What is community art

art made by real people and for the people

  • art that requires human interaction to complete the piece.
  • art that involves the community in its creation, presentation and display.
  • art that can be experienced in more ways that visually.
  • art that prompts people to interact with one another and communicate by drawing together or just opening to each other in a non-judgmental space.
  • art that responds to the participants and to its environment.
  • art that causes people to reflect on themselves free from criticism.
  • art that challenges the traditional perspective on art.
  • art that belongs to the public and exists for the benefit of all.
  • art that can help in the processes of deep transformation.