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TD Culture Lab – The Artist Statement: Writing About Your Work

Sponsored by TD Bank Group and presented by Mississauga Arts CouncilTD Culture Lab is a series of professional development webinars designed specifically for the creative sector in Mississauga.

Join MAC as we explore how to write an engaging Artist Statement with Colleen Snell, Artistic Director of Frog in Hand. Artist Statements aren’t just for visual artists, every creative needs to be able to write (and talk) about their work in a way that engages with audiences, funders, and more.

Webinar Details:

  • When: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Where: Virtual Zoom Webinar (Register to receive the meeting link)

About this Webinar:

Your Artist Statement: What it is? Why do you need one? When do you use it? Artist Statements are a key piece of how you share your art with grantors, colleagues, audiences, and more. Whether you are describing your new project, or summing up your artistic drive, it is vital to be able to write about you and your art in a way that resonates with the reader.Join Colleen Snell as she shares her editing checklist and shares examples of working through the artist statement writing process.

About the Presenter:

Colleen Snell devises and performs collaborative, multidisciplinary, site-specific work. Her creative projects have taken place in parks, theatres, a water fountain, a factory, a conservation area, a sawmill, and in the digital realm (dance films and an original radio play). Colleen’s choreographic tendencies lean toward large-scale ensemble work and stories inspired by science fiction. She is an avid writer, arts advocate and Artistic Director at Frog in Hand.