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Functional … art: Former NAU prof’s new book explores how the use of art can improve everyday life

The concept of applying the artistic process to other facets of life—such as business and personal fulfillment—is nothing new. But often this notion is applied in lofty, general terms and boiled down to some buzzy phrases. However, anyone who has put deep time and commitment to an artistic work will know that its benefits defy idioms and slogans.

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Author Spotlight: Channeling Your Creative Consciousness with Dr. Patricia Hoy

As a writer, what can you learn from other arts discplines? What can you learn from the arts as a whole? In this interview, Dr. Patricia Hoy shares her insights as a conductor, arts administrator, teacher, woodwind doublist, blogger and, now, author of the wonderful book Arts Awareness, just released by GIA Publications.

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CBS Local Phoenix: Phoenix Arts Expert Helps Leaders Become More Creative

Many companies simply can’t afford to have an expert on everything working for them full-time, and that’s when they bring in outside experts or speakers. If you’re passionate about something and can work towards being the best at what you do, a career as an activist, writer or speaker for your area of expertise could be very fulfilling. Dr. Patricia Hoy talks about her career as an expert in the arts.

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Arts and 21st Century Learning Interviews

Power of Learning in the Arts

At a time when the world has shifted dramatically and people everywhere are looking for new ways to reach out, interact, and share their inner spirit with the world, the creative concepts of Arts Awareness provide a foundation for learning that can transform your life.