Applications Are Open!

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APPLICATIONS DUE May 29 at 5PM!

“International Art English—jargoned, easily mimicked, unintelligible, meaningless purple art-prose—is an emergency pseudo-language collectively invented by desperate and inexperienced art writers,” notes Gilda Williams, author of “How to Write About Contemporary Art.” Don’t fall victim to the senseless IAE lingo—sign up for BURNAWAY’s Emerging Art Writers Mentorship Program.

The Emerging Art Writers Mentorship Program seeks to develop the voices of new art writers by providing them with the necessary tools, resources, and connections to significantly advance and define their careers as writers.

Application and full program information can be found in our program brochure: BURNAWAY_Emerging Art Writers Mentorship Application

CYCLE 2: JULY – DECEMBER 2015

Cycle 2 Speakers: Amanda Hunt (The Studio Museum), Jason Foumberg (Newcity, Chicago), Daniel Bosch (Emory University), Rebecca Dimling-Cochran (Wieland Collection, Art in America), Stephanie Cash (BURNAWAY), and more to be announced.

Visiting critic Gregory Volk working with Cycle 1 mentees.
Visiting critic Gregory Volk working with Cycle 1 mentees.

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

* Monthly mentoring sessions with leading national art writers and critics

* Peer-to-peer critiques and reviews

* Professional business practices

* Cultivating writing techniques

* Comprehensive reading lists and materials compiled by visiting Mentors and BURNAWAY staff

Exploring and identifying opportunities for publication in familiar and new media formats, including print and digital media

* Completing a writing portfolio. Selected pieces will be included on BURNAWAY

MENTEES WILL GAIN

* How to analyze, interpret, and evaluate art

* Understanding your audience

* Determine your voice, tone, language, purpose, and style of your writing

* Pose questions and generate new ideas in regards to thinking about, seeing, and making art

* A peer network of writers both within and outside of Atlanta

Application and full program information can be found in our program brochure: EAWMP Application

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