Art & Brain Injury Community

Instructor Name: 
Deborah Burke
Course Description: 

For this in-person capstone students will engage in communal art practice with members of a brain injury community associated with Brain Injury Connections Northwest (BIC-NW) ( to expand their understanding of the lived experiences of brain injury survivors and the impacts of ableism as it intersects with other oppressions on brain injury communities. Additionally, students will investigate how art practiced in solidarity with brain injury communities can support well-being and serve as a tool for self-expression, interpersonal communication, and educational outreach and advocacy. Students do not need to have prior art experience to participate in this capstone. Art is for everyone and everyone is an artist.