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Creating a career with art

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His message is simple and constant.

Everyone can be creative and artistic.

Bill Buchner, a commercial graphics illustrator, volunteered to teach art to Hillside Elementary School sixth-graders and they were ready to take the journey.


The Cottage Grove resident is getting a chance to do what he thought of doing when he began his graphics career as a young man. Buchner once wanted to be a teacher.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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