Art as Activism Workshop(s) with the Institute for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (ICRES)

March 29, 2022 5:30PM
Additional Dates
  • April 5, 2022 5:30PM
  • April 14, 2022 5:30PM
  • April 19, 2022 5:30PM
LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center
Installation view of the "Young, Gifted and Black" Exhibition
The workshop on Tuesday, April 5 has been postponed. Please check back for more information or email us at luag@lehigh.edu.


In collaboration with the Institute for Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (ICRES), this is the first of three interactive workshops which asks participants to draw inspiration from the current exhibition Young, Gifted and Black and create art that responds to themes of identity, social injustice, structural violence, power, resistance, healing, and memory. Each workshop seeks to intentionally build a space where the process of art-making is a form of activism (artivism).

Art created in this workshop series will have an opportunity to be showcased in a final exhibition taking place on May 5th in the Humanities Center.

No prior experience is required. This workshop is for Lehigh students only.

Workshop(s) will be led by LUAG Teaching Artist, Rei Ukon, and ICRES Co-Founder and Artist, Kevelis Matthews-Alvarado.

Read more about the Lehigh Student Activism Archive here. The ARTCHIVE seeks to acknowledge and preserve the history of creating art as a form of student activism at Lehigh.


Image: Installation view of the exhbitiion "Young, Gifted and Black" in the LUAG Main Gallery.