This article describes how leaders in a university-based educational fine arts collaborative worked to create an equitable learning opportunity for secondary-aged high ability visual artists from backgrounds that are typically underrepresented in gifted education. It discusses how issues of inequity and representation in gifted education can be partially addressed by incorporating visual arts-based elements to existing music festivals.
Keywords: high ability visual artists, gifted, talented, ability grouping, equity
How to Cite:
Fisher, J. & Smith, M. V., (2021) “Establishing Fine Arts Festivals as Equitable Learning Opportunities for High Ability Visual Artists”, Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education 38(1), 160-173. doi: https://doi.org/10.2458/jcrae.4802