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thank you from D. Gregory

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Diane C. Gregory, Ph.D. (tatc)
Sun, 28 Jan 1996 22:39:41 -0600


Dearest Readers:

I came back home from the NAEA convention in San Francisco to a very warm
welcome from the artsednet readers. I thank you for your kind and
insightful responses to my questions. I am overwhelmed by your warmth and
spirit of giving. I have a great deal of hope for the future of art
education. Thank you so much.

I will chew on your responses and at some point I may share with you what I
am thinking. My ideas now are too unclear to articulate and anything I
would say might be only a momentary belief that might change the very next
day.

I have one more question.

Would you be willing to tell me and others at artsednet talk what you think
"art education" is.

I thought I knew. I am not so sure anymore. My ideas are changing as I
type this message and I am wondering how others would define our
discipline.

Again, there is no hidden agenda. I want to learn and listen. I don't
think I have been listening for a very long time and I think I have missed
a lot of things. I will try to keep the noise of my biases quiet and
really try to listen, perhaps for the first time.

To restate the question: What is art education? or put another way, what
does it mean to be an art educated person?

Thanking you in advance.

Warmest regards,

Diane Gregory