A Global Look at Children's Development in Art

Running Feet: 
180-200, unless stacked
Security Requirements: 
Moderate
Artist / Program Description: 
The International Collection of Child Art at Illinois State University contains approximately 8,500 original works produced by children from over fifty countries. The artwork varies from very young children’s depictions to mature, sophisticated compositions. All artwork is matted, labeled with age, gender, country, and title, and framed under plexiglass.

Exhibits:

The Development of the Figure Concept in Graphic Art Work by Children from Different Countries: An exhibit of sixty-four original works that graphically traces the development of figure representations from the scribbling stage to very sophisticated renderings.

The Development of Spatial Relations in Graphic Art Work by Children from Different Countries: An exhibit of fifty-eight original works that graphically traces the various ways maturing artists organize their graphic artwork from random scribbling to highly complex compositions.
Type: 
Visual arts exhibit