Bob Hansman

Associate Professor of Architecture

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Biography

An accomplished artist, Hansman is nationally renowned for his work with under-privileged inner-city youth. He is the founder of “City Faces,” a community arts program offering year-round drawing classes in a St. Louis housing project, and is active with other area arts organizations. His work has been displayed in numerous group and solo exhibits and he is listed in the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation’s National Directory of Community Artists, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in American Art.

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Washington People: Bob Hansman

Since the shooting of Michael Brown, the eyes of the world have turned to St. Louis. Over the last several weeks, associate professor Bob Hansman — one of the area’s most prominent community activists — has quietly ushered hundreds of students through the neighborhoods of north St. Louis, chronicling the racial, social and urban histories that have shaped conditions on the ground.