Michael B Schwartz

Michael B Schwartz

Biography

 

Michael B Schwartz (MFA 1991 University of Arizona, BFA 1988 Tyler School of Art at Temple University) is a community teaching artist with works throughout the Americas. His artistic practice includes public art, murals, paintings, drawings, writing and teaching. His projects balance creative group process with stunning results. Over the past three decades he has worked with numerous organizations including the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Settlement Music School, Fleisher Art Memorial, International Council of Adult Education, Audubon Society, Tucson Unified School District and Prescott College. He is the recipient of the Puffin Foundation and Art Matters Fellowships, was a participant in in the MICA Community Arts Convening & Research Project, a founder of the Tucson Arts Brigade (AZ) and Newark Arts Alliance (DE). In May 2009 he joined other community-arts leaders at the White House to begin a historic dialogue about the role of arts in national recovery.  His most recent public artworks can be seen in Menlo Park and Woods Memorial Library in Tucson, Arizona.

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