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Re: [teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: July 10, 2006

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From: Susan Bennett (seasideblueviolet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 14 2006 - 22:46:07 PDT


One of the journal questions I ask my high school
students is "Does a person need to make money from
their art to be considered a good artist?"

--- Woody Duncan <woodyduncan@comcast.net> wrote:

> Thank You Maggie,
> For the many of us who create because we love it
> and also
> teach because we love that too. Perhaps we can
> instill in our young
> students our passion for art. There is more to
> making art than
> making a living doing it. More power to those few
> who have been
> able to earn a few bucks at it as well. It is a very
> competitive
> market out there. I'm trying to grow with my
> watercolors since I
> retired from teaching. I suspect I'll be forever
> trying to grow.
> Woody
>
> On Jul 13, 2006, at 11:38 AM, Maggie White wrote:
>
> > KBENNETT3@woh.rr.com wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >> I am glad that Staci is a professional art
> educator. I have
> >> taught with those who are artists first and
> >> find them to have difficulties with mega egos. To
> be really honest
> >> if they were all that hot they
> >> would not be teaching.
> > Well, with that "honest" assessment you managed to
> not only
> > reinforce the adage that "Those who
> > can, do; those who can't, teach," but you dissed
> the many
> > professional teachers who do practice their craft,
> > exhibit, and sell. What is "hot," anyway? An
> active exhibition
> > schedule? Selling regularly? Simply
> > producing fine works of art for the sheer joy of
> it? Many
> > professional artists have a deep love of teaching
> > and sharing their knowledge, not because they're
> not-so-hot.
> >
> > Maggie
>
> Woody, Retired in Albuquerque
> mailto:woodyduncan@comcast.net
>
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> shipping)
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>
> ?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?
>
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>
>
>
>
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