Darlene Stoll
Old Dominion University

Darlene Stoll

Darlene Stoll is an adjunct professor of Art Appreciation at Old Dominion University. She also teaches Art History courses at TCC’s Visual Arts Center and Norfolk Campus where she developed an OER course for the Z-degree. She has been an educator for 25 years. She was awarded an OER Mini-Grant to develop a semester course in art appreciation (ARTH 121A at ODU. Her love of art began at ODU, getting her B.A. in Art History, pursuing her M.A. in American Studies at the College of William & Mary, and finally finishing her thesis in Humanities at Old Dominion University. Darlene believes that art is best appreciated with insight and knowledge of different media, as it makes seeing works of art in person that much more enriching of an experience. She believes also that learning should be fun and that the art of wonder and curiosity remains at the heart of an education in all subjects. This summer she will be working on installation and education on The Art of Burning Man at the Hermitage Museum.