Abstract

This study explores how self-imposed limitations affect anxieties about art-making and the art-making process. As a teacher, I was interested in how limitations affected student art-making. I used arts-based research methodology to explore spiritual and personal quandaries in my own life through the process of art-making. A consistent thread throughout this investigation was using the process of making art as a way to gain understanding about my own life and teaching. I was also able to create a culture of vulnerability and honesty in my classroom and help my students embrace themselves and their physical, emotional, and situational limitations through the art-making process.

Degree

MA

College and Department

Fine Arts and Communications

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https://lib.byu.edu/about/copyright/

Date Submitted

2020-05-28

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd11216

Keywords

art education, limitations, creative process, self-imposed limitations, social and emotional learning, students with limitations, vulnerability, arts-based research, non dominant hand

Language

english

Included in

Fine Arts Commons

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