November 20, 2014

Happy Birthday Corita Kent!

If you’ve searched google today, you saw this image by Corita Kent. I first encountered Sister Corita’s work as a young art teacher. Someone, I wish […]
June 1, 2014

It all comes together through process

The first show at PRESS this summer features the work of Alke Groppel-Wegener, MCLA Hardman Family grant awardee who spent part of January and May working […]
May 13, 2014

Be fascinated more than you fear…

I’m reading Just My Type, by Simon Garfield, a book about fonts. Any type geek will love this book–lots of silly and serious stories about letters […]
March 31, 2014

RISK failure

Do you ever drag your feet when approaching a really big project? I am currently doing this. I have three big projects on my plate right […]
March 24, 2014

Be willing to go back to the basics

Zen Buddhists call this Shoshin, meaning beginner’s mind. It’s easy to forget how to do this when one becomes an “expert” at what they do. This […]
March 16, 2014

It’s your ride

I continue to make weekly teaching mantra cards. Phrases that remind and inspire me to be a better teacher. Make every student your favorite came directly […]