Tom Bremer is an art educator living in the State of Illinois. He is proud of the work that he does in the classroom. He is also one of the 13,000 teachers in Illinois that have been laid off this year. Bremer grew up in Madison, and both of his parents were teachers. He taught for four years in and outside of Milwaukee, WI and now teaches photography, digital photography, and cartooning and animation at Elgin High School at least until this school year is over.