Creativity & The Arts

Perhaps one of the greatest pitfalls in contemporary society is the absence of the arts and creative thinking in our psyche. To that end, Ken Robinson’s TedTalk really resonated with me, as did Austin Kleon’s presentation. I think the way the arts are presented to people is completely misconstrued. Math and the sciences are important, […]

Drawing in Class: Reimagining Public Education to Better Incorperate Creativity

The other day I was talking with a friend about the therapeutic and intellectual benefits of incorporating some kind of creative hobby into one’s life. My friend told me that he has recently started drawing, taking several hours out of his day to sit down and just focus on being creatively free. He then said […]