January 18th Writing Workshop Features Institute Graduate, Art Opening Wows Crowds
Riding Your Story with Donna Otter comes to the Expressive Arts Institute Saturday January 18th 1:30-3:30
Anyone who has ever known Donna, knows she has a story to tell, and she knows how to tell it artfully. Donna, a perpetual journal author with a wonderful aesthetic, has been in Oregon for several years, but during her extended visit, she has agreed to offer her popular “Riding the Story” workshop. Donna explains the workshop with a quote from writer and creativity champion Lynda J. Barry:
“The best way to write is to let the image pull you. You should be water-skiing behind it, not dragging it like a barge. Writing should take you for a ride.”
We will explore a variety of ways to keep the words flowing… more
Swift Look Back Art Opening Wows Crowd
The Martha Pace Swift Gallery, which occupies the public space of the institute’s building, funded by a generous contribution of arts patron Stephanie Swift, has reached a significant milestone: 5 years. And we have recalled all of our solo show of artists for another exciting run, in our first ever group show of professional artists. The results speak for themselves: A wonderful crowd.
Read More about the show here
Jan 18th 1:30pm-3:30pm- Riding Your Story With Donna Otter- Click Here for more details
Feb 7th 5pm-8pm- Ongoing Swift Look Back show – AND – Open Studio with Random Valentines- Make one, get one in the mail.