Struggling to translate your creative practice into words? Avoiding the process of
writing and editing your artist statement, whether for your own materials or an upcoming
application? Face your fears at this upcoming workshop, which helps artists explore how to
clearly communicate who they are as creative individuals, and the kind of work they produce, to
a broad range of audiences.
Artists will learn the components of creating effective personal narratives, tangible tips for
keeping their statements updated on a regular basis, modifying statements for different
platforms and more. The instructor will provide personalized feedback and organize breakout
groups for peer-to-peer feedback.
Learnings from this workshop can apply to improving applications for grants, fellowships, and
residencies; websites; press releases; marketing materials and more. Artists should bring a
copy of their most recent artist statement for review and 2-4 images of their own artworks for