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Creatures Wild and Wooly Ekphrastic Workshop: a collaboration with Florida Craft Art
LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Florida Craft Art
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Though storytelling is often a verbal or written presentation, stories surround us in every detail of our lives. Our imaginations soar when we see a whimsical piece, childhood memories are triggered by certain colors and shapes, textures remind us of another time in our lives.

This exciting juried exhibition of original artwork by more than 35 artists showcases work based on creatures-wild, exotic, domesticated, imaginary and mythical. This exhibition is dedicated to the late sculptor Paul Eppling who created amazing wild creatures.

Participants will write a one page ekphrastic story or poem inspired by Florida Craft Arts' exhibition, Creatures Wild and Wooly. THIS CLASS WILL MEET AT FLORIDA CRAFT ART to view the 74 pieces on display.

You will pick the piece that most inspires you (no two writers will write about the same piece) and after viewing the work we will go to a classroom above the gallery to flesh out our thoughts/writing. Participants will then perform their work at the closing reception for Creatures Wild and Wooly on Saturday, August 5 (5:30pm) at Florida Craft Art.

*This class is limited to twelve participants.
For more info about the exhibit: http://www.floridacraftart.org/

About the Instructor:
Maureen McDole was born in St. Petersburg. She is a direct descendant of carnies, carpenters and fishermen. This do-it-yourself ethos in her DNA infuses every area of her life. As far back as she can remember she loved to write. Her first book of poems, Exploring My Options, came out in 2006. This was the first title from Summerfolk Press, which she founded with Gabriel Garling. In December 2008, Maureen graduated from USF-St. Petersburg with a BA in English Literature. Her second poetry book, Longing for the Deep End, was released in December 2011. Maureen is currently working on her third collection of poems. In 2013 she graduated from the National Speakers Associations Speakers Academy. She is the recipient of St. Petersburg Art Alliances 2016 MUSE Award for Literary Arts. Maureen has been leading workshops and speaking about creativity for over 15 years. She founded Keep St. Pete Lit because she believes wholeheartedly in the power of literature to change the world.

Saturday, July 15 (1:00-3:00pm)
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LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Florida Craft Art (View)
501 Central Ave.
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
United States

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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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