Juuso Tervo

Assistant Professor
A806 Department of Art and Media
Assistant Professor
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Honors and awards

Elliot Eisner Dissertation Research Award in Art Education

Award for the best dissertation on art education in the United States in 2014
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Art Mar 2015

Manuel Barkan Memorial Award

Conceived as a tribute to Dr. Manuel Barkan, this award is presented to an individual who, through their published work in either Art Education or Studies in Art Education, has contributed a product of scholarly merit to the field of art education. Scholarship can be defined broadly to include any written contribution dealing carefully and imaginatively with an important issue, problem, or practice in the field.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Art Mar 2018

Aalto University Annual Excellence Award in Teaching

The president of Aalto University together with university’s top management has decided to award the annual Excellence recognition based on the proposals of the Schools. With this recognition we want to highlight achievements with significant impact in enhancing learning, transdisciplinarity and well-being at Aalto (Excellence in Teaching). The award is for University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) which began with a single course, and then piloted 15 courses on artistic thinking and creative skills for all Aalto students, in every school and discipline, that fostered a lasting interest in, and significant impact on transdisciplinary education.<br/>
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Art Dec 2017

Visual Arts Research Journal Invited Lecture

Visual Arts Research (VAR) Invited Lecture Series distinguishes authors who have made an outstanding contribution to VAR through journal publication during the previous year. It is presented annually at National Art Education Association's (NAEA) Annual Convention. In 2019, this honor was given to Juuso Tervo for his article "Studying in the Dark: Notes on Poetic Historiography for Art Education" published in Visual Arts Research, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2018.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Art Mar 2019

Teaching Award

Juuso Tervo has always fostered a fertile relationship between his teaching and his research in the field of art education, all for the clear benefit of his students. At Aalto he has contributed greatly to the University Wide Art Studies initiative, and to NOVA, the Nordic Visual Studies and Art Education Program, of which he is presently the Head. Juuso is an active and ever helpful member of the teaching community of the department, and has, despite his commitment to the demanding job, been able to remain “The sanest person in this school,” as the nominator for this award described him.  
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Art and Media Mar 2023


A Step Not Beyond Education’s Autonomy


Decolonization and the Degeneralization of Time in Art Education Historiography

Juuso Tervo 2023 The Routledge Companion to Decolonizing Art, Craft, and Visual Culture Education


Juuso Tervo, Sakari Tervo 2023


Juuso Tervo 2023

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Juuso Tervo 2022 Matkaopas lapsuuden historian tutkimukseen

Introduction: It’s All Over! Post-digital, Post-internet Art and Education

Gila Kolb, Juuso Tervo, Kevin Tavin 2021 Post-Digital, Post-Internet Art and Education

Post-Digital, Post-Internet Art and Education

Kevin Tavin, Gila Kolb, Juuso Tervo 2021


Juuso Tervo 2021

Education in the Present Tense

Juuso Tervo 2020 Arts Education in Transition

Inheritance and Belonging(s)

Juuso Tervo 2020 NAEA News

Moving Around, Moving Forward

Juuso Tervo 2020 NAEA News

Not in the Name Of

Juuso Tervo 2020 Art – Ethics – Education

Sense of the Common

Juuso Tervo 2020 NAEA News


Juuso Tervo 2019

Crafting Scholarship

Juuso Tervo 2019 NAEA News

Life Quite Real

Juuso Tervo 2019 NAEA News


Juuso Tervo 2019 RUUKKU: Studies in Artistic Research

Refusal of Thought

Juuso Tervo 2019 NAEA News

Research, Speech, Politics

Juuso Tervo 2019 NAEA News

Sacrifices, or Creating Destruction

Juuso Tervo 2019 Art Education

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Juuso Tervo 2019 Stylus Taidekasvatuslehti

The Immaterialization of Art Education’s Labor: Disciplined-Based Knowledge Production and the 1965 Penn State Seminar

Juuso Tervo 2019 Transdisciplinary Inquiry, Practice, and Possibilities in Art Education

Developing a Transdisciplinary University in Finland through Arts-Based Practices

Kevin Tavin, Juuso Tervo, Teija Löytönen 2018 Arts-based Methods and Organizational Learning

How Soon Is Now? Post-Conditions in Art Education

Kevin Tavin, Juuso Tervo 2018 Studies in Art Education

A Cave for Play

Juuso Tervo 2018

Education Appears

Juuso Tervo 2018

Theory's Teaching

Juuso Tervo 2018 NAEA News

Interlocution on FADS as a Research Community

Jouni Kiiskinen, Juuso Tervo 2017 Experimenting FADS

Always the New

Juuso Tervo 2017 Studies in Art Education

Art leadership as genetic entanglements

Kevin Tavin, Juuso Tervo 2016

Researching the essence of leadership

Kevin Tavin, Juuso Tervo 2016

Learning Untimely

Juuso Tervo 2016 Knowledge Cultures

On the Impossibility of Life in Art and Education

Juuso Tervo 2016 Visual Arts Research

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Juuso Tervo 2015 Kuvis sata. Kuvataideopettajien koulutus 1915-2015

Visual culture at the top of the world

Kevin Tavin, Mira Kallio-Tavin, Juuso Tervo, Clayton Funk 2013