Dr. Fahey has a long record of presentations and facilitating workshops at local, state, national, and international venues and conferences. Presentations and workshops cover a range of topics, with consistent underpinnings focused on the importance of reflection--meta-cognition--in learning and teaching; and creating art experiences that are personal, pertinent, and allow students to demonstrate their passion. Explore the links to the right to see recent workshops facilitated by Dr. Fahey.
Service provides an opportunity for Dr. Fahey to integrate his research, teaching, and art making. Most recently, he served as Vice-President (Pacific Region) and on the Executive/Finance Committee of the National Art Education Association, as well as President, Vice-President, and Treasurer of the Colorado Art Education Association and on the Executive Board of NAEA’s Seminar for Research in Art Education. Dr. Fahey’s honors include: 2010-2011 Award for Distinction in Outreach, College of Liberal Arts, Colorado State University; NAEA 2009 Pacific Region Art Educator of the Year Award; 2008 Colorado Art Educator of the Year Award; 2004 CAEA Marion Quin Dix Art Leadership Award; 2001 Colorado Alliance for Arts Education Exemplary Model Award to It’s a G.A.S.; 1999-2000 Instructional Innovation in Service Learning Award, Colorado State University; 1999 Colorado Higher Education Art Educator of the Year; 1999 Marilyn Zurmuehlen Award, NAEA Seminar for Research in Art Education; NAEA Seminar for Research in Art Education President's Choice Award; and Outstanding Community Partnership Award, Colorado Alliance for Arts Education.
Understanding the "Big Picture" in Art
-Art educators explore UbD and project-based learning through the art making process in the three-day, intensive
Voice: An ArtSource Summer Institute
-Art educators examine their "voice" as artists, educators, and
advocates in a week-long workshop through readings,
discussions and art making.