Tag: BIG ART BOOK
Every month, we profile a different Scarborough Arts member. If you’re a member and would like to be profiled, send an email to news AT scarborougharts DOT com for more information.
Patrick Connors’ chapbook, Scarborough Songs, was released by Lyrical Myrical Press last year. He was also recently published in Belgium, India, and Timmins. He was the literary juror of Big Art Book 2013, a digital project of Scarborough Arts. He also recently performed at the Austin International Poetry Festival, our very own Bridging Arts Festival, Blue Coffee Reading Series, and, for the third time, at The Art Bar Poetry Series. He is a manager for the Toronto chapter of 100,000 Poets for Change.
How long have you been a member of Scarborough Arts?
I have been around Scarborough Arts and related organizations, such as Scarborough Writers Group, for about 19 years. I have had the honour and joy of performing at … Read More »
The BIG ART BOOK is:
A fresh assortment of creativity; an invitation to make new connections; an opportunity to embrace new media and build upon traditional forms of artistic expression in Scarborough.
This year’s third book was inspired by the theme BACK TO BASICS. What inspired you to become an artist? What is at the foundation of your practice? What got (or gets) you started? Artists and writers were invited to interpret these questions in any way they liked.
VISUAL ART: Erin Peck is Exhibitions & Outreach Coordinator at the Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough. In this role, she facilitates contemporary art exhibitions and publications; works alongside local, national and international artists and curators; and develops arts education programs for a diverse slate of audiences. She previously held positions at the Ontario Association of Art Galleries and Gallery TPW.
LITERARY: David Bester is … Read More »
A fresh assortment of creativity. An invitation to make new connections. An opportunity to embrace new media and build upon traditional forms of artistic expression in Scarborough.
The BIG ART BOOK is
a digital anthology of writing and visual arts in Scarborough
…and the 2014 call for submissions is now open!
2014 Theme: BACK TO BASICS
What inspired you to become an artist?
What is at the foundation of your practice?
What got (or gets) you started?
We leave the unique interpretation of this challenge up to you. There is no wrong answer.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Read the guidelines and download the submission form here.