Bound Volume Number


Degree Type

Honors Capstone Project

Date of Submission

Spring 5-5-2015

Capstone Advisor

Prof. Sharif Bey

Honors Reader

Prof. Kelly Chandler-Olcott

Capstone Major


Capstone College

Visual and Performing Arts

Audio/Visual Component



body image

Capstone Prize Winner


Won Capstone Funding


Honors Categories


Subject Categories

Art Education


Drawing from personal experiences as an artist-teacher, student, and woman the author develops a lesson plan designed to promote self-worth and body image acceptance for adolescents. The supporting teaching philosophy and unit rationale describe ways in which teachers can draw from art history and contemporary art to support and empower students. Through the creation of safe spaces teachers can develop platforms for students to express the challenges and triumphs they may experience as they struggle to accept their respective bodies and self-images.

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