Art Said features conversations through the perspective of the arts in education. Featuring educators and artists - Shawna Longo and Edric Debos.


February 21, 2024 19 mins

In this episode, we take a deeper dive into the purpose of consistent communication through arts advocacy efforts. We talk about what’s at stake and who it’s for.  We also discuss tools and resources for celebrating Youth Art Month and Music in Our Schools Month in March.

Arts Ed NJ - 

Arts Ed Now - 

Mark as Played

In this episode, we chat with Wendy Liscow, the Executive Director of ArtsEd NJ. Our conversations centered around consistent advocacy, recognizing arts education as a social justice, and offering up opportunities to others for arts advocacy.  Learn more at or through their advocacy arm at

Mark as Played

In this episode, we discuss what it means to collaborate and its importance in creating meaningful experiences.  We also give tips for ways to effectively use technology to foster collaboration because we never have enough time!

Mark as Played
January 10, 2024 18 mins

In this episode, we discuss the difference between information and application - what vs. why. Through that we talk about different approaches in education that attempt to remedy that division.

Mark as Played

Brian Hardgroove is perhaps best known as the musical director, bass player of the live band for the rap group Public Enemy. He has worked with a wide variety of musicians and artists, hosted a radio show interviewing other well known musicians and is also a teacher. This conversation focuses on his tenure teaching music production at the Sante Fe University of Art & Design.

Mark as Played

In this episode, we dig into themes that came out of our conversation with Cindy Ingram.  What is social emotional learning? How does intentionality impact instruction and connection within the classroom? What does SEL mean for teachers?

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Cindy Ingram of “Art Class Curator” about her newly published book, “Art is About Being Whole: A Memoir.”  We explore themes found throughout her book that transcend all art forms, while discussing the power behind the current of healing that goes along with connection and creating.  How do we, as educators, nurture meaningful connections for creating, performing or experiencing works of art (visual ar...

Mark as Played
November 15, 2023 16 mins

In this episode, we lean into the notion of shelves to discuss how to manage your shelves. If your goal is to create more impactful educational experiences in and through the arts, then you’re going to need to utilize local sourcing to clean out and restock your shelves.

Mark as Played

The arts play a vital role in educating our students.  In this episode, Shawna sits down with Dr. Matthew Murphy to talk about the arts in education as well as how we define and utilize creativity within our schools.

Mark as Played
October 18, 2023 19 mins

You can’t be afraid to have difficult and honest conversations when determining your intentionality and setting goals within your school/district. This episode discusses the differences between individual and institutional goals and how they impact the role of the arts in education.

Mark as Played
October 4, 2023 16 mins

In order to collaborate with other educators, you need to find a common language so that when you are sharing ideas, they have a place to put them.  This is where arts concepts and the idea of building arts shelves comes in!

To access Arts Concepts posters go to: 

Mark as Played
September 20, 2023 16 mins

Collaboration doesn’t necessarily come naturally.  Every teacher is different - they come with a different perspective, passion, and purpose to why they are a teacher and how they approach their classroom. In this episode, we discuss different ways to build trust and collaboration within your school.

Mark as Played
September 6, 2023 14 mins

In this episode we hope to answer the question - Why this podcast? Shawna Longo & Edric Debos will give you a glimpse into their educational philosophies and experiences that lead them to this point where they decided to share their thoughts, as well as those of others, about the arts in education.

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Forty six years ago, on a warm summer night in Melbourne, Susan Bartlett and Suzanne Armstrong were stabbed to death in their home in Easey Street, Collingwood. Suzanne's 16 month-old son was asleep in the cot at this time. The double homicide remains one of the most confronting cold cases.

    Math & Magic: Stories from the Frontiers of Marketing with Bob Pittman

    How do the smartest marketers and business entrepreneurs cut through the noise? And how do they manage to do it again and again? It's a combination of math—the strategy and analytics—and magic, the creative spark. Join iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman as he analyzes the Math and Magic of marketing—sitting down with today's most gifted disruptors and compelling storytellers.

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    BG2Pod with Brad Gerstner and Bill Gurley

    Open Source bi-weekly conversation with Brad Gerstner (@altcap) & Bill Gurley (@bgurley) on all things tech, markets, investing & capitalism

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.