Why art education is important ...
What can artists do? Artists can change the face of an area, inspire others for greatness, make us laugh and cry, infuse a city with economic riches, develop a new way of thinking, illustrate an era, illuminate a thought and spread the word of change.
Also art teaches young children shapes, lines, negative space, and more. When I was interning with my old art teacher from Elementary school he told me that when I was doing a lesson to compare shapes to objects the children would recognize...such as a circle looks like a penny. I am studying art education right now and it really angers me that more and more schools are cutting art education.
art education is very important because art can save lives. it's one of my favorite therapies!
xo + smiles~ jill
what i love too is the mere exercise of making a something out of nothing! with children especially, translating an idea into something tangible. stretching the imagination muscles to solve problems in all areas!
creativity is crucial!
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