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SmartSchool Showcase


Sam Weber

With a few spots still left in my Fall SmartSchool mentorship, I thought it would be a nice opportunity(thanks Dan!) to share some of the amazing work my students created this past spring, and talk a little about some of  the things that excite me as a teacher. One of Lara Dann's incredible acrylic paintings,…

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I’m Too Dumb to be an Artist


Tim Bruckner

August 17, 2022 - (Note: the images associated with this writing have virtually nothing to do with its content and appear simply because, I like them) I recently picked up a few copies of “art” magazines. After reading a couple, I realized that I am too damn dumb to be a real artist. Real “art” is described in terms like: “A complicit satire of the art market, or worse, as an example of condescending spectatorship.”  Or a work of art can be “fastidiously carefree.”  Apparently, “the female form speaks of castration and nothing else.” Sounds a little scary to me. But, looking at a bunch of images of real “art”, it turns out that some of it is a little scary. One well known artist builds a sculpture, live, using a saw horse and rendered lamb parts. I’m way…

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