‘Jack of all Trades, Master of None’, the phrase that ignited a career.
It was early in my art teaching career. I was enjoying a local art/craft show on the weekend. I wandered into an artist’s booth, a ceramic artist if I remember correctly. We struck up a conversation and I learned she had also been an art teacher who had retired early. I forget how the conversation developed, but at one point she asked me if I had ever heard the phrase about art teachers. I suppose I looked confused. She went on to tell me that art teachers are commonly s