Camilla McComb

A photo of Camilla McComb

Associate Professor

K-12 Art Education

116 - Ford

[email protected]


M.A., Art Education, Miami University
Ph.D., Department of Art Education, Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Cam McComb is Associate Professor of Visual Art Education at Eastern Michigan University where she co-leads the art teacher certification program. She holds degrees in Art Education from The Ohio State University, Miami University, and the Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a Doctor of Philosophy for researching pre-adolescents and their ability to document artistic thinking. Dr. Cam spent 25 years teaching art in K-12 public schools prior to beginning her work with preservice teachers in 2014. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, a mixed media artist, a published writer & scholar, an arts advocate, and a 2018 graduate of the National Art Education Association School for Art Leaders. She is the Higher Education Division Co-Chair for the Michigan Art Education Association with research interests focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning, assessment, and concept-based curriculum design. 

In the Spring of 2023, the National Art Education Association recognized Dr. Cam as a leader in higher education for the western region of the United States and at this year’s conference they distinguished her as the 2023 National Art Educator.   

Dr. Cam believes in the democratization of art making: a creative practice open to everyone at any time. Check out her podcast/video series titled, Engaging Process: Where Art Education and Art Making Meet, currently accessible on her website and Apple Podcasts.

For more information, please visit her website.