Professional Activities and Awards
Carolyn Albracht is an art education instructor in the Art and Design department at Wayne State College. A native Nebraskan, she earned a B.A. degree in studio art and psychology in 1999, an M.A. degree in museum studies in 2003, and a Ph.D. in education studies in 2016.
Her research interests include art integration and place-based education. Her artistic practice involves an interest in intuitive markmaking and exploring pattern, texture, line, form, and color in mixed media watercolor.
She is a member of the Alternative Education Resource Organization and has presented at their annual conference. She is also a member of American Education Research Association, as well as the Nebraska Art Teachers Association/National Art Education Association. She was awarded the NATA organization's Higher Education Art Educator of the Year award in 2016, and served as the 2014 chair at NATA/NAEA's fall conference.