Teaching Between the Lines | Michael B. Schwartz

The dilemma Linda Bruning describes in her recent ALT/space post Funding, Social Responsibility and the Teaching Artist is bouncing around in my head. As Teaching Artists we have to deal with the pressures of controlled chaos in making art with huge groups of people, in complicated neighborhoods, with limited finding and sometime we inadvertently step […]

Together We Thrive Mural Project | Michael B. Schwartz

January 8, 2011 started out like any other day in sunny Tucson, Arizona. The old Pueblo was abuzz that morning, the mild winter drawing annual snowbirds and festivals.  A few hours later multiple gunshots at the “Congress on Your Corner” would shock and tear local social and cultural fabric and shake our national identity.  U.S. […]