Search results for "mental health and art" 1 to 7 of 7

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Art and Upheaval
Artists on the World's Frontlines
William Cleveland
Author William Cleveland tells remarkable stories from Northern Ireland, Cambodia, South Africa, United States (Watts, Los Angeles), aboriginal Australia, and Serbia, about artists who resolve conflict and heal unspeakable trauma.



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Art in Other Places
Artists at Work in America's Community and Social Institutions
William Cleveland
Art in Other Places profiles 29 institutional and community arts programs across the United States that have pioneered the field of arts-based community building.



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Arts for Change
Teaching Outside the Frame
Beverly Naidus
Beverly Naidus shares her passion and strategies for teaching socially engaged art, offering, as well, a short history of the field and the candid views of more than thirty colleagues.



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Awakening Creativity
Dandelion School Blossoms
Lily Yeh
Awakening Creativity shows in gloriously illustrated detail how Lily Yeh guides a participatory process of artistic expression that uplifts a distressed community. Her open, joyful approach to artmaking is a model for building healthy cultural esteem.



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Crossroads Comics #1
Keith Knight, Mat Schwarzman
This educational comic of graphic true stories is derived from the Beginner's Guide to Community-Based Arts by award-winning cartoonist Keith Knight and progressive youth educator Mat Schwarzman. Depicts two inspiring artists who heal social problems.



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Doing Time in the Garden
Life Lessons through Prison Horticulture
James Jiler
Inspiring firsthand account of how in-prison vocational training programs at Riker's Island Jail lead to meaningful post-release employment and reduce recidivism — the GreenHouse and GreenTeam run by James Jiler for the Horticultural Society of New York.



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Works of Heart
Building Village through the Arts
Citizen artists revitalize place, celebrate culture and inspire social change in this book of beautiful community-based arts projects. Nine communities from the United States and Canada show the genius, passion and practicality of their creativity.