Portraits of Poets at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Title: Portraits of Poets at the Art Gallery of Ontario

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Description: This class will explore the portrait genre by working from live observation of a different poet each week. Each class will begin with a poet reciting and circulating a poem, followed by instruction in various painting and drawing techniques. Participating poets include bill bissett, Myna Wallin, George Elliott Clarke, Adam Sol, Dionne Brand, Rudyard Fearon, Ayesha Chatterjee, Sachiko Murakami, and Olive Senior.A selection of student work from this class will be included in an exhibition in the AGO’s Community Gallery during National Poetry Month, April 2014.

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Date: February 3, 2014

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