Reload the Western Canon Whenever I ask students to list as many artists as they can, usually they give me the highlights from the western canon of art history. Their … Continue reading Reload the Western Canon
Advanced art without prompting So, I see a lot of teachers looking for great prompts to use for their AP classes. A post comes across my newsfeed almost daily from … Continue reading Advanced art without prompting
When my students return from summer break, I can almost guarantee two things: they didn’t do as much art as I hoped they would, and the art they did make … Continue reading The Wheeler Rotation
Alright, it’s time to get back to it. I apologize for my absence, but for those of you who have been keeping track, I finished my master’s degree, my new … Continue reading We’re back in the saddle again!
If you follow this blog, then you might have noticed that I haven’t been posting that much lately. I apologize for that. We had our second child a few months … Continue reading It’s been a little hectic lately.
Texas has a little bit of a problem when it comes to art education, at least in high school, that is. For those of you unfamiliar with the Texas Essential … Continue reading Those limitations you’re reading are just perceived.
I don’t know about you, but I like to have a class of students to experiment on. For me, it’s usually my painting students. My painting class most often is … Continue reading The benefits of not always knowing what you’re doing