Writing Workshop for Artists

September 12, 2017


Artists often need to produce a statement about their work for a show, for their website, or when applying for a grant. This workshop explores how you can go beyond the obscurity of “artspeak” to present an open, honest statement of your current work, or the work you intend to do in the future.TIME: October 21st, 2017, The workshop is 2-3:30 pm. From 3:30-4:00 pm there will be a tour of Jin-me Yoon’s solo show at the Nanaimo Art Gallery, guided by Yvonne Vander Kooi (Art Education Coordinator)
PLACE: Art Lab, Nanaimo Art Gallery, 150 Commercial Street
FEE: $25 (members of the NAG) $27 (non-members)
TO REGISTER: artlab@nanaimogallery.ca
WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS: writing material and a small piece of your artwork
FACILITATOR:  Naomi Beth Wakan is a personal essayist, the Inaugural Poet Laureate of Nanaimo and the Inaugural Honorary Ambassador for the Federation of BC Writers.  She has written over fifty books including “On the Arts,” a series of essays on various aspects of creativity based on pieces written for the American Art magazine, Still Point Arts Quarterly.
Naomi Beth Wakan
3085 Mander Rd
Gabriola, BC,  V0R 1X7

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