To really see, you need to allow yourself to be seen.
-Lida Winfield, dancer and educator
One of the greatest gifts that teaching artists can give each other is to share our favorite exercises that consistently bring us rewarding results. I have had the pleasure to learn from teaching artists in many different contexts, and I love to collect, adapt, and share some of the
At the center of Marwen’s practice there is an invitation-a sense of welcome, support, and mentorship that permeates every encounter and meeting. Students share the office 2013 key sense of belonging and support that they feel at Marwen in surveys, conversation, and letters of thanks sent to staff. Melissa Wilkes, studio program coordinator, who began as a student at Marwen, says; “I kept coming, and
Where do you begin with a new work of art? How do you design a new curriculum?
Do you start with an idea or a question, and then break down the process into parts? Or do you jump in and make things finding the patterns and relationships as you go along?
Maya Lin, the extraordinary public artist and architect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial,