CALL FOR POETS – EKPHRASTACY SERIES
About EKPHRASTACY: Artists Talk + Poets Respond
The Ekphrastacy literary program is a series of artist talks + poetry readings held regularly in the Heights Arts gallery, in conjunction with our special exhibitions. Cleveland-area writers are invited by the current Poet Laureate to view the installed artworks and respond with a poem. Four weeks after the exhibition opens, the artists talk about their work and the poets read their poems, often resulting in a surprising dialogue. Participating poets receive an honorarium of $150.00 for their participation and the commissioning of a minimum of two and no more than four works.
Heights Arts invites poets to apply for our 2019-2010 Season for the following dates:
Deadlines and Dates:
Applications must be received by December 31, 2019
All events are on a Thursday evening and start at 7:00 and poets must arrive by 6:30. Ekphrastacy dates are below:
February 13th, 2020 (January 17th Opening)
April 2nd, 2020 (March 6th Opening)
May 21, 2020 (April 24th Opening)
July 9th, 2020 (June 12th Opening)
Please visit our website for more information or to apply to showcase your work on this series!
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