One teacher’s quest to teach culture and diversity through art education

Jordan DeWilde is an art teacher at Oregon Elementary in Oregon, IL. who came onto my radar in August 2016 when he started tagging Painting for Peace in Ferguson on Facebook. He’d created a collaborative art project about diversity and inclusion for his students based on the book. As I watched Jordan’s post more and more about his Painting for Peace project on Facebook, I had to know more. Just what was this project? Just who was this Jordan DeWilde? Turns out, Jordan’s a pretty talented guy with a passion for teaching his students grades 3-6 a variety of concepts through art where he strives “to provide positive representations of all races and ethnicities, both men and women, to show stude

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