Core Principles


the continual refinement of the senses, especially sight, as the means to enliven experience.


a blurring of the arts, humanities, and sciences that creates the opportunity to become open to the unknown and a willingness to embrace ambiguity, paradox, and uncertainty.

Art and Science

whole-brain thinking including the development of the balance between science and art, logic and imagination.



an insatiably curious approach to life and an unrelenting quest for continuous learning.


a recognition of and appreciation for the interconnectedness of all things and associated phenomena.


a commitment to test knowledge through experience, persistence, and willingness to learn from mistakes.


balancing the body and mind through the cultivation of grace, ambidexterity, fitness, and poise.