Applying the principles of green chemistry in art: design of a cross-disciplinary course about ‘art in the Anthropocene: greener art through greener chemistry’

A. Marteel-Parrish & H. Harvey

March 28, 2020

This article describes a cross-disciplinary course that bridges the disciplines of art and chemistry enabling students to use their imagination, creativity, and innovation to respond to environmental issues and concerns through art. The lab-based curriculum is designed so that teachers guide students on how chemical processes are used to make art materials in an environmentally friendly way.