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Andrew Wales
Works at Mansfield University
Attended Northcentral University
Lives in Athens, PA
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Master and Apprentice
 
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The Many Faces of Wisdom
In my interactions with my imaginary sage and mentor, Halcolm (pronounced "How Come?"), I have observed many changes in his countenance.  He is at times responsive, at times chagrined with his disciples, but always present and definitive.  One of my challen...
In my interactions with my imaginary sage and mentor, Halcolm (pronounced "How Come?"), I have observed many changes in his countenance.  He is at times responsive, at times chagrined with his disciples, but always present an...
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Halcolm & the Woodby Disciples

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How do Artistic Ideas Emerge?
"How do artistic ideas emerge?" This is a drawing I did to illustrate the National Core Art Standard: Demonstrate willlingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to
pursue ideas, forms,and meanings that emerge in the process of
art-making or designin...
"How do artistic ideas emerge?" This is a drawing I did to illustrate the National Core Art Standard: Demonstrate willlingness to experiment, innovate, and take risks to pursue ideas, forms,and meanings that emerge in the pro...
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Summer Gateway Comics Workshop
This Saturday I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop at the Mansfield University Summer Gateway retreat at the Thousand Hills Center.  These are students who will be freshmen in the fall.   The weekend was about literacy of all kinds.  I presented a wo...
This Saturday I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop at the Mansfield University Summer Gateway retreat at the Thousand Hills Center.  These are students who will be freshmen in the fall.   The weekend was about literacy...
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Diary Comics
Comics is an art form that anyone can be part of.  One of my favorite kind to make are "diary comics."  You can make them too!  Will you make a lot of money? Will you make the big time? Probably not. So why do I do it?  I can capture moments like this.  Thi...
Comics is an art form that anyone can be part of.  One of my favorite kind to make are "diary comics."  You can make them too!  Will you make a lot of money? Will you make the big time? Probably not. So why do I do it?  I can...
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Learning to Look at Art
"What is the benefit in engaging in the process of art criticism?" In
Art 6, the first artwork we look at is "Masterpiece" by Roy
Lichtenstein. We learn how to critique a work, going through the four
steps: describe, analyze, interpret, evaluate. They're...
"What is the benefit in engaging in the process of art criticism?" In Art 6, the first artwork we look at is "Masterpiece" by Roy Lichtenstein. We learn how to critique a work, going through the four steps: describe, analyze,...
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The Toast Principle

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Halcolm comics in print!
Today I received my copy of a book that features nine of my comic strips -- Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods (Patton, 2014).  This is a project I'm proud to be a part of.  The story of my involvement is interesting.   I was taking a course on Qua...
Today I received my copy of a book that features nine of my comic strips -- Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods (Patton, 2014).  This is a project I'm proud to be a part of.  The story of my involvement is interesting...
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More Zen~

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Vision
  This comic is my visual interpretation of some passages from The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron.  Occasionally, you see yourself in someone else's story, and these are the images I see when I read these words. 
  This comic is my visual interpretation of some passages from The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron.  Occasionally, you see yourself in someone else's story, and these are the images I see when I read these words. 
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Comic Art Comes Alive!
My daughter and I are co-curating a show of original comic art in a gallery setting. We want to
take the viewer "behind the scenes" of the comic book with a display of
original comic art. In an act of extreme generosity, several collectors are sharing th...
My daughter and I are co-curating a show of original comic art in a gallery setting. We want to take the viewer "behind the scenes" of the comic book with a display of original comic art. In an act of extreme generosity, seve...
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Art teacher, independent comics creator
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  • Mansfield University
    Adjunct Instructor, 2010 - present
  • Athens Area School District
    Art teacher, 1988 - present
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Artist, writer, and teacher
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I am an art teacher, and also a practicing artist.  My favorite art form is comics.  I am very interested in how comics can be used to teach.
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I finished my doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching at Northcentral University!
Education
  • Northcentral University
    Curriculum and Teaching, 2007 - 2013
    EdD in Curriculum and Teaching
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The Mighty Andar