Posted on Jun 18, 2015
Thinking Eyes: La Jolla’s Gillispie School teacher speaks out for art education
La Jolla Light: “Now is the best time to be an artist,” opines longtime Gillespie School art teacher Susan Walters. “When you think about it, everything today is based on the image. Everything is on screens and we are bombarded with visual imagery. As artists, there is a lot of opportunity and technological advances that help get our images out.” That’s why her 20-year teaching philosophy is oriented to developing a “thinking eye” in students to help them better analyze and produce the images around them…read more.