Emma Corrine Cantrell
School: Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Degree: Art education
Emma has put her passion for community engagement into practice through work with MassArt’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships (CACP). This Art Education major has been a Community Leadership Team member, coordinating design projects, installing artworks with CACP’s Community Exhibitions Initiative, and participating in CACP’s Community Based Leadership Trainings.
Emma has spearheaded collaboration between CACP, Gallery Education, and the Senior Center at ABCD Parker Hill Fenway, a community-based organization. She helped create curriculum and implement programming to reach a low-income audience with limited access to the arts.
As a Gallery Education Intern in the Bakalar and Paine galleries, Emma has skillfully assisted in developing curriculum and facilitating gallery experiences for Boston students in grades 4-12. She plans to apply for a position as an AmeriCorps volunteer.