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Art for Social Change

Courtesy of Jasmine Brown

December 4, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Some people in our community say that art not only helps promote social relationship and awareness, but encourages social change.  Listen to segments of interviews with artists, art educators  and art students about how art is a conversation.

Episode 1:  University of Washington Tacoma, Professor of Interdisciplinary studies, Beverly Naidus talks about her experience in creating art for social change. (full interview aired in 2013)

Episode 2:  Artist, Jasmine Brown describes what inspired her to create her art-piece on how the media portrays child deaths.   (full interview aired in 2013)

Episode 3 : University of Washington Tacoma, Art students, Jenn Soikowski and Rachel Ervin describe how art builds community for them.  (full interview aired in 2013)

Episode 4: University of Washington Tacoma Interdisciplinary studies professor, Beverly Naidus and her students (from 2013), Jenn Soikowski and Rachel Ervin describe how art shapes us. (full interview aired in 2013)

Episode 5:  Music Educator, Clarence Acox gives his take on how deeply art curriculum can enrich students in public schools. (aired in 2009)

by Jennifer Soikowski

by Jennifer Soikowski

by Vanessa Darrah

by Vanessa Darrah

Veronica Millan

Veronica Millan