Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Betsy Scotto-Lavino is the Director of Education and Research for The Artistic Fuel Foundation. She is also a Ph.D. student, wife, mother of three, and a nature lover. If you can't find me, I'm probably in the woods.

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Vice President of the United States: First Ladies Approve

Today, we celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris.  The world…

Moon Energy and Intentionality: Connecting the Metaphysical to Fashion

“A full moon is a time to let things go,” explained Shannah Warwick, creator of…

Children’s Stories: Helpful Guidance Through Tough Times

It’s almost over.  2020 is almost done.  As we take stock of (or understandably block…

Gut Punch Beautiful: The Physical Power of Creative Expression

            Barb Rossi Designs puts out products that are “gag worthy” according to Barb’s friends. …

Happy Accident: The Invention of Fudge Came From a Caramel Surprise

Fudge was a happy accident.  On Valentine’s Day in 1886, a batch of caramel re-crystallized,…

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Stories We Tell: How Imagination Reveals Reality

An Interview with Dr. Patricia Leavy Art is often thought of as something separate. We…

Participatory Action Research: Experts of Our Experiences

We associate the word “research” with a variety of ideas. Some people think of research…

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Thanksgiving Movies aren’t Always About Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving movies” have arguably the trickiest of all the U.S. holiday plot lines to master…

P.S. 314: Collective Love for Humanity

“I had some concerns when I first took over,” Leslie Fields-Cruz acknowledged. As executive director…

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Symbolism: The Tie that Binds or Breaks

When my son was a baby, he slept with a stuffed animal. It was a…