Succinctly and eloquently stated Marcia. Thanks,
> We are the aestheticists of the future. We are responsible for
>maintaining culture and educating our society as to the affective aspects
>life and how they can support a quality of existence. I feel more and more
>torn between the standards/assessment/accountability stuff and the real
>reason art exists in the world. I believe the stress we feel so intensely,
>comes from the fact that these issues are not compatible.