Is it Art?

Ruth Catchen - Reach for the Stars!

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What is art?  
How do you define it?  Can you define it?  
Is there art everywhere?

This question is one I ponder often, and recently, more so as I was on the thesis committee for a graduate student seeking a terminal degree in digital/generative art. During her thesis defense, one of the faculty members put out this question (IS IT ART?) and that surprised me. After all, the thesis topic already met faculty approval. I was a guest on the panel having worked with the student on her project and resulting thesis.

The project used art as a tool for students to express themselves and, at the same time, learn an important language for the future – coding. The end result was “art.”  Both the graduate student and I accepted this as the premise. The project was multi-faceted because, although the students were very young, they…

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