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Current Writing Projects

Picture This: The How and Why of Creativity.  Designed for university visual art studies, this book presents and discusses a targeted range of pedagogies and perspectives about creativity integrated with the practice of being creative.

(Work in progress.)

Pedagogy and Curriculum

Experience Art, Davis Publications. Primary author for the teacher's edition pedagogical material for visual arts textbook (2022).


Contributor of pedagogical material for online material for Davis Publications in 2022 and 2023: Discovering Drawing, Focus on Photography, Experience Art, and The Visual Experience.

Coauthor for The Visual Experience, 4th edition textbook and primary author for the Teacher's Edition, Davis Publications, (2020).

Bartholomee, L. (2018). Create your future: Four arts-based leadership activities. Curriculum published by the American Council for International Studies.

Academic Awards and Grants

University of North Texas Scholarly Research Writing Award, 2015

Collapsing Boundaries (pdf)

Onstead Institute Travel Award, 2015, 2017

Nancy Berry Scholarship in Art Education, 2015

McCarter Scholarship in Art Education, 2014, 2016

Nicholas & Anna Ricco Ethics Award, 2014

CVAD Student Project Award Grant for research 2014, 2016, 2017

Dean’s Research Fellowship, University of Texas at Arlington, 2006

ORCID # 0000-0003-3091-5749

Book Chapters

Bartholomee, L. (2023). Discovering lostness: Wandering and getting lost as research methodology. In Lasczik, Cutter-Mackenzie & Rousell (Eds.), Walking as Critical Inquiry.  SABER series for Springer Publications. 

Bartholomee, L. & McBurnett, M. (2018). Creativity and critical thinking in visual arts. In J.B. Jimerson & S. Quebec Fuentes (Eds.), Instructional leadership in the content areas: Case studies for curriculum and instruction. Routledge/UCEA.

Bartholomee, L. (2018). New Orleans: America’s creative crescent. In Adelakun, A. & Falola, T. (Eds.), Art, creativity and politics in Africa and the African Diaspora. Palgrave Macmillan.

Scholarly Journals

Bartholomee, L. (2024). Shimmering Moments: The creative intersection of time, place, and body. IMAG InSEA International Visual Journal for Art Education, Issue 16.

Bartholomee, L. (2021). From solitude to solidarity.

Art Education Journal 74(4). Special series "Experiences in Distance and Isolation: Art Stories from the Pandemic," July 2021. 

Bartholomee, L. (2019). What is our creativity worth? Art Education Journal 72(5) 34-39.  


Bartholomee, L. (2017). Beyond the classroom: Discover the transformational power of living curriculum. Art Education Journal 70(6) 49-53.  DOI:10.1080/00043125.2017.1361775

Herman, D., Kraehe, A., Bartholomee, L., Lewis, T. (2017). 

Creating the city: An interview with Antonia Darder and Pepón Osorio. Policy Futures in Education 15(6), 791-802. Sage Journals.

DOI: 10.1177/1478210317723254


Making: Conference Proceedings from the International Society for Education through Art 2019 World Congress in Vancouver. Essay title "Is it Real? Questions of Place, Creativity and Conflict," p98-103.



Bartholomee, L. (2018). How does it feel to be creative? A phenomenological investigation of the creative experience in kinetic places. 

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