Art and art education has an important place in our society like other
societies. Analysing the life of an individual, it is seen that the art brings in his life
colour, it gives a different sensibility, it encourages him to question who he is and
what he believes in; it helps him to be more aware and more sensitive both to himself
and to the society he lives in. Art has a significant role in socializing the individual, to
meet the mental needs of the human-being and raising self-confident individuals. In
this role, art education has a great role.
Art education has an important role for the individual to comprehend the world he
is living in, to find solutions for the problems he faces and to react to the incidents he
sees and feels; considering the art education as a whole, it is a vital point. Because it
serves to the targets in cognitive, sensory and psychomotor fields of the education.
So, it contributes to the aesthetics, physical, intelligence and social developments of
the individual and thus it ensures his education via the art within the life itself.
Positive effects of the art and art education in the socializing process of the individual
is analysed in this stduy.