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Sustainability Through Autonomy, Safety, Ownership, And Adaptability: A Qualitative Case Study Of Locust Street Art In Buffalo, Ny, Darlene García Torres May 2013

Sustainability Through Autonomy, Safety, Ownership, And Adaptability: A Qualitative Case Study Of Locust Street Art In Buffalo, Ny, Darlene García Torres

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The activities of community arts exist in a realm outside of the K-12 school environment. In this paper, I examine and present my motivations for pursuing this topic of research, provide a brief history of community arts, and describe some of the actions that have defined the field since the early 20th century. Various research studies detailing the economic, and health and wellness benefits of community arts initiatives on a diverse range of populations provide a rationale for sustaining the field. Interviews, observation, and document analysis are the data collection methods used to investigate and discover the factors influencing ...