Barbara Bickel - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Barbara Bickel

Barbara Bickel, Ph.D.,  is an artist, researcher, writer, and educator, and Associate Professor of Art Education, Emerita at Southern Illinois University, USA. She co-founded Studio M*: A Collaborative Research Creation Lab Intersecting Arts, Culture and Healing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Her research interests include arts-based inquiry methods, a/r/tography, collaboration, socially-engaged art, connective aesthetics, matrixial theory, feminist art and pedagogy, and restorative & transformative learning.

To view her art portfolio, writing and research creation visit and To assist shiFt to happen, Barbara's work strives to create pathways for a compassionate relational paradigm.