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Problem Solving; Day 16 #30paintingsin30days; Groovin’ With Cappuccino V7

Painting is about problem solving; kind of like one and one equals two. That is to say, you work until problems are solved and the painting is in balance. Problem Solving & Painting. Greetings!  Today I’d like to talk a bit about problem solving and painting.  Not sure I’ve done so before.  I will use […]

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Who Ruffles My Professional Feathers?

For someone who is employed by an arts organization and considers herself an arts advocate, I sure question my ability to think creatively. Am I thinking outside of the proverbial box? Do I read enough blogs and take in enough industry research to resourcefully solve problems and suggest new projects or strategies? […]

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The Intrinsic Benefits of Arts Education

I recently authored a post titled The Top 10 Ways to Support Arts Education, but I’m finding that I get more requests from people asking for reasons why arts education should be supported, not how. So as a companion piece to the how of supporting arts education, here I offer reasons why arts education should […]

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I.Q. Scores Rising, Creativity Scores Falling

While research studies show that Intelligence Quotient (IQ) continues to increase with each new generation, creativity scores are decreasing. This fact should alarm everyone. In fact, it has already gotten the attention of American business that desperately wants to – needs to – hire the brightest and the best to generate the next innovative ideas […]

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Emerging Ideas: Seeking and Celebrating the Spark of Innovation

Welcome to the Emerging Ideas: Seeking and Celebrating the Spark of Innovation blog salon. This Salon is part of a larger effort on the part of the Emerging Leaders Council to help Americans for the Arts and the field at-large learn from the best and brightest thinkers and doers in communities around the country. In […]

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