Gloria Eslinger

Gloria Eslinger
Gloria Eslinger
Gloria Eslinger Gloria Eslinger
Professor, Visual Arts
office. Holden Fine & Applied Arts Center 3112
hours.
MON. 10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
WED. 10:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
University of Wisconsin-Superior

About

Gloria loves singing, engaging with nature, and has a passion for planting trees. 

Professional Background

Gloria Eslinger is a Professor specializing in Art Therapy and Director of Art Therapy Programming. A registered Art Therapist under American Art Therapy Association, she brings thirteen years of professional experience in the mental health field in private practice to her teaching. She has been in practice as an Art Therapist in the Superior, Wisconsin community in a research based program, (Child Development Project), serving a population of children in need ages three to five using art therapy since 2013. Dedicated and passionate about the field, Ms. Eslinger continues to serve all who are interested in learning about the power personal expression as a means for self-empowerment. 

Research Interests

Gloria believes art is a method to communicate with my audience in the most direct and immediate way. She is a tactile artist. She creates with traditional mediums, but will shake them free of their conventional milieu to create something unexpected. In the case of the medium of stained glass, many early windows obscured natural light because the methods to produce sheets of glass were primitive, and glass was restricted to small pieces held by heavy pieces of lead, called caning. Her work, utilizing modern techniques, allows the medium of colored glass to appear lighter, break boundaries and transform spaces. As an Art Therapist Gloria utilizes visual arts with people who are unable to express themselves through the conventional mediums of speech and language. She views her work as a facilitator, creating safe spaces for people to connect with themselves and thereby reconnect to their community.

Awards & Honors

May 2019, High Impact Practices Excellence Award, University of Wisconsin-Superior

June 2018, Promotion to full Professor, as acknowledged by UW System Regents.

May 2018, Recipient of Recipient of Faculty Development Grant: Art Restoration: Italy.

Service

2009-2019, Member and volunteer of the Stanley Theater volunteer programming committee, providing free activities for the community on Christmas and Easter.

November 2015, 2016, Superior Community Youth Choir, Coordinated by Dr. Lois Guderian from the UWS Music Department

November 2013, United Way volunteer for the Literacy programming component at UWS

2008- 2011, Member of the Echoes of Peace Choir. 

Most Recent Degrees

2013, MFA-IA - Goddard College

1993, Master of Arts (M.A.)  - Art Therapy - University of Wisconsin-Superior 

 

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    Courses include Art Therapy Fundamentals, Practicum, Painting, Multi-Modal Art Therapy, Expressive Arts for Change and Research.
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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Eslinger, Gloria S
Fall Semester 2020

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of May 24, 2020 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
ART - Art
1645ART 402Art Therapy Seminar
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00
001 3.00  FA 1127 1:00PM- 3:50PM 9 of 16 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00
1516ART 483Art Therapy Fundamentals
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00
001 3.00  FA 1127 1:00PM- 3:50PM 8 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00
1633ART 484Devel. of Creative Functioning
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00
001 3.00  FA 1127 Th 1:00PM- 3:50PM 7 of 15 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Lab Fee $30.00