Putting it out there: Community Murals as Vehicles for Learning about Art and Social Change

By Rikki Asher.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

Students created a community mural about a variety of ethnic groups who immigrated to Queens. Public artmaking in schools will be discussed with techniques for classroom implementation through video.

Keywords: Community Murals, Public Art, Social Change, Interdisciplinary Learning

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 7, pp.41-46. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.625MB).

Dr. Rikki Asher

I have a strong professional studio background, which includes museum and gallery exhibitions; twenty five years as an art educator on the primary and secondary levels as well as college and museum teacher-training coordination and a deep and abiding commitment to making art accessible to a diverse range of communities, both in the US and internationally. I have researched, and published articles and book chapters about art methodology in both interdisciplinary and multi cultural programs and have lectured in classrooms and public art forums. My experiences teaching art in classrooms to both professionals and students in New York City, and at various national and international conferences, reflects what I do both as an educator, community muralist, and studio artist.

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