Lucy Mugambi

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2019-2020
PhD Student, Art History and Education - Art and Visual Culture Education
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Lucy is a Kenyan doctoral student in the School of Arts’ Art and Visual Culture Education program. She holds a B.Ed. in Fine Arts and a M.Ed. in Primary Teacher Education from Kenyatta University, as well as an MA in Art Education from the University of British Columbia. Lucy has taught children and teachers in training for over 15 years. She is interested in how the arts can help improve the well-being of disadvantaged groups, especially the elderly and children with special needs, and in “a/r/tography,” a practice-based form of inquiry that deploys the arts as a way of understanding the world. She writes that she “intends to explore the possibilities and limitations of art making activities and open avenues for further areas of research.” Committed to art education, Lucy plans to become a university professor. She enjoys travelling, making art of all types, cooking, and dancing.