EXPLODING THE MODEL: On Youth and Art
By: Alyson Pou
Public Art Review Spring Summer Issue 1998
On December 9, 1997 Alyson Pou convened a discussion on the topic of public art and education at the Department of Cultural Affairs in New York City. Invited participants were artists Sheila de Bretteville, Peggy Diggs, Andrew Ginzel, Julia Meltzer, Peopn Osorio, Amanda Ramos, and Mary Ellen Strom; Jerri Allyn, artist and director of education at the Bronx Museum; Charlotte Cohen, director of NYC Board of Education’s Public Art for Public Schools; Patricia Phillips, writer, critic, and dean of fine and performing arts, SUNY at New Paltz; Anne Pasternak, director of Creative Time; and Cesar Trasobares, artist and former director of the Metro Dade Public Art in Public Places Program.
THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE REPRESENTS A SAMPLING OF THE DISCUSSION