Poetry/Visual Poetry workshops with Karen Lee Lewis, teaching artist and poet


Poetry/Visual Poetry workshops with Karen Lee Lewis, teaching artist and published poet

Members $14/Nonmembers $16 (per session)

First Saturdays, Feb 1, March 1, April 5, and May 3. 10am to 12pm

(Photo: Ghost Music by Karen Lee Lewis) Back by popular demand, Extended Play is designed to stimulate and refresh your writing spirit! Join us as we create community through powerful poetry writing exercises that connect best practices with active imagination in an integrated art setting

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.” Carl Jung

Previous participants report that:

“Karen's methodology OPENS,OPENS, OPENS and then OPENS SOME MORE.”

“With her, so much seems possible. I found myself drawing, collaging and writing poems AFTER, as well as during her classes... Karen creates a calm, yet exciting environment in which all her students feel seen, heard, and safe.”

"I very much liked the design of the classes. I felt like I was playing and always looked forward to class. (She has) a gift for communicating that and very effective techniques."

“It is difficult to avoid being inspired in her classes.”

Karen Lee Lewis is a poet, photographer, Teaching Artist and Teacher Consultant for the Western New York Writing Project. Her work has been widely published. She teaches creative writing workshops for children and adults throughout Western New York. She has been involved in arts education for over a decade and recently participated in the first national workshop for Teaching Artists at the J.F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Her full-length poetry collection is entitled “What I Would Not Unravel”. Her new chapbook “Solitude” is based on a Charles Burchfield painting of the same name. It is a ten-part poem that is paired with her original photographs.

To learn more about her work please visit www.karenleelewis.com

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