52 Letters Week 23
You were my first Art History professor.
I actually studied more under you than any other...
...I always admired you,
and passion for life
I tell my friends about you...
"My first Art History professor
has the most eclectic hat collection ever;
there were days when she would
wear roller blades to class!"
You enjoy life so openly...
I have ALWAYS admired that about you.
I envy you.
How do you do it?
Find joy all the time,
even when life if difficult
and often times monotonous.
Or is it just my perception?
I don't think so.
I want to find joy in every day...
live my life fully
...specific lessons you taught
that have resonated--
that I still think about...
A seminar class...
Each week...a different topic to research
The following week...teach the whole class about it.
"Moreau as a Teacher"
This subject created one of my core teaching principles:
to facilitate the growth and development of
my students' individual voices;
to encourage them to paint UNLIKE me,
and as themselves.
I saw the Matisse exhibit,
and thought of Moreau