I view the classroom as a creative incubator energized by open channels of ideas,
stimulated by rigorous research, debate and endless exploration of concepts, processes, and materials.
I teach students that art is not a standalone entity, but a multi-layered stream of interconnections flowing across academic disciplines. Serving in the role as the classroom facilitator, I function very much like a doorman, opening and closing portals, but never entering nor exiting the classroom with all the answers.
As the teacher, it is my job to foster an atmosphere where students engage in creative processes complete with critical analysis and expressive communication divorced from judgments. I facilitate classroom experiences where students come to understand that art-making is a process of infinite temporal resolutions to their creative inquires of the world.