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Susanne Floyd Gunter

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Converse College

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Converse College

580 East Main Street

Spartanburg, South Carolina,29302

United States

Company Description

Converse College was founded in 1889 by citizens of Spartanburg, S.C. who aimed to create an educational experience that enables women "to see clearly, decide wisely, and act justly. Today, Converse is a visionary liberal arts college pushing beyond traditiona...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Dorman High School


Affiliations

Children's Advocacy Center of Spartanburg Inc

Board Member


Artists' Guild of Spartanburg

Member


South Carolina Art Education Association

Historian


The SCEA

Art Instructor and Member


Education

Ph.D.


bachelor's degree

studio art

Limestone College


doctorate

Curriculum and Instruction - Art Education

University of South Carolina


masters

Art Education

University of South Carolina


undergraduate degree

Studio Art

Limestone College


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www.chapmanculturalcenter.org

• Dr. Susanne Gunter, Chair of Department of Art and Design and the Coordinator of Art Education at Converse College, is the recipient of the SC Art Education Association's Higher Education Level Award


www.goupstate.com

Nature and travel are themes of the Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's October exhibition, a showcase by established Artists' Guild members Dianne Rash Bagnal and Susanne Floyd Gunter, longtime Spartanburg teachers who have devoted their lives to both teaching art and to making their own.
A native South Carolinian, Dr. Susanne Floyd Gunter, Ph.D., has been active in the fields of art and education for more than 30 years. She received her bachelor's degree in studio art from Limestone College, her master's in art education from the University of South Carolina, and her doctorate in curriculum and instruction - art education from the University of South Carolina. As a classroom art teacher for 21 years, Gunter received numerous awards, including Union High School Teacher of the Year, Union County Teacher of the Year, Dorman High School Teacher of the Year, S.C. Art Education Association Secondary Art Teacher of the Year, and S.C. Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year. She has authored a number of publications on the history of education and arts education and presented her research at the state and national levels. She is the historian for the South Carolina Education Association and the South Carolina Art Education Association. Gunter has taught courses at Converse College for the School of Education and Graduate Studies and for the art education program in the School of the Arts due to her experiences in educational administration as a middle school principal, adult education director, alternative school director, fine arts coordinator, family literacy director and art teacher. She has teaching and administrative experience at all levels and is chairwoman of the Converse College Department of Art and Design and coordinator of Graduate Art Education. Gunter is a member of the Union County Arts Council, Artists' Guild of Spartanburg and a former Artists' Guild of Spartanburg gallery director. Gunter serves on the board of the Children's Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties and the board of the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden. She is an art consultant to several schools and districts. As a practicing artist, Gunter exhibits locally and regionally. Her oil paintings reflect her rural upbringing, love of landscape, and recent concerns about the effects of global warming worldwide and locally.


www.chapmanculturalcenter.org

SPARTANBURG, SC - Nature and travel are themes of Artists' Guild of Spartanburg's October exhibition, a showcase by established Guild members Dianne Rash Bagnal and Susanne Floyd Gunter, longtime Spartanburg teachers who have devoted their lives to both teaching art and to making their own.
A native South Carolinian, Dr. Susanne Floyd Gunter, Ph.D., has been active in the fields of art and education for more than 30 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Studio Art from Limestone College, her masters in Art Education from the University of South Carolina, and her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction - Art Education from the University of South Carolina. As a classroom art teacher for 21 years, Gunter received numerous awards, including Union High School Teacher of the Year, Union County Teacher of the Year, Dorman High School Teacher of the Year, SC Art Education Association Secondary Art Teacher of the Year, and SC Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year. She has authored a number of publications on the history of education and arts education and presented her research at the state and national levels. She is the historian for the South Carolina Education Association and the South Carolina Art Education Association. Gunter has taught courses at Converse College for the School of Education and Graduate Studies and for the Art Education Program in the School of the Arts due to her experiences in Educational Administration as a middle school principal, Adult Education Director, Alternative School Director, Fine Arts Coordinator, Family Literacy Director, and Art Teacher. She has teaching and administrative experience at all levels and is Chair of the Converse College Department of Art and Design and Coordinator of Graduate Art Education. Gunter is a member of the Union County Arts Council, Artists' Guild of Spartanburg and a former Artists' Guild of Spartanburg Gallery Director. Currently, Gunter serves on the board of the Children's Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties and the board of the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden. She is an art consultant to several schools and districts. As a practicing artist, Gunter exhibits locally and regionally. Her oil paintings reflect her rural upbringing, love of landscape, and recent concerns about the effects of global warming worldwide and locally.


www.uniondailytimes.com

Dr. Susanne Gunter, Converse College coordinator of Graduate Art Education, addresses music, art and drama teachers with the Union County School District during a staff development training session at Foster Park Elementary School this past Friday. The sessions was an opportunity for art, music and drama teachers to interact and discuss ideas for presenting an effective arts program.
Dr. Susanne Gunter, Converse College coordinator of Graduate Art Education, addresses music, art and drama teachers with the Union County School District during a staff development training session at Foster Park Elementary School this past Friday. The training sessions at Foster Park Elementary included "Teaching With Flair," which dealt with art instruction strategies and was taught by Dr. Susanne Gunter, coordinator of Graduate Art Education at Converse College. "One of the problems we have in the fine arts is there's not a lot of contact with peers," Gunter said. Gunter said the goal of "Teaching With Flair" and similar training sessions in the future is to enable the school district to maintain the quality of its fine arts programs. "Union County has a history of great fine arts programs," Gunter said. "The fine arts programs in Union County have always been great.


www.uniondailytimes.com

The current art show on display at the Union County Arts Council - "Looking Backward to Look Forward: Thirty Years of Art" - will culminate Thursday, Feb. 24 with a closing reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to honor the artist - Dr. Susanne Floyd Gunter.
"As for looking back, I am the most fortunate person in the world to have the family and friends that I have in life, in art and art education," Gunter said. The show features various pieces and series Gunter has saved over the years which have special meaning to her, including a self portrait she completed during her last year of college to win Best in Show at the 1981 South Carolina College Art Show. Gunter earned a bachelor's degree in studio art from Limestone College, and she also holds both a master's degree in art education and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of South Carolina. She taught art in Union and Spartanburg counties for 21 years before going into educational administration with Union County Schools. During her teaching career, Gunter received the South Carolina Secondary Art Educator of the Year award and the South Carolina Art Educator of the Year award from the South Carolina Art Education Association. Gunter has published in the fields of art and general education, including "The History of Art Education in South Carolina," which was co-written with former South Carolina Department of Education Music Consultant Ray Doughty. Gunter has exhibited widely in the state and she is a member of the Spartanburg Artists' Guild and the Union County Arts Council. Currently, she serves as Director of the Union County Learning Center - which includes Adult Education, the Family Resource Center, and the Achievement Academy - as well as Fine Arts facilitator for the district. She is also the Coordinator of Graduate Art Education at Converse College.


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