What’s your story?
My story has two covers like a book. On one side of the coin, I’ve been a professor at a college, a former art gallery owner, I've sat on an arts board in Kansas City where I live. My family has been in the region for generations, and we are proud of our legacy of farming though it ended three generations ago-- proud of our distant but family ties to the famed Thomas Hart Benton--famous in our region anyway. I’m also an artist, a painter, and not least
LeAnne Litka's new book series for children transitioning to phonemic awareness emerged from her personal journey as an artist and a teacher. They are not your typical ABC books, they are an experience with sound and the love of language. “I had a son who didn’t learn to read with traditional methods,” Litka says. As I watched him struggle, I questioned, “How come this smart kid cannot read?” After a lifetime of walking alongside him with research, therapy, trial and error, h
What’s Your Story Morning Glory? Get to know Dr. Alice Hixson, Director of our Marketing Team One day in April I sat at the kitchen table under a painting of a flying ketchup bottle and listened to my daughter/artist/founder/CEO of New Thing Art Studio talk about publishing books, and not just her books, or my books, or our family's books-- but a lot of people's books! Until now, I've been named only as the Director of Opportunities at New Thing Art Studio. It means I mostly