When assessing student artwork, it sometimes difficult to understand the student's intention. Having students include an artist's statement not only integrates writing into a project, but it also makes assessment so much easier. This is a printable worksheet for students that explains what an artist's statement is, gives guiding questions, and provides examples/non-examples to help students increase the content quality of their writing.
Find more details here: https://educationcloset.com/2015/11/17/using-artists-statements-for-assessment/
Dyan Branstetter, 2015