We become painters through a soul experience of the world of colour, through learning to live with the colours, feeling what each individual colour tries to convey.
– Rudolf Steiner, The Arts and Their Mission, GA 276
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Originally from Chicago, USA, Martin Schmandt worked as a class teacher in two Waldorf schools in the USA and UK for over 20 years. In the recent decade, he has also started mentoring Waldorf teachers in various countries. In addition to teaching, he is passionate and experienced about working with teachers and adults in art.
He joined IWS in 2022 as Education Coordinator, a role in which he supports and coordinates the development of pedagogical excellence throughout the entire school.