Document Type

Grant Application

Project/Presentation Title

Lecture by Dr. David Pariser


Department of Art


see attached



Project Period

FY 2013-2014

Event Sponsor

Cultural Affairs/ Distinguished Lecture Series

Project Abstract/ Summary

Dr. David Pariser has agreed to present his current research on children's graphic development, specifically using artifacts and interviews gathered from Jaime Wyeth, with respect to juvenilia from Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee and Toulouse-Lautrec. Dr. Pariser is one of the few scholars publishing in English on aspects of giftedness in the visual arts and in children's graphic development. (See attached expanded proposal). Dr. Pariser has agreed to spend two days at the University of Maine, deliver a public lecture and be video-taped for use as part of the alumni outreach, donor, and promotional materials. He has also agreed to make himself available for classroom visits and has already been asked to meet with art education students. (Attached, please find a short description of Dr. Pariser's research and publications.)