Age Restricted 18+

Ekphrastic Writing Workshop

Sat 27 Jul - Sat 23 Nov
Ekphrastic Writing Workshop

Ekphrastic Writing Workshop

What is Ekphrasis?

Ekphrastic poetry has come to be defined as poems written about works of art; however, in ancient Greece, the term ekphrasis was applied to the skill of describing a thing with vivid detail. 

We’re going to expand the concept further to encompass any writing inspired by an artwork. Consider it fan fiction for your fave artist. 

Sat 27 Jul - Sat 23 Nov
The Studio - HOTA Gallery
Age Restricted 18+
1 hr and 30 mins
All tickets $20
Sat 27 July - 2:00pm
Sat 24 August - 2:00pm
Sat 28 September - 2:00pm
Sat 26 October - 2:00pm
Sat 23 November - 2:00pm

#Facilitator Bio 

Christine Betts

Christine Betts writes novels about women, love, and art, award-winning short stories about sisters and Bali, and blogs about creativity and the inner life. A firm believer that creatives will save humanity, Christine writes daily and passionately encourages everyone around her to join in.

Christine trained in education and the arts and has worked as a giftware designer, artist, restorer, brand manager and art seller. She is an active member of the Gold Coast Writers’ Association and facilitates their popular critique group and is a regular ‘In Conversation’ host for Richmond-Tweed Libraries’ author events. She lives on Bundjalung country with her family and two spoiled cats.

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