Summer Art 2008 Student Statements

Keli Dougherty

“This adventure through time and culture in China has made the country side of ‘The Good Earth’ more real to me and to see first-hand how the Chinese have embraced their history and embodied it in their art will forever change and inspire how I create mine.”

Amanda Nicholson

“I know that I really learned something here, because instead of feeling like I understand China better, I realize how much more there is to understand.”

Nicholas Patrick Colbert

“The further I ventured into Chinese history and culture through firsthand experience; I not only began to understand the East, but also realized how much I didn't see in the West.”

Casey Lorelle Walker

“This trip has had a huge impact on the way I view my future role as a teacher and helped me to see the importance of multicultural literacy.”