paulette jones wrote: > > Who needs it anyway??? > > Ahhh just kidding...did I raise anybody's blood pressure? > > I'm curious for myself and I would like to share some testimonials with > students; I think it would be good for them to relate to. > > What motivated you to become an artist/art teacher/art lover... > > Why do you love it so much? Why do you love what you do whether it be > painting, drawing, photography etc. > > How do you SEE the world differently because of your love for the arts? > > Who influenced you? And what motivated them and further motivated you(i.e. > DiVinci, Peter Paul Rubins, Ansel Adams, Duchamp...Charles Schultz, etc., > etc, etc.) in your life, in your art??? > > O.K. this is pretty deep and personal, but isn't art? I would really love > to hear (see) some responses if you so desire. Can you tell I'm a > student(curious, wanting knowledge to spill out my ears-of which it will > probably be happening very soon)? > > Thanks for your time. > > Paulette Jones > University of Minnesota > Art Education Student
Most primative cultures do not have a word or distinction for "art", and
personally neither do I, I do "art" to breathe. I teach "art" to
help others to breathe too. Because without it we would die.