I'm a visual artist. When I'm in the studio, my focus is on the work in front of me. As I work, I communicate with my art; when it is finished, I hope to communicate through it.
I'm also a teacher. When I'm in the classroom, my focus is on the students I teach. We work together, we communicate; as the work is completed, we grow in our appreciation of the gifts we each have brought to barter in the mysterious process we call learning.
And, I'm a user of technology. It helps me be organized and more clear in how and what I communicate in my daily life. It's a wonderful tool, and although I'm not defined solely through my use of it, I do know enough about it to be a mentor to others.
Over the years I've become interested in the place where Art, Education and Technology overlap...especially as it relates to folks who learn or perceive differently. I've written articles and led workshops on issues such as Art, Technology, Self Esteem, and Teaching folks with Language Based Learning Disabilities. Wherever I go, I'm asked if I do consulting work for schools or educational institutions. The short answer is, "Yes". If you'd like to contact me so that we can discuss opportunities and options for change, I'd be happy to speak with you.