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>I like the studio critique/teaching abilities of instructors conversation.
>I went back to school (graduated '91) to get a degree in art after working
>as an artist for ten years. I was interested in teaching art and also in
>"art school." The instructors for the most part were unable to deal with
>the mature students or those students with experience. The critiques were
>horrible. Only one teacher, a woman whose reputation as an artist was very
>challenging, accepted me at my level and encouraged me from there. This was
>very unlike the male teachers who were so easily threatened and who told me
>"your cup is already full." This is really poor teaching, but they were
>"well-known" artists and therefore absolved. Peggy