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Social Artistry is the attempt to address or recognize a particular social issue using art and creativity. Social artists are people who use creative skills to work with people or organizations in their community to affect change. While a traditional artist uses their creative skills to express their take on the world, a social artist puts their skills to use to help promote and improve communities. Thus, the main aim of a social artist is to improve society as a whole and to help other people find their own means of creative expression.
Social artists may address issues such as youth alienation or the breakdown of communities. Most commonly, the social artist will address these problems by helping people to express themselves and find their voice, or by bringing people together and using art to help them to foster an understanding of each other.
Recently published (2013) findings confirm this shift from individual expression to community engagement, or "from autonomous to socially engaged." Lingo and Tepper cite several examples:
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