I teach because I want to see a world of citizen-artists. One of the astonishments of my life is this: given the right conditions and a minimum of instruction, the most extraordinary, memorable, art will arise from regular folks in unglamorous settings.
My friend and advisor, Kim, with deep insight, remarks that I respond to green, and to these things, for a reason. Actually, I can't right now recall her point - it’s Jungian. But regardless, I agree. I dial in on this one thing, again and again.