Full Course Description

This course is for motivated students who wish to explore contemporary art and activism on the East End and in New York City. Students will examine how artists can perform as change agents by using art to raise awareness and motivate others into action. This course will include workshops taught by guest artists and visits to museums, art centers and artists’ studios in New York City and on the East End. Throughout the course, students will explore a variety of social and environmental issues and will engage in their own art production using a range of visual media including drawing, painting, printmaking, and comic books.