhibition and Display in the Visual Arts, and Contemporary Asian Visual Culture.

She received a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Early Career in 2007.

This information has been contributed by Dr Courtney Pedersen.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2009
Details
Member of the editorial panel for reviews, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art.

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Art As Change: A Study Of Tactics Used By Social Justice Artists As A Tool For Evoking Critical Thinking In Childhood Pedagogy
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Lyndal O'Gorman
  • Anna Piaggi, the embodiment of fashion performance and identity
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Tiziana Ferrero-Regis
  • Empathic gestures: exploring affect and gesture as emergent phenomena within the presence of potential
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Kiley Gaffney, Dr Clare Dyson, Professor Robert Schweitzer
  • Living Kantha: A Creative Interpretation of Bengali Women's Traditional Practices
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Leah King-Smith
  • Artists as Living A(na)rchivists: An Examination of Living Archives as Participatory Media for the Artist- Run Sector
    Professional Doctorate, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rachael Haynes
  • The Currency of Culture: If Public Art is Driving The Creative Economy, Why Aren't We Paying Artists More?
    MPhil, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Sophie McIntyre
  • Institutional critique practices within the context of Australian artist-run activities in the 21st Century
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rachael Haynes

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)