Bound Volume Number

XI

Document Type

Honors Capstone Project

Date of Submission

Spring 5-5-2015

Capstone Advisor

Prof. Sharif Bey

Honors Reader

Prof. Kelly Chandler-Olcott

Capstone Major

Art

Capstone College

Visual and Performing Arts

Audio/Visual Component

no

Keywords

body image

Capstone Prize Winner

no

Won Capstone Funding

no

Honors Categories

Professional

Subject Categories

Art Education

Abstract

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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