Past Programs

Amber Esseiva: 2021 AWrI Public Lecture Jul 31, 2021 Zoom
For the final lecture of the series, Amber Esseiva, the Associate Curator at The Institute for Contemporary Art and Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA VCU), will explore criticism in the context of a curatorial practice.
2021 Art Writing Incubator Jun 26, 2021
The last year has upended the art world, dissolved cultural norms, and revealed fractures in our sociopolitical systems. Burnaway’s 2021 Art Writing Incubator (June 26 – August 3) will use the hundreds of cultural writers, activists and arts workers who refuse to ignore or return to pre-pandemic structures of inequalities as a model for training writers to rigorously confront present realities through their work.
Workshop: Artist As Writer Jan 05, 2021 Online
The Artist as Writer workshop will consider creative and critical writing as part of an expanded studio practice as it relates to archiving, curation, and pitching to magazines.
Workshop: Practical Writing for Artists Dec 03, 2020 Online
This online, hour-long workshop will service artists interested in honing their writing skills for applied purposes including grants, applications, artist statements and cover letters.