On March 3, at 1:00 p.m., via Zoom, artist and educator Sharon Louden will share her insights about how to sustain a creative life.
SARASOTA, FL – Arts Advocates is pleased to present “Speaking of the Arts … Living and Sustaining a Creative Life,” on Wednesday, March 3, at 1:00 p.m. This free program, offered via Zoom, features artist, educator and advocate Sharon Louden, who will discuss what it’s like wearing multiple hats as an artist and what it means to sustain a creative life. Registration, which is required, opens February 23. To register, visit artsadvocates.org.
Sharon Louden is an artist, educator, advocate for artists, editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life series of books, and the artistic director of the Chautauqua Visual Arts of Chautauqua Institution. Her work is held in major public and private collections and has been written about in national and international publications. Louden is a faculty member in the M.F.A. fine arts program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. She actively serves on boards and committees of various nonprofit arts organizations and volunteers her time to artists to help further their careers. To read more about Louden, visit her websites: sharonlouden.com and livesustain.org.
“Speaking of the Arts … Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” is co-sponsored by the Florida Watercolor Society and presented in collaboration with the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society (FSWS) and Ringling College of Art + Design. The program will be moderated by Arts Advocates member, artist and instructor Jerome Chesley, past president of Florida Watercolor Society and FSWS Master Signature member.
The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Inc. Arts Advocates, founded in 1969 as The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Its mission is to inspire creativity, advance education and connect the community to the arts. Arts Advocates awards scholarships to local students pursuing careers in the arts; supports local arts and educational organizations and sponsors art-related events; and promotes the creative works of Florida artists by purchasing, collecting, exhibiting and presenting these works to residents and visitors. To learn more, visit artsadvocates.org.