Walker Forum: Art x Sustainability with Iván Asin
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Walker Forum: Art x Sustainability with Iván Asin

Iván Asin. Courtesy the presenter.

Walker Partner-Level members are invited to join us for a virtual discussion with Iván Asin, artistic director and founder of the Center for Art Education and Sustainability (CAES).

Asin’s work focuses on the research, education, and promotion of sustainable practices in art and art education. CAES supports artists, art educators, and international communities in their development of sustainable art practices through professional development opportunities, community workshops, teacher mentorship, and dialogue facilitation with participants from diverse locations in the world.

Thanks to the ingenuity of James Beard Award finalist chef and restauranteur Jamie Malone we are pleased to once again offer catering for this virtual event. Patrons’ Circle-Partner and Director’s Circle members may enjoy Le Snackie, a bountiful box of gourmet tapas and artisanal cocktail mixers curated by Chef Malone.

Click here to RSVP by January 28 to reserve your complimentary catering and confirm your participation in this virtual event on Zoom.

Walker Forum is a quarterly salon exploring the intersection of art and life through a series of events featuring leading local and national cultural figures. Open to members at the Partner-level ($5,000) and above, the Forum brings together art enthusiasts, creative professionals, and patrons who share a commitment to the arts and the Twin Cities’ vibrant cultural community.

Not a Partner-level member yet? To learn more about how you can participate, please contact donors@walkerart.org or call the donor line at 612-375-7641.

About the Presenter

Iván Asin is a New York–based art educator. His work focuses on establishing connections between art education and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). He was awarded the title of Master Environmental Educator by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education in 2017 and is currently part of the Fulbright Specialist roster. Since 2010, Asin has taught visual arts in the New York City public school system and community-based art programs in Amsterdam and New York. As the founder and leading art educator of the Center for Art Education and Sustainability (CAES), Asin has taught workshops in Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States, and has carried out professional development for art educators at conferences and higher education institutions globally. He studied visual arts and marketing at Montclair State University, earned a MA in Art & Design Education from Pratt Institute and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Art Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Walker Forum is sponsored by

  • Bank of America Private Bank