Clara Megías

Clara Megías is dedicated to teacher training in the field of Art Education at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Her main lines of research focus on the intersection between contemporary art, education and research. She is a specialist in critical cartography, creation of artistic learning materials and design of educational spaces. She has a PhD in Fine Arts from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), completed with a scholarship of competitive attendance (FPU) in the Department of Didactics of Plastic Expression (UCM). She was also a visiting researcher at the IoE of the University of London and at the New School in New York.

She has taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the UCM, the Faculty of Education of the UAH (University of Alcalá), the Utad (University Center for Digital Art), the Unir (International University of La Rioja) and Escuni (School of Education attached to the UCM). She has also participated in training courses at international institutions such as UB (University of Barcelona), Bergen National Academy of the Arts (Norway), Federal University of La Paraiba (Brazil), Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá (Colombia), Centro Cultural de España in Lima (Peru), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México.

She is a founding member of the creative and research collective in educational innovation Pedagogías invisibles, in which she coordinates the line of teacher training, and the Núbol collective, located between art, ethnography and education. It is coauthor, together with María Acaso, of rEDUvolution: Hacer la revolución en la educación y Art Thinking: Cómo el arte puede transformar la educación from Editorial Paidós and author Los EDUkits de la Escuela de Educación Disruptiva. Manual de autoedición para docentes inquietos published with Fundación Telefónica.

Email: clara.megias@uam.es