Artfully Senseless

“Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.”  Leonardo da Vinci              (from The Art of Artificial Evolution) Does participation in the arts increase knowledge?  Since the publication of “The Mozart Effect” study, scientists have been asking this question.  Artists already knowContinue reading “Artfully Senseless”

Sketching Knowledge

“Look into Nature, then you will understand it better.”  Albert Einstein, (from A.S.L. & Associates) A growing body of research is suggesting students may learn science more effectively by using their imaginations through various forms of art expression.  Doodling, drawing, collage, and sketchbooking are all methods students can use as vehicles for creative learning.  ArtContinue reading “Sketching Knowledge”

Who Lights The Fire??

“Nothing changes until something moves.”  Albert Einstein (from The Painter’s Keys) Does art have the ability to move people to action?  Do actions move artists to create?  Would anything move without art?  It may depend on the art and on the audience.  Perhaps it is the artist’s role to tap into the emotions of theContinue reading “Who Lights The Fire??”