Peter Geisser To Lead Our Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Tour


We at Gallery Night Providence are very excited for the return of our tour for the deaf and hard of hearing, on May 18, 2017 and to have Peter J. Geisser leading this very important tour.

Deaf and hard of hearing, Peter Giesser, Gallery Night Providence
Peter Geisser, now retired, was the K-12 art teacher at the Rhode Island School for the Deaf from 1973-2003. Geisser teaches art education majors at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and gives workshops and lectures on art and special education nationally. He co-authored with Maura Geisser a chapter in NAEA’s best selling publication: Reaching and Teaching Students with Special Needs through Art. Geisser created and directed the award winning “Circle of Clay” project for VSAarts RI at the Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence, and his stained glass commissions are in churches, hospitals, homes and buildings around New England. With colleague Mika Seeger he has made stoneware/porcelain sculptural-mosaic murals; one with students at the RI Training School for which they were awarded the ¡CityArts! Providence 2013 Sr. Ann Keefe Award for Creativity and Social Justice. He is a founding member of the Access Advisory Board of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and is a founding member and Past President of the Special Needs Issues Group of the NAEA. Geisser is a Past-President of RIAEA, and is currently NAEA’s Eastern Region Vice President. He received: an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the RI School of Design 1997, the 2008 RI Pell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts and the 2012 NAEA Marion Quin Dix Leadership Award. Geisser is an active force in Art, Education and Access locally and nationally. He is a featured artist in the film: RI Archive Project:

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