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On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Sandra Hildreth wrote:
> > Can you teach art and not be an artist? Lori
> You can teach art if you have the skills to be an artist - meaning, that
> one needs studio knowledge and experience but doesn't have to be an
> actual active artist (exhibiting, etc.). Plus the skills to be a teacher
> are very important... As I have stated in some previous messages -
> sometimes it's really difficult for a teacher to be both a serious,
> active artist and a good teacher. Often the artist part has to be placed
> on the back burner of life in order to make a commitment to the children
> in one's classes.
> Sandra Hildreth
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