Why I Research!

It was only two years ago that my life took an unexpected turn for the worst and ultimately, best. After a train wreck on an illness, I needed to re-evaluate my life and aspirations. After doing a lot of soul-searching and working with my former 1st grade art teacher, I decided to take the plunge into…substitute teaching! It was my desire to work with Kindergarten … Continue reading Why I Research!

Letter to the President

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President, My name is Amanda Jane Hofstetter and I am a graduate student at The Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C. I am writing to you to encourage you to please keep funding for Art programs in schools and after-care. I learned at a very early age that … Continue reading Letter to the President

An Ethic of Excellence – A Review

An Ethic of Excellence – A Review Questions Answered: 1.) What is the significant and memorable point or thought of this text? 2.) What essential questions does the author generate for the reader OR what significant questions are raised in your mind, but ignored by the author? 3.) What sections or statements are difficult to understand? 4.) What ideas/information is interesting or useful to future … Continue reading An Ethic of Excellence – A Review

Free Artists Copyright Clinic in B-More!!!

http://mdvla.org/2014/10/03/free-copyright-clinic-october-18-at-univ-of-baltimore-school-of-law/ Free Copyright Clinic – October 18 at Univ. of Baltimore School of Law Are you a lawyer or law student wanting to learn how to register copyrights?  Are you an artist needing to copyright your works of art? Perhaps you’re both! JOIN US! Saturday, October 18th, 9am-1pm at the University of Baltimore School of Law (1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201) for our … Continue reading Free Artists Copyright Clinic in B-More!!!

American Visionary Art Museum Educator Open House

EDUCATOR OPEN HOUSE Join us for an Open House, exclusively for Teachers & Educators at AVAM! When: Thursday, October 16, 2014 What Time: 4:00 – 7:00pm Cost: FREE for Educators, RSVP to: beka@avam.org Educators of all kinds are invited to this special event where you can collect visionary resources for the classroom and learn about the educational programming available here at AVAM. We will provide … Continue reading American Visionary Art Museum Educator Open House

Jenette Kahn – First Female Comic Executive

I absolutely love, http://www.Makers.com, an initiative created by AOL Broadcasting.  Makers is a collection of interviews of prominent and often famous females including, Judy Blume, Jane Fonda, Ellen DeGeneres, and Dr. Ruth to name just a few. I truly enjoyed watching the interview of First Female Comic Executive, Jenette Kahn.  Please take a moment to watch the interview clips here: http://www.makers.com/jenette-kahn-1 Continue reading Jenette Kahn – First Female Comic Executive

Foto Week DC – Nov. 8-16, 2014

Check it out!!! Foto Week DC is coming up for 2014!!! FotoWeekDC is back on November 8th through 16th with the opening party Nov 7th! This year’s celebration of all things photography is shaping up to be very special, with BYT partnering with FotoDC on executing all programming. Check out FOTODC.ORG for ongoing updates, but for now, pencil these in AND GET INVOLVED: Opening Party! … Continue reading Foto Week DC – Nov. 8-16, 2014