Personal Reflection Journal

Browsing Archive: March, 2010

Web Site

Posted by Catherine Rousseau on Wednesday, March 24, 2010,
Reflecting on my website, overall, I am pleased with the results. I think that it is vitally important for any professional to have a web site for many reasons such as: marketing, learning, displaying works, and overall education and discovery. Learning how to understand and work technology is a literacy within itself, and in order to function in the world that is full of multiple literacies, it is important to know how to work and manipulate the technological tools we have. 

I feel that I ha...
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How innovator exemplars inform or inspire my work

Posted by Catherine Rousseau on Wednesday, March 3, 2010,
I believe in muses. Throughout my journey of the arts, there have been major figures, or innovator exemplars who have inspired me to craft and develop my work to what it has become today. If I had to pick the most influential individuals of my work, they would be: Michael Rich, Tayo Heuser, and Michael Jackson.

Michael Rich and Tayo Heuser have been major role models for me since 2005. Both are faculty at Roger Williams University, where I received a bachelors degree in both Visual Arts, as w...
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Literacies Embedded in my Work

Posted by Catherine Rousseau on Wednesday, March 3, 2010,
    "My Work". It is a term which is complicated to define, let alone to analyze. My work can be separated into two categories: first, my personal artwork; second, my work as an educator and community artist. Of course, there is often overlap between the two where questions which arise in one work are answered in the other, but they are usually separately defined.

    My personal artwork (refer to my artist statement) explores my environment on a personal level. My artwork explores my "world" ...
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