Dionne Custer Edwards is a writer and educator working in art education programming at The Wexner Center for the Arts, where she created Pages, an art and writing program. She also developed WorldView: Global Intersections in Contemporary Art, and Expanded Classroom: Contemporary Art in Practice. Dionne’s interests include writing, literary arts, and developing cross-cultural arts-integrated programming and learning experiences.
She has received awards and fellowships for her work in the arts and in education: including in two separate years, nominations for a Greater Columbus Arts Council Community Arts Partnership award. Additionally, she presented in Indianapolis, a TEDx talk titled “Beautiful Distractions in 21st Century Learning,” and has spoke nationally on her research and work with the Pages program.
She has published creative writing, poetry and nonfiction prose, in a variety of publications including 3Elements Review, Flock, Gordon Square Review, Gravel, Grist, Storm Cellar, The Seventh Wave, Tahoma Literary Review, and others.
She has a MA in Creative Writing and Arts Education, Antioch University and a BA in English, Ohio State University.
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