“It not enough to know craft-you have to have feeling. Science is all very well, but for us (Teaching Artists) imagination is worth far more”. Anonymous Writer
“Take responsibility for the energy you bring to this space”. Anonymous Writer
“There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another”. Anonymous Writer
“The more you try to remove a thing from the context of art the more it becomes art”. Anonymous Writer
“The activity of drawing is a way of trying to understand who we are and how we operate in the world. It is in the strangeness of the activity itself that we can detect judgments, ethics, and mortality”. Anonymous Writer
“It has never been about the trophies of accolades, it’s about the work that goes into making a contribution for the greater good”. Barlow
My work as a teaching artist and my artistic practice is a way to show the world how I feel about the world! It is amazing, I train artists to be thinkers, who are comfortable in any environment. Years ago, a respected professor of mine at Indiania University described my artistic vision as "Barlowism".