This list is a work in progress. To add your own reading recommendation please email the editor kristen@thecurvedhouse.com. 

About Visual Literacy

A general introduction to Visual Literacy on Wikipedia

Thoughts on Visual Literacy by Phillip Yenawine (PDF)

The International Visual Literacy Association’s definition of Visual Literacy

Visual Literacy in Education

Thinking Through Art, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum School Partnership Program, Final Report (PDF)

Visual Literacy Articles and News

Democratizing the Sky: Drones in Visual Journalism, New York Times, March 2017

This interview with New York Times staff photographer Josh Harner gives insights into how drone technology can re-shape visual storytelling. It is also accompanied by some incredible area photographs taken with Harner’s drones.

Visual literacy: A 21st century skill by BKKR on Medium

Books and Journals

Journal of Visual Literacy (JVL) published by Taylor and Francis

An Introduction to Visual Literacy by Deborah Curtiss

A Primer of Visual Literacy by Donis. A Donis