Learning by head, heart and hand was the radical thought proposed in the moving writings of swiss reformer J.H. Pestalozzi in the 17th century. At Walnut Hill School for the
Author: Nicola Conraths
Nicola Conraths has been working in independent art schools for 15 years, serving as Director of Artistic Studies at Walnut Hill School for the Arts and as director of Comparative Arts at the Interlochen Arts Academy. In her current role as art advisor to the head of school, she collaborates with New England Conservatory Prep School, Boston Ballet, the LA Phil, and SMOC/Headstart schools. An author, speaker, and movement teacher, Nicola merges her many interests into projects that connect unlikely topics, people, and places. She was awarded the College Board of America’s award for Excellence and innovation in the Arts in 2015 for her collaborative project, Heart & Art. She lives in Detroit.