Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Presentation by Janet Goldner - New York based artist and Senior Fulbright Specialist

Dear Writers, poets, Journalists and friends in creativity and arts
Girl child creativity and First Floor Gallery Harare cordially invites you to  a motivational seminar with Janet Goldner.

A guru in Visual arts, writing, arts teaching, cultural diplomacy and research.
This is a very big opportunity to be inspired and get motivated to do more work in your creative life. This is your chance to get knowledge from this arts guru whose practical resume covers 15 pages. Her entire life in shrouded in arts fellowships, artists in residence programs, arts fellowships, writing and other.  Janet is in Zimbabwe through the US embassy Full bright program and she have been running visual arts workshop in partnership with First Floor Gallery.

Bio summary-Over 30 years as an active artist, Janet has shown her work in over 20 solo exhibitions, and nearly 100 group exhibitions throughout the US, as well as in Lithuania, Germany, Italy, Bosnia, Australia, New Zealand and Mali.

Highlights include The Global Africa Project at the Museum of Arts and Design (2010-11) and Women Facing AIDS at the New Museum (1989) as well as Have We Met?, a major installation at Colgate University ( 2007). My wall installation, Negelan is in the permanent collection of the American Embassy in Mali. Permanent public sculptures include Most of Us Are immigrants at the Islip Museum on Long island and Granary in the city of Segou, Mali in collaboration with Segou artists.

She is the recipient of numerous awards, grants, and artist residencies, including a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to Mali in 1994-5 and a grant from the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid. She is currently a Fulbright Senior Specialist.

An artist-scholar, she has curated exhibitions, published articles and catalogs, and lectured at conferences, universities, and community venues. Recently published is her chapter in Contemporary African Fashion published by Indiana University Press and an essay published in Poetics of Cloth, the catalog for the exhibition of the same name shown at NYU.

She received a BA from Antioch College and an MA from NYU. She took taken Arlen Raven's writing workshop, participated in Forum '85, the UN Women's Conference in Kenya and interned with Nancy Graves.

Date of the Workshop-8th of November 2012
Venue – First Floor Gallery- George Silundika road opposite Wimpy in George Silundika
RSVP- Mbizo Chirasha, girlchildcreativity@gmail. com
Facebook, girlchildcreativity
Inbox Marcus Gora- Face book,+263 772773574
Call+ 263 734 332 309
Time – 530- 730pm

1 comment:

  1. You can certainly see your enthusiasm within the paintings you write. The arena hopes for more passionate writers like you who aren’t afraid to mention how they believe. Always follow your heart.

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