Anna Nuttall

Anna Nuttall wears many hats around Portsmouth, but her work always circles back to the kids who keep her on her toes as an art teacher at Portsmouth Middle School. We asked her to tell us more about what she’s teaching and learning from them, and about the role of creativity in everyday life.

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Russ Grazier

One of the factors that draw many of us to Portsmouth and the Seacoast region is the access to a robust art and music scene afforded by the intimacy of small city. While enjoying the many local cultural offerings, it’s easy to forget the incredible amount of both passion and labor required to cultivate and support an active arts community. 

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Jamie Forbes

Talking about money makes most of us uncomfortable.  It’s a topic that’s difficult for many, and most individuals or institutions that are looking to invest in a building project are tremendously nervous.  The design process, which is often characterized as pure creative expression, can also be looked at as a careful plan for how to best spend the money available to achieve the desired goals.  Like our use of water, energy or any other natural resource, money should be conserved and put to use efficiently.  Understanding how we can best use resources to create positive results is a big part of our work. 

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