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Re: “Southwest University of Visual Arts Galleries

HORRID place to work. The turnover rate there for staff is really high. Sharon Woods' own family members couldn't stand working with her. By far the worst job and the worst boss I have ever had. Students graduate with astronomical student loans from SUVA and many end up working jobs that pay 11 dollars an hour in fields unrelated to their majors. Avoid.

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Posted by Tucsonlady on 01/02/2018 at 7:28 PM

Re: “Southwest University of Visual Arts Galleries

I attended this school when it was the Tucson Art Center. Marvin Woods is by far one of the nicest people and thorough teachers Ive ever had. I respect him immensely. Sharmon Woods, however is a witch on wheels and made my life hell for 2 years. But even though she demanded, (screaming in my face), to leave her school, I would not!!! I stayed on, achieved my degree with a 4.0 GPA and even made Alpha Beta Cappa. Most of the teachers, when I was there, were very helpful, knowledgeable and really pushed me to become a better and more imaginative artist. The real world was a better teacher but they did their best under poor management, in my opinion. I am a respected artist in the Tucson community now. I only earn around 50k a year but I love my work and my place of employment so thats something. Im grateful for the education I received at the Tucson Art Center.

Posted by Dee Dee Reeb on 01/11/2018 at 7:14 PM

Re: “Southwest University of Visual Arts Galleries

Sharmon Woods is a bully and an abusive human being. I personally watched her belittle her adopted daughter's birth defects caused by an addict birth mother and her husband's learning disability. You can imagine how she treats her employees if she speaks to and about her family like that in front of everyone. I worked there for over a decade and in that time I saw it all from her, including a moment when she compared herself to Jesus. The scary part is she believes she is doing good. She believes that belittling people helps them learn and "get it." She passes herself off as knowing so much but most president's of universities have PhDs. This woman has a bachelor's in psychology and claims to know so much because of what? Certainly it is not the books she "reads"only to twist key concepts in them to her advantage. She created psuedosciences that bring people who desperately seek approval to the level of almost cult like blind devotion. All in the name of "getting IT" whatever "IT" is that week. Everyone, including students, who have had an interaction with her are scarred from those meetings. Just look at the countless lawsuits they have had against them and they have pending now. Students beware. All yourself if the owners of the school are willing to treat employees as I have described, how will you be treated?

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Posted by Formeremployee on 01/10/2018 at 5:25 AM

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