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During his visit to Urban Craft Uprising in Seattle, my 23-year-old friend from Los Angeles looked around at the designers, jewelers and artists and commented, “Hmm. People making stuff and selling it. Pretty cool.” Humans have been actively making stuff and selling it for millennia, but this is newly cool in 2013. Some of us […]
September. Education. Travel. During my teaching trip to Seattle, I connected with many artists who shared ideas and enthusiasms. I’ve been working with my local arts council on two grants to integrate arts in the public schools, and yesterday I moved my daughter into her college dorm room. This bubbling champagne glass of learning, teaching, […]
Two nights ago, I enjoyed teaching my writing workshop to accomplished artists at The Gallery at the Watershed. Today I connected the experience to quotes I came across from the brilliant writer Susan Sontag. Even though these quotes are taken from Sontag’s journal entries and reflect on literary endeavors, I find them relevant to writing […]