Join award-winning poet, Scott-Patrick Mitchell (SPM) in this workshop as part of Southern Forest Art’s 2021 Vis-Ability exhibition in Northcliffe. This workshop is open to everybody of any skillset. Participants will be led through a number of poetry writing exercises that will challenge them to see art – and the world – in new ways. Create new original poems in a fun, creative and incredibly supportive learning environment.
Time: 10am – 1pm
Date: Sunday 3rd October
Venue: Northcliffe Meeting Space (Northcliffe Visitor & Information Centre)
Cost: Adult $40, Concession/SFA members $35, Under 18 $20
Fee includes: Workshop refreshments
Payment: Payment must be received by 25th September 2021 to secure your place.
Catering: Workshop refreshments will be provided. Please contact Southern Forest Arts if you have any specific dietary needs.
What to Bring: Writing materials (ie pen, pencil, paper)
Membership: The workshop fee includes membership of Southern Forest Arts (if you aren’t already a member). We’ll email a form to you once your payment has been processed.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Scott-Patrick Mitchell is an award winning poet who is a guest on the Land of The Whadjuk Noongar Nation. SPM’s work appears in Contemporary Australian Poetry, The Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry, Solid Air, Stories of Perth and Going Postal. In 2019, SPM won Coal Creek’s Literary Award for Poetry, The Creative Connections Poetry Prize, Melbourne Poets Union’s Martin Downey Urban Realist Poetry Award and The Wollongong Short Story Prize. Most recently, SPM was shortlisted for The International Googie Goer Prize for Speculative Prose, The 2020 / 2021 Red Room Poetry Fellowship and The Martha Richardson Poetry Award. They have taught workshops across Australia from 2012 and, in early 2022, their debut collection Clean will be released through Upswell.
Cancellation & refund Policy:
- If a participant cancels outside of two weeks before the start of the workshop and has paid the full amount of the workshop, the payment will be refunded minus a $20 processing fee.
- If a participant cancels within two weeks of the first day of the workshop and has paid the full amount there will be no refund.
- If extenuating circumstances occur such as an emergency, death, or tragedy, the SFA committee will review a request for full refund.
- If the workshop is cancelled by Southern Forest Arts, a full refund will be given
THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL VITALITY IN THE SOUTHERN FORESTS AND VALLEYS REGION