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Re: New Beginnings / Art Teacher Heaven


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 19:43:00 PDT

You might even convert me, praise be there is a heaven. !!!
                You must be living right, Woody in KC

V Moreira Komando wrote:
> Today we had open house
> and they estimated that over 2,000 people came. I never saw so many
> people visit the art room (and I have been teaching for 22 years) and
> tell me that they themselves were artists, many stated their support
> for the arts, many others were parents of the incoming students, as
> well as parents of younger students that were looking at our school
> for their children in the next year or two. Many told me of the art
> events in the area that might interest me and welcomed me to
> Tennessee.There were so many wonderful moments today, I feel
> incredibly fortunate to be at this school. The faculty I have met are
> terrific people and the principal and administration are wonderful.
> The arts are an integral part of the curriculum and supported
> philosophically and financial! ly. I feel like I have died and gone to
> art teacher heaven.

“The function of the overwhelming majority of your artwork
is simply to teach you how to make the small fraction
of your artwork that soars.”              from: “Art & Fear”
This one soars:
Fantastic Triplet Grandkids: