Writing and Reading

Sat Jul 21, 10AM - 4PM

Art Inspired by Nature with Jayne Crimmins

Crimmins shares her love of nature and her language of visual art.

This hands-on workshop will focus on the order of beauty in nature. Participants will learn about the three types of symmetry: radial, bilateral and spherical. Referencing organic forms – plants, marine organisms, etc. we will be inspired by, identify and find examples of symmetrical forms.

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4 Thursdays Jul 19, 26 Aug 2, & 9, 5 - 7PM

Poems and the End of the World with Caylin Capra-Thomas

Explore how poetry can navigate change, uncertainty, and existential threats.

In this class, we will explore how poetry can be used to navigate change, generational shifts, modernity, and threats to humanity, real or imagined, from climate change to nuclear war. We will read poems that address these anxieties, and we will write poems that respond to them or embody our own.

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Sun Jul 1, 10AM - 1PM

Visual Storytelling with Sabrina Marques

Marques leads participants through a four-stage psychoanalytic exercise based on Jung’s theory of active imagination. Tap into your imagination as Marques walks you through rendering your ideas into visual art.

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Mon - Wed Jun 25 - 27, 4 - 6PM

Protected: Writing about Art with Lucy McKeon

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Mon & Tue Mar 26 & 27, 1 -4PM

Humor in Fiction with Parini Shroff

Serious topics need a counterweight. Learn to balance both in your writing.

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4 Mondays, Feb 19, 26 Mar 5 & 12, 5 - 6:30PM

Writing from Personal Experience with Leigh Gallagher

Brainstorm, craft, revise and share your short prose with a visiting author.

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Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, 10AM - 12PM

Mimosas and Prose with Rosalind Brackenbury

Intensive memoir and fiction sessions tempered by morning mimosas.

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Feb 1 - 4 Thu - Sun, 10AM - 2PM Daily

Portrait Painting: Multi-Disciplinary Workshop for Painters, Witers and Photographers

This is a multi-disciplinary workshop for painters, writers and photographers. Though we will have a studio available for those wishing to use it, the all inclusive nature of the workshop encourages an all island, studio without walls approach.

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Tue Jan 9 & 23, 1 - 4:30PM

The Third “I”: Point of view, Time, Persona and Voice in Memoir with Janice Gary

Work through your memories while unlocking the story of you.

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Sat & Sun Dec 16 - 17, 10AM - 12PM

Elements of Poetry with Rosalind Brackenbury

Rosalind Brackenbury demystifies the poem as she leads students through the basic elements needed to write a successful piece.

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The Studios of Key West