"Art, Community and Environment" investigates wide-ranging issues raised by the interaction between art practice, community participation, and the environment, both natural and urban. This volume gathers a distinguished group of artists, writers and academics contributors from the United States, Australia, and Europe to examine topics, such as urban art, community participation, local empowerment, and the problem of ownership.Featuring rich illustrations and informative case studies from around the world, "Art, Community and Environment" addresses the growing interest in this fascinating discipline. The contributors present examples from a range of countries and offer case studies of environmental and community arts practice that will be of interest to scholars, artists and educators alike. "Art, Community and Environment" addresses the growing international interest in educational environmental and community art, forming a vital new part of Intellect's "Readings in Art and Design Education" series.It brings together the viewpoints of experts, artists and academics. It includes illustrated examples from a range of countries.It presents cases studies of environmental and community arts practice.