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Citizen Artists

Are You A Citizen Artist?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.27.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Critical thinking skills, a life-long motivation to learn, the willingness to learn from mistakes, a focus on creating versus consuming and social and collaborative skills were at the top of my wish list for my own children. I believed a well-rounded inter-disciplinary arts education was compulsory. Oh yes, even when it meant disrupting the most traditional and acclaimed education methods on offer.

The Education Of A Citizen Artist

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Impact
Brian D. Cohen

Training in the arts apart from (and usually without) education leads to expertise without depth, interpretation without understanding. Art is informed by more than art.

The International Power And Potential Of The Arts

John M. Eger | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

While not all artists embrace the idea that what they do makes the world a better place, many artists - certainly the public artist - see their work as a vehicle for people all over the world to express themselves. These are mostly artists who, in the best tradition, want to see change in the world, change in public perceptions or government attitudes and actions.

Creativity Has Designs On Aspen Ideas Fest

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.27.2013 | Denver
Michael Conniff

ASPEN, COLORADO--Maybe it's just me, but when the Aspen Ideas Festival rolls around here every summer--the impending confab is June 26-July 2, 2013--I...