Interview questions you want to ask teachers and artists/performers
11 interview questions you want to ask teachers and artists/performers
Questions to learn more about your visual model for the arts, topics and networks in the field, and your passion for the arts.
- What is your source of inspiration? And what is the first thing you do to get this inspiration?
-What training did you have and what path did you follow to do what you do?
- Does your artistic work attempt to reflect diversity such as gender, culture, race, or religion? As an artist, what are your thoughts on diversity?
- Please tell us about your working style. Do you prefer to work alone? Or do you often interact with other artists and organizations? Do you have your own unique work style?
- In what ways do you think the medium you chose can sufficiently express your artistic world?
- What would you do if students tried to use creative materials other than the medium you suggested?
- Please describe what you consider to be an obstacle to your work. These obstacles may include factors such as prejudice against women, barriers to engagement, and lack of support from the fund. What are your obstacles?
- What is the balance between your art business and art making?
- How do you deal with students who are bored or lack interest?
- Do you think your teaching influences your studio work?
- Maxine Greene said, “Part of teaching is helping people create themselves.” How do you support students to be self-directed and creative?
Myungja Anna Koh