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Northwest Missouri State University

Kim Spradling

Kim Spradling



24 Fine Arts


660.562.1346 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1984



  • Ph.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.S.

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Art Education
  • Introduction to Design
  • Visual Arts Concepts
  • Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Art
  • Art in the Elementary School
  • Methods in Elementary Art
  • Papermaking
  • Individual Study in Art Education
  • Design with Fibers
  • Senior Seminar
  • Senior Exhibition
  • Methods in Secondary School Art
  • Advanced Fibers
  • Organization and Supervision of the Art Program
  • Art Activities in the Elementary School
  • Art in the Senior High School

Academic Interests

  • Art
  • Art History
  • Artists
  • Native American History
  • Biology

Scholarly Activity

  • Spradling, Kim. (2010). Northwest Missouri State University Art Faculty Show. Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO.

Student Group Advisement

  • Faculty Advisor, Art Education Club

Other Professional Experiences

  • National Art Education Association, 1972-present
  • Art Educators of Iowa, 1972-1983
  • Nebraska Art Teachers Association, 1983-1984
  • Missouri Art Education Association, 1984-present
  • President of the Missouri Art Education Association, 1998-2000