State of Play is the title of a thriller/drama movie (2009), a British TV series (2003), and the title of a video game design company (2008), but it is also a phrase that is commonly used to connote the way in which something is happening or developing. Within the larger geopolitical world, within this journal, and within the field of art education and its affiliates, I feel our current state of play would be entitled Transitions. In a society where many people are comforted by routines or consistency in their personal and professional lives, I often find that the only consistency is that of change or transition. Some of those transitions are wonderful or beneficial (e.g., promotions, loving relationships, and improved health), and some of those transitions are unwarranted or unwanted (e.g., downsizing, breakups, and illness). Whether individuals want transitions in their lives or not, they know or at...

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