This question has been looming in my mind for years. With child development science and quotes from Playto to Bono it still isn't valued. Why is the question and why has become my quest. As I sit listening to Swan Lake Act 1 Valse and ponder how Fine Arts has been all but eliminated in some public schools across the country I first blame myself and leaders of arts departments.


In my experience working in the schools and communities I notice that most do not acknowledge or know all the Art surrounding them. We all take for granted sounds, sights and unification of the human existance Art brings to us daily everywhere we are. We do not think for one second the time and dedication of over 10,000 hours it took for that artist to paint that landscape or how the bass player in the famous band Queen was first introduced to playing