Artist in Residence: Markus Alexander

Our APT class had the pleasure of listening to Markus Alexander this Tuesday. Over the years, as an expressive art practitioner and teacher, he has collected a wide array of knowledge and beliefs. I’ve wrestled with this notion of being a teacher and an artist at the same time. Do I leave my “teacher thoughts” […]

When there is “Flow”

Lately, I’ve been consumed with what exactly makes people “click”. It’s that connection that occurs within minutes of meeting a person that makes one think (or feel) like you have known them longer than the time that was allotted to the both of you. There have been few times where this has happened to me…but when it […]

Legal Expression

This year, John Ciarrone, 22 is facing more than 100 charges for spray painting various areas within the city.  He began tagging at age 15 after friends got him into it and said, although he knows it is wrong, it was a good outlet. “It was an outlet for my negative energy,” said Ciarrone. “I […]