21st Century Artisans believe:

The Arts expand children's creativity and perserverance, and promotes their committment to excellence.

The arts promote positive youth development

Integrating the arts into learning experiences:

»Enhances Creativity

»Promotes academic, social and personal development

»Teaches real-life skills, like: organizational teamwork

»Promotes greater compatability with and tolerance towards others

An art education engages students intelectually, emotionally and physically

Art is an essential element for life and a guiding principal for society.

An art education develops perception and understanding of exciting metaphors and visual analogies through the process of developing tolerances for ambiguities that accompany dissimilar elements.

Doodles are mnemonic ideographs, they assist the memory while representing intricate ideas through the use of graphic symbols.

Learning through the arts increases the chance of success.

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