Artist Barry Goldberg’s essay, Seeing Meaning, in which he narrates his personal experiences working with young children, exposes the limitations of words and suggests the possibility of a responsiveness from adults that serves to open and sustain creative thinking.

Author Biography

Barry Goldberg began teaching in the innovative art and movement program known as Red,Yellow, Blue and Glue at the 92nd Street Y after graduating with a BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art in 1981. His 30-year career as a teacher of children ages three and four at the 92Y Nursery School is complemented by his work as a sculptor, in which he uses a wide array of materials. In addition to being awarded a Pollack-Krasner Foundation grant in 1987 and 1989, he has been a frequent presenter at the Y Wonderplay Conference.



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