Penn State professor probes the impact of artists

BTN LiveBIG posted a new story about the work of Reservoir Studio which provides more context about our work. The story features the BTN LiveBIG video and a quotation from Felix Rodriguez, PhD student in Art Education. Felix said, “What I learned is that people, when they are engaged with art as a means to address social issues, they can come up with very powerful ideas and very powerful solutions and they can see themselves as agents of change in their society.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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“For us, art education is about social engagement. The light bulb goes off and they [students] say I might be able to respond in a really simple way that might have a large impact.”

Read the full School of Visual Arts press release here.