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
Artwork by Sarah Anderson So, I have spent the majority of this blog arguing for letting the students take control of their art making by getting rid of practices that … Continue reading The grade book is a monster that needs to be fed.
I have sent another letter to the organizers of V.A.S.E. as I have seen no changes from last year’s event to now. If you haven’t read the letter I sent … Continue reading Our V.A.S.E. Is Broken
Thank you so much to all the teachers that made it to my session. I knew not everyone could make it, so I recorded it for you. Enjoy Presentation Video
I am going to start this with a disclaimer. None of my advanced students are big fans of Jackson Pollock. Like most high school students, they work representationally, and because … Continue reading How do we present art to students?
I got myself into what I will call a “loud conversation” with a colleague the other day about grading policies. The situation, in a nutshell, was that a struggling student … Continue reading I hate to be the one to tell you this, but that argument is invalid.