Kathryn Sclavi is a socially-engaged artist who collaborates with communities in creating unique gathering spaces designed to enhance learning, encourage communication, and inspire change.
These gathering spaces take the form of participatory projects such as colorful tents, collaborative creations, art parades, zines, and more using media including fiber, found objects, and costume-making. Her projects are created in conjunction with art collectives, schools, museums, non-profit organizations, and alternative spaces. She is an award-winning teaching artist, community artist, and a featured curriculum writer for a number of organizations, including the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Fleisher Art Memorial, and Young Audiences of New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania and Louisiana. Sclavi was a co-founder of Philadelphia-based art collective Homeskooled Gallery, a 4-year-long nomadic art space creating participatory experiences through interactive art. She holds an M.Ed. in Art Education and a certificate in Community Arts Practices from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She is based in Philadelphia, PA and New Orleans, LA.
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