Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014
Too often we get sucked into the craziness of midterms, the worry of finding a job, and the ultimate end of arts and how to avoid and deal with all of these problems. But then there’s stories like these that remind us why we do what we do, and that although you had 300 pages of reading, your goal of becoming an arts administrator will support these dreams.
Art therapy is being further studied and developed. This man explains how painting helped him to survive the hardships in his life. His art reflects what’s going on in his life and how he’s dealt with it. The paintings may be beautiful, but there’s a tinge of uneasiness that comes with looking at them. Isn’t this what art is?