- Learn about crime and violence issues that face the 53204 neighborhood (where ArtWorks is physically located) through internet research, advice solicited from a community leader in your neighborhood, and personal experience sharing, all organized by the Lead Artist.
- Based on themes of information that the Interns identify, they will pick an anti-crime/violence topic from an identified list (Gangs, Guns, Drugs, Youth Violence, etc.)
- The Interns will work as a team to brainstorm ideas to design various images and slogans to combat the theme they selected, with the audience being their peers and younger youth in the community.
- These designs will then be used to create a series of print-ready crime intervention posters at the Art Institute’s design lab during a series of 8 Friday night visits. These posters will be printed and distributed to locations throughout the city that serve youth.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Safe Messages: Using graphic design to deter crime & violence - Spring 2012
Thanks to the support of MPS Partnership for the Arts and Safe & Sound, ArtWorks is partnering with The Art Institute of Wisconsin in spring 2012 to offer a graphic design program to underserved high school Interns. Under the direction and planning of Lead Artist Melissa DeBuck, Interns will