Visual Art and Adventure with Adam Ames


Episode 225: On the podcast today, meet Adam Ames, a visual artist who shares his experience attending a workshop at High 5 and how it transformed his approach to art and teaching. He discusses his initial skepticism, moments of reflection and realization, and the impact of experiential education on his life. The conversation also touches on creating a sculpture representing the group and the philosophy of adventure and experiential education. Overall, the conversation highlights the importance of embracing new experiences, the value of reflection, and the power of teamwork.


Episode Takeaways:

  • Experiential education can have a profound impact on one’s approach to art, teaching, and life in general.
  • Reflection and moments of realization are key components of the experiential education process.
  • The creation of a sculpture that represents a group can be a powerful way to convey the philosophy of adventure and experiential education.
  • Embracing new experiences and being open to different perspectives can lead to personal growth and transformation.
  • Teamwork and collaboration are essential in both art and experiential education.

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