Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
Art and Design
This studio-based thesis study discusses historical research as a motivation for art creation. Incorporating historical research on the naturalist and explorer William Bartram this paper explores the ways history may serve as inspiration for art-production. This paper also examines how making art may act as a form of research. Additionally, it explores how this strategy may be implemented in the classroom, with the intention of leading to greater engagement and understanding by students within their research area as well as their artistry.
Byrd, Denis, "Research-Based Studio Art as a Strategy to Support Inter-Disciplinary Learning." Thesis, Georgia State University, 2014.