Lynne Horoschak, MEd

Lynne Horoschak


Sarah Peter Room 316


  • MeD, Temple University
  • BFA, Moore College of Art & Design

Recent Activities

  • Presented Teaching Special Needs Students in a Museum Setting to PAFA Docents, March 18th, 2015
  • Presenting: Best Practices for Teaching Art to Students with Special Needs to the Art Teachers at Great Valley School District on February 13th, 2015. Malvern, Pa,
  • Presented at the Pa. Art Education Conference with MA in Art Education Alumni Alex Ogle, The Nature of Seven Springs, Pa., Nov.1, 2014, 
  • Presented at the Pa. Art Education Conference with MA in Art Education Alumni Cathy Hall: Engaging Students with ADHR Naturally, Oct. 31, 2014, 
  • Profiled in October, 2014 article in the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Monthly mentor for the NAEA blog:
  • Presented at Mural Arts Professional Development Think Tank, Philadelphia, PA, June 12, 2014
  • Presented: Teaching Art to Children with Autism, Lincoln Intermediate Unit, Pa., 2014
  • Presented: If Not Now, Then When? If Not Me, then Who? Council for Exceptional Children Convention, 2014
  • Presented: Understanding Students with Autism through Art Council for Exceptional Children pre-convention all day workshop: Philadelphia, 2014
  • Presented at NAEA 2014 Conference; San Diego Super Session: The Intersection of Arts Education and Special Education, 2014
  • Presented "Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism," Arts and Education Symposium sponsored by PA. Arts Education Network, October, 2013
  • Presented "Findings from Action Research Studies by Art Education Graduate Students from Moore College of Art & Design," Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Bethlehem, PA, October, 2013
  • "Teaching the Arts to Students on the Autism Spectrum" Sponsored by VSA and Pennsylvania Council for the Arts,  Harrisburg, PA, 2013
  • Presented "Teaching the Arts to Students on the Autism Spectrum", Sponsored by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and VSA, Fleischer Memorial, Philadelphia, Pa. 2013
  • Presented Lightning Talk, Intersections: Arts and Special Education Forum 2013, August 9, 2013  
  • Presenting "Research Findings from Graduate Theses" at 2013 Intersections, Art + Special Education Conference, Kennedy Center, August 8, 2013
  • Presented “Teaching Ignites a Passion for Learning” with graduate alums, Kim Gavin, Tina Matczak and Veronica Hicks at Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference, Kennedy Center, August 7, 2013
  • Co-Presented: “Teaching the Arts to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder” for VSA Pennsylvania, and Pa. Council for the arts. Philadelphia, June, 2013
  • Wrote Special Needs in Art Education news article for NAEA, Summer, 2013
  • Presented "Demonstrated Impact of Art on Special Needs Students" at NAEA Conference, Fort Worth, TX, March, 2013.
  • Co-Presented a day-long pre-convention workshop on “Understanding Students with Autism through Art” at the Council for Exceptional Children Conference on April 3 in San Antonio, Texas, 2013
  • Presented an in-service day to art teachers in the D64 District in Park Ridge, IL on "Teaching Art to Students with Disabilities, February, 2013.
  • Co-authored a white paper with Beverly Levitt Gerber entitled “An Attack on the Tower of Babel: Creating a National Arts/Special Education Resource Center.”  It is published on the Kennedy Center web site as of January 31st.  2013
  • Presentation called “Explore High and Low Tech Assisted Technology” at the PA Art Education Association Conference in Harrisburg, October of 2012.
  • Participated in National Forum of Thought Leaders on the Intersection of Arts Education and Special Education, Washington, DC, 2012.
  • Presented at the National Art Education Association Convention, "A Hands-On Preservice Art Education Course Teaches Children with Disabilities," New York City, NY, March 2, 2012.
  • Presented "Art in Translation: Teaching Learners of English," Rush Bartol Workshop, Stockton, October 2011
  • Presented "Art and Autism," Tyler School of Art, March 2011
  • Coordinated an exhibit, Art from Students with Special Needs, in the lobby of the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Harrisburg for the month of April.
  • Wrote a column about Moore’s master’s program in art education for the December National Art Education Association newsletter.
  • Lecture Presentation, "Teaching Art to Children with Autism," Tyler School of Art, 2009.
  • Presented a paper, Visual Arts Learning: A Landscape for 21st Century Learning, at the National Art Education Association's 2009 National Convention, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.
  • Juror, K- 12 Women in the Arts Exhibition: PA Department of Education

Awards and Fellowships

  • Pennsylvania Art Educator of the Year 2013 - 14  
  • Penny and Bob Fox Distinguished Professor Award, 2013 - 14
  • President of Special Needs Art Education (SNAE) issues group of the National Art Education Association, 2013-14
  • President-elect of Special Needs Art Education (SNAE) issues group of the National Art Education Association, 2011.
  • The Kassandara Madison Arts Education Leadership and Inspiration Award at the Picasso Project Grant Awards, 2010.
  • The Outstanding Art Educator in Higher Education from Pa. Art Ed. Association, 2008
  • Recipient of The Stockton Rush George Bartol Fellowship
  • Semi-Finalist for Celebration of Excellence in Teaching
  • Recipient of A Distinguished Alumnae Award from Moore College of Art & Design
  • Inducted into the 3E Institute's Educator 500 Program at West Chester University
  • Distinguished Alumnae Award, 1999

Read Lynne Horoschak's faculty profile


  • Making Our Mark: Teachers as Students, Philadelphia Foundation, May - August, 2013.
  • Lynne's Art, Solo exhibition, Flying Carpet Café, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2012.
  • Four from Moore, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, December, 2011
  • Third Street Gallery,  May, 2011
  • Am I My Brother's Keeper? Annenberg Center of Lankenau Hospital, April, 2010
  • Juried show, Highwire Gallery, June, 2010
  • Fine Art from Art Educators, Group Exhibition of Moore Art Education Faculty and Students, Stapely at Germantown, Philadelphia, PA, October, 2010.
  • Four from Moore; Octo Studio Subocto Gallery, Philadelphia, December, 2009
  • Surface Tension; The Moore Galleries at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Feb - May 2008. 
  • Pennsylvania Art Education Association Juried Exhibition, October 21 - November 16, 2007, Scranton, PA
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