Louise S. Napier

Louise S. Napier, Professor of Art and Education
University of Georgia, Ed.D. (1983)
University of Georgia, M.A.E. (1972)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A. (1965)
Wingate College, A.A. (1963)
Certification Level
Art Education K-12
Contact Information
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Illustrations for Publications
The Chalk Dust Chronicle, Sylvia Little-Sweat
Seeking a Country, Taura Napier
Our Space, Our Place, Sherry Ginn
Kate's Fan, Elizabeth Silance Ballard
Etchings and other Prints
Available from amazon.com and from createspace.com
Watercolors and other media
Available from amazon.com and from createspace.com
Signed copies of both publications ($15, $25) are also available from the author at Campus Box 3015, Wingate University, Wingate, N.C. 28174.
Publications/Exhibitions and Participation in Art Activities
  • Solo exhibit: Union County Community Arts Council - Wearable art, paintings and wall hangings
  • Etchings and watercolors published in Counterpoint, Wingate University Art and Literary Magazine 2002-2012
  • Original watercolors used for four covers of national publication: Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin 2007-2008
  • Solo exhibits in Edwards Library Fall 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Group exhibits in Old Mill Gallery 2005-2011
Recent Faculty Exhibits
  • "Sense of Place" composed 10 new works in watercolor, fabric, mixed media April 2010
  • "Asian Inspirations" composed 12 new watercolors and mixed media for annual faculty exhibit April 2011
  • "Russian Inspirations" composed one large watercolor of St. Basil's Cathedral, four acrylic paintings March 2012
Recent Research/Travel
  • Enrolled in fiber workshops at Arromont School of Art Summers 2005-2009
  • Fall, spring workshops in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on shibori, marbling, dye processes 2008, 2009, 2010
ART 111 Studio Foundations, 2-D
ART 206 Watercolor
ART 207 Surface Design, Dyes and Pigments
ART 307 Surface Design, Silkscreen
ART 304 Women in the History of Art
ART 406 America Art History
ART 365 366, 367, Art Methods for K-12
ART 450 Senior Exhibit
Professional Organizations
North Carolina Art Education Association
National Art Education Association
Surface Design Association
Delta Kappa Gamma
Mint Museum of Art
Campus Organization
Kappa Pi - national honorary art fraternity
Recent Professional Assignments & Activities
  • "Textural Surfaces to Enhance Drawing and Painting," NCAEA state conference, Wilmington, N.C. November 2007
  • "Creative Imagery with Silkscreen Printing," NCAEA state conference, Asheville, N.C. November 2008
  • "Word Pictures, Pictured Words" portfolio display and presentation on watercolor images and haiku poetry, Delta Kappa Gamma state convention, Hickory, N.C. April 2008
  • National Art Education Association, New York City presentation: "Creating Textured and Multi-colored Surfaces with Silkscreen Techniques," Spring 2008
  • National Art Education Association, presentation on "Innovation in Surface Design," Baltimore, Maryland, 2009
  • North Carolina Art Education Association, presentation: "Murals and Mixed Media," New Bern, N.C. October 2010
  • North Carolina Art Education Association, presentation: "Magic of Mixed Media," Charlotte, N.C. October 2011
  • New York School of Visual Arts Annual Conference, Crossing Borders, presentation: "Mixing Cultures and Art Media," New York City October 2011
  • National Art Education Association, presentation: "Making Magic with Mixed Media," New York City March 2012
Judge for art competitions including:
  • Judge for Waxhaw Arts Festival, Judge for Matthews Art Guild October 2008
  • Judge for Anson Agriculture Expo and Fair October 2008, 2009, 2010