> From: neal rosenblum <nrose757>
> To: artsednet.edu
> Subject: Children's Self-Portraits
> Date: Sunday, February 28, 1999 4:21 PM
> Dear art folks-
> What do you know about the psychological development or implications
> (aka. self esteem development) of having children paint self portraits?
> I am writing a proposal for an arts residency to involve 3-5th graders in
> crataive writing about themselves and then transfer their writing into
> the visual image through symbolic (rather than representational) self
> portraits. I'd appreciate any insight you might have into the
> psychological benefitrs for the chidlren through this experience.
> Neal Rosenblum
> Boulder Public Schools