Social justice art encompasses a wide range of visual and performing arts designed to raise critical consciousness, build community, and motivate individuals to promote social change. Practitioners believe art can be a catalyst to engage community members to take action around social issues. Artists have recognized and reacted to injustice throughout time and across cultures. This guide highlights a handful of 20th and 21st c. artists and how to find more. Social Justice Art. Wikipedia. Copied 28Oct2022 BQP
Creative Capital supports underserved, risk-taking artists in the creation of new work and in building sustainable practices. Search their website for "grantees" to find projects related to social justice.
Barb Prior (she/her) Head, Clarence Ward Art Library
Supports classes across the College and Conservatory and those using the Allen Memorial Art Museum
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