Pacific Region Secondary Art Educator Shannon McBride Oregon
Shannon McBride Lakeridge High School Oswego, Oregon Oregon Art Educator of the Year, 2006 NAEA Delegates Assembly, 2005-7 Pacific Region Secondary Division Director-Elect Oregon Art Education Association President
Lauren Metz Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Dallas, Texas
“…the things that make a teacher special and significant are their commitment to teaching and uniqueness of the knowledge I gain from them.” “I aspire to be the teacher who inspires young artists while pursuing my own artistic endeavors.”
….I was absolutely captured by the photographs of Dorothea Lange. From these images I decided to depict the emotion “Distraught.”
How do we know what we are and what we are feeling and if the feelings are totally new and undiscovered? This is what my work explores.