Cincinnati writer, philanthropist and arts advocate, Saad Ghosn authored a book entitled Artists as Activists. Published in 2015, the book features Department of Art faculty Andy Au, Ron Northcutt, Ellen Price, and Roscoe Wilson as part of the 50 local Cincinnati artists highlighted, who use their art as a vehicle for change in bettering the world.
Artists as Activist contains intimate interviews with the respective artists who have used art to change their communities. The writings initially appeared as a regular column in the street newspaper “Streetvibes” between 2009 and 2011.
The book includes images of representative work by the artists, as well as their portrait photographs taken by internationally known master photographer Michael Wilson.
composite photo showing the book cover and Department of Art colleagues