Public Art Profile

This assignment asks students to familiarize themselves with public art and their city by finding one piece to describe, research and analyze. It encourages students to reveal the connections between artists, locations, and communities. 

 

 

 

 

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Teaching Assistant at University of Illinois at Chicago

Cecilia Villarruel is a PhD student in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she is focusing on creative nonfiction.  She received her MFA from Roosevelt University, where she earned the Best Creative Thesis Award for her fiction.  She has worked with Kindergartners and 1st graders through a literacy nonprofit in Chicago, grade school and high school students while serving in the Peace Corps in Namibia, and college students at UIC and with the City Colleges of Chicago.  She loves working with students of all ages, but her heart is in teaching at the college level.  

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