Where is the Teaching Artist Field? | Nick Jaffe

In recent years there have been a number of formal and informal initiatives that have aimed to bring greater coordination and centralization to the teaching artist field.  Certifications and credentials have been proposed, national organizations, guilds, and networks have been floated.  Some have done, and continue to do important work, but none have emerged as […]

An Opinion & Some Questions | Nick Jaffe

Art making and art learning should be in all schools because all students should have the right to learn to make their art, and make it better, and because one can learn and teach many things in depth through art making. This is the same reason that dynamic, interesting and in-depth work in math, science, history, literature, and athletic and shop and auto mechanics classes should be in schools…