The 6th Annual Blue Flower Arts Winter Writers’ Conference features renowned faculty in poetry, fiction, and memoir in a tranquil and stimulating oasis removed from life’s daily routines and pressures. Join Benjamin Percy (Fiction), Nick Flynn (Memoir), and Carolyn Forche (Poetry), for exciting and enlightening week-long workshops in the Florida sun. This year we welcome Jeffrey Shotts, executive editor at Graywolf Press, who will lead a panel on editing and be available for individual manuscript consultations. Register today!
Next Application deadline: January 18, 2014
Atlantic Center for the Arts is proud to present its 33rd year of artists-in-residence programs, featuring performers, composers, visual artists, writers, and a collaborative partnership. Working with these Master Artists-in-Residence over the year will be approximately 100 Associate Artists, who meet regularly with the Master Artist and their group in meetings, workshops, and casual conversations. Associates are free to spend the remainder of their time pursuing their own projects or interacting/collaborating with artists from different disciplines.
ACA Downtown, Arts on Douglas
123 Douglas Street. New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (386) 428-1133
Gallery Hours: Tue - Fri 10 AM - 5 PM, Sat 11 AM - 3 PM
A premier year-end group exhibition and holiday sale featuring original small-scale works of art sized 10” x 10” or smaller. Learn more: http://ow.ly/Fiarw
Two former Master Artists from Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach have been named 2014 MacArthur Fellows, an award recognizing 21 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for significant contributions in the future. Rick Lowe (ACA 2011) is a public artist who reinvented community revitalization as an art form by transforming a long-neglected neighborhood in Houston into a visionary amalgam of arts venue, community support center, and historic preservation initiative.