Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay
Temple University | TU · Tyler School of Art, Art Education and Community Arts Practices

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In this article, I discuss my evolution as an arts-based researcher and address the significance of my identities as artist/therapist/educator. I describe how I integrate multiple arts-based methods—visual field notes, bead/found object collage, poetry, and creative writing—into my research practice. I invite others to explore these, or similar, ap...
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In this article, we present preliminary findings of a cross-cultural pilot study undertaken on the common borders of education and therapy through art. We examine images of beauty and ugliness drawn by adolescents in Hungary and the United States. Using beautiful and ugly drawing tasks as a personality test was first developed by researchers at an...
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In this paper “bead collage,” an arts-based research method that invites participants to reflect, communicate and construct their experience through the manipulation beads and found objects is explained. Emphasizing the significance of one’s personal biography and experiences as a researcher, I discuss how my background as an artist and art therapi...
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The metaphor of research as a practice-led journey and art making as a catalyst in the research process is the focus of this visual essay. Using a multi-method research design, which combined qualitative and arts-based methods, relationships, patterns, and meanings in the data were examined and clarified to explore how students and teachers in alte...
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The authors recount lessons learned through the experience of interviewing Professor Pepón Osorio about his practice as an artist-teacher-researcher. Central to the authors’ interview method is ‘bead collage’, an arts-informed inquiry process that invites participants to construct and reflect on their experience by manipulating small objects of mat...