Shari Densel


Assistant Teaching Professor, Art Education

M.Ed, University of Toledo, Art Education 
BS, St. Francis University, Art Education

Courses taught          
ARTE 4070 Visual Arts Methods & Teaching Practicum (Saturday Art)
ARTE 4920 Teaching Internship-Elementary
ARTE 4970 Teaching Internship-Secondary
EIEC  2150 PE/Art/Music

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus  
Arts Leadership around the world. Shari has served as an Assistant Group Leader & Participant for Fulbright-Hayes Group Seminar in South Africa/Lesotho, a participant in Freeman Foundation to East Asian China Study Tour, and a Research Co-director and Visual Art Educator in a Tanzanian Arts Education Program. She was also part of the U.S. Delegation of Women Artist to visit Tanzania, a U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs sponsored grant program called, "Art Exchanges on International Issues for Tanzania" with special focus on developing young women artists. She was also a Japan Fulbright Participant.

Recent Accomplishments
Grant recipient of over $8,500 for the Anthony Wayne District Art Department
Raised over $3,000 to send to orphans in Lesotho, Africa through a mural project at Anthony Wayne Junior High
2005 Published article School Arts Magazine / Coordinated K-12 Ceramic Mural
Art Teacher of the Year / Northwest Ohio Art Education Association, 2011
Anthony Wayne District Teacher of the Year, 2009-2010
Ohio Master Teacher and held a Lead Teacher License, 2004-2014
Nation Board Certification

Faculty member at BGSU since 2009

Shari Denzel is one of the best instructors at BGSU. She has so much knowledge, experience and insight to teaching in the real world [and] understands how to assist and aid future art educators with all situations.

    Lauren Donnelly, BFA 2016

Updated: 05/12/2022 02:46PM