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Meet the "Deviants": Networked Artists and Makers of DeviantArt (Part 3)—An Educator Innovator Webinar

February 25, 2016

"We are the movement for the liberation of creative expression," states DeviantArt, a social network where artists and art enthusiasts share and discover each other's work. Its mission is to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us! Focused primarily on visual arts with participation from artists at every level of their development, its 38 million members and 60 million monthly users engage with over 2,500 categories of art. Join us to learn more about this network and ways to connect. This hangout is the third and final broadcast in a 3-part series called "From Heroes to Villains or Back Again: Setting Off Creative Sparks for Young Makers with a Wattpad/DeviantArt 'Twist Fate' Challenge," which is being co-streamed at .

Guests for this webinar will include:
  • Mimi Ito (host), Cultural anthropologist, research director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at UC Irvine, and co-founder of Connected Camps
  • Josh Wattles, Advisor in Chief, DeviantArt
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