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NEW! Portraits of Poets

Monday, January 6 – Monday, March 3, 7pm – 10pm (8 weeks)
Members: $375| Public $440
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This class will explore the portrait genre by working  from live observation of  a different poet each week. Each class will begin with a poet reciting and circulating a poem, followed by instruction in various painting and drawing techniques. Participating poets include bill bissett, Myna Wallin, George Elliott Clarke, Adam Sol, Dionne Brand, Rudyard Fearon, Ayesha Chatterjee, Sachiko Murakami, and Olive Senior.A selection of student work from this class will be included in an exhibition in the AGO's Community Gallery during National Poetry Month, April 2014.

Presented in collaboration with the Poet Laureate of Toronto, George Elliott Clarke, and the League of Canadian Poets. 

Students are responsible for the purchase of their own materials, a list will be provided on the first day of class.

 

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