My Art Education

My formal art education came late in my schooling, since neither the schools in my hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, nor the schools in New York where I spent 3 years of my elementary education, offered Art as a separate experience. But that did not stop the flow of creativity, which, for me, was a necessary involvement. In Junior High School, 7thand 8th grades, we had a teacher who was assigned to teach Art but that didn’t really happen. It was obvious to all of us that she was not equipped to teach the subject and she didn’t pretend that she was. So those of us who loved to draw found ways to express ourselves and everybody knew who the artists were among us. Finally, going to my Junior yea

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