TEACHING ARTIST:
[tee-ching] [ahr-tist]

- noun

1. A professional artist who values teaching and learning in and through the arts as much as artmaking and seeks out opportunities to collaborate, teach and learn in schools and communities.

2. A professional artist who engages people in the creative process and makes connections between the arts and the rest of life.

3. A professional artist who offers her own artmaking practices to the classroom to create studio/ workshop environments.

4. A professional artist who finds and explores elegant connections across disciplines.

5. A professional artist who believes in every person's innate capacity to think, feel, connect, contribute, and express.

6. A professional artist who believes that the power of imagination is central to the practice of democracy.