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Re: a question to you

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John Antoine Labadie (labadie)
Wed, 4 Nov 1998 18:40:39 EST5EDT

> To:

> Hello,
> I am an art ed. student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.
> My question: How do art teachers make time and justify being working
> artists while they teach?

Easy answer for this one. Most art teacher K-12 are not "working
artists" ... little time for that (except summers) given the average
teaching schedule. There are, of course, many excpetions to this.

University people are another story. In art ed some folks can find a
way to write, present and make work. In studio it's your job to make
work: you teach what you do.

Regards, JAL

Dr. John Antoine Labadie
Assistant Professor of Art
University of North Carolina-Pembroke
fax: 910.521.6618
wph: 910.521.6618

"The art of progress is to preserve order amid
change and to preserve change amid order."

Alfred North Whitehead