Like it or not, an artist statement is a selling tool – but, it doesn’t have to be a formal dry document that’s painful to write. Explore how your artist statement can start to scratch the surface of your deepest values as a person and an artist.


  • Techniques to access your voice in writing about the work you do
  • Be led through prompts that will deepen the way you speak about your work and yourself
  • Practice writing artistic marketing materials with less anxiety and judgment
  • Leave with the start of a powerful artist statement

About the Facilitator:
Fiona Raye Clarke is an award-winning Trinidadian-Canadian writer and community-engaged artist. Her writing has appeared online and in print in Broken Pencil Magazine, The Puritan Town Crier, and Room Magazine blog. She is an alumnus of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Mentor-in-Residence with Neighbourhood Arts Network, and a certified Amherst Writers & Artists Method facilitator.

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