LUAG Free VIRTUAL Educator Workshop: Centering Black and Brown Narratives in Art History

October 18, 2023 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Untitled by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons

Presented by Flavia Zuñiga-West, this workshop provides attendees with skills to confront master narratives, and how to reframe and address the heteropatriarchy in art history. Attendees will be guided through examples on how to discuss & reframe art historical periods and famous works of art centering Black & Brown narratives using contemporary works of art. Understand expressions of power  and how to reimagine Art Education through joy and authentic narratives in this 2 hour interactive session. Gain knowledge of expressions of power and how to discuss them with students. Reimagine your visual critical analysis of art using frameworks centering joy & authentic narratives. Reflect on your teaching practice with journaling prompts.

Register for free here to receive a zoom link.


Flavia Zuñiga-West is a west coast based art educator, advocate and artist on Tongva land ( Los Angeles). She graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting and earned a Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in the Museum Studies at New York University. She currently works in the Visual Arts Department at Harvard-Westlake Middle School. Flavia is an arts educator, curator, professional development facilitator and founder of the nationally renowned Adding Voices Conference and Symposiums.She currently serves on the CAEA ED+I Commissioner for the California Art Education Association. Flavia is the recipient of the 2022 National Art Education Association’s Committee of Multiethnic Affairs In Service Teacher Award and the 2022 National Art Education Association’s Independent School Art Teacher of the Year Award.Flavia specializes in centering Black & Brown narratives in art education & art organizations. She uses joy and liberatory practices to engage in visual critical analysis of identity, social justice, and anti-racism.

For more information about Flavia please visit her website.

Act48 credits and workshop offered in partnership with the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA).


This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.




Image: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Untitled. 1999. Photo lithograph / pulp painting. Edition: Edition of 14, Published by Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper. Collaborators: Gail Deery and Randy Hemminghaus. Exchange with Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking. LUG 04 1071