Arts Awareness explores how to apply the tools of arts professionals - imagination, practice, focus, point of view, expression, and more - to all areas of the arts and daily life. This book is for educators who want to succeed and help their students thrive. It is for administrators and leaders at all levels who would consider using the basic principles of artistic expression as a foundation for guiding themselves and others. It is for parents, arts advocacy groups, and lobbyists. It is for artists who want to reconnect with the love of what they do. And it is for those in organizations who face the difficult task of decision-making in a rapidly changing world. Ultimately, this book will help foster a stronger position for the value of arts in 21st century education.