Art As Research

Teaching the Creative Process

through Art-Based Research

Framing Art as Research presents a new vision of art practice; making art is understood to be less about producing aesthetic objects & images and more about exploring a topic or idea, responding intellectually and emotional to it, and interpreting one's impressions artistically. 

Art can be used as a lens for research in any discipline.  Research based art making has a methodology, where art classrooms are research studios. 

'Woman and the Historical Notion of Hysteria'  Juliette Mueller

Our "Research Studio" model has 3 important components that intertwine:

This website holds the tools to help you understand and implement arts-based research in your classroom to create your own "Research Studio".