Growing and Supporting Teacher Leadership - Spring 2012
“…teacher leadership is not for a few; it is for all.” Fullani
Guest Editors: Carrie Usui Johnson, Natalie Irons, Jon Kovach
Cover Art: LA-born artist/curator/educator Devon Tsuno works primarily with spray paint and acrylic. His recent series of abstract paintings on handmade Japanese papers, titled Insurgent Horticulture, focuses on the non-native vegetative species present in the Southern California ecosystem. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently at Gallery Roppongi 605 in Tokyo. Tsuno holds a BFA from Cal State Long Beach and a MFA from Claremont Graduate University. Tsuno teaches art courses at CSULB, the University of La Verne, the CSSSA at Cal Arts, and Idyllwild Arts. He also works at Cypress College as an art professor and formerly the gallery director/curator. Since 2003, Tsuno has served as the founder/director of Concrete Walls, an artist run curatorial project with numerous collaborative exhibitions focused on building community in the greater Los Angeles area. www.devontsuno.com
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