Megan McPherson is a practicing artist and researcher and has taught in the university art studio since 1996.
Megan is a practicing artist and printmaker who works with paper and textiles investigating notions of identity, affect and agency in space and place. Her work is informed by feminist critical theory and pedagogic approaches to think about the ways we show materially affective ways of being and doing. She has exhibited artwork nationally and internationally since 1989.
Megan is a PhD scholar in the Faculty Education, Monash University where she is conducting an interdisciplinary research study of the role of the crit in studio pedagogies. She is interested in emerging research design and methodologies, feminist and queer critical theory and professional practice in the arts and education. She has published in academic books and journals.
Her research work in the university since 2010 has included a number of studies that have investigated peer learning and peer assessment in the creative industries, elearning approaches in the university studio, and professional development for teaching in new generation learning spaces. Megan is currently working on a number of research projects that are investigating academic identities and practices through and with artifacts and texts.