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Whether in creation myths or contemporary worship, life or after-life, spirits are said to act for and against human interests. Looking at objects that embody spirits, and works of art which serve both ceremonial and decorative purposes, what stories might they tell? Workshop Leader: Van G. Garrett
Van G. Garrett, Houston-based and internationally celebrated literary artist, has had poetry and essays published in journals and anthologies based in the United States, England, Switzerland, Turkey, and numerous African nations. He has received noteworthy awards and fellowships, served as a judge for the National Poetry Slam and The ARTlines Competition, and refereed for the International Journal of the Asian Philosophical Association (IJAPA). Garrett earned an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Houston-Victoria, BA from Houston Baptist University, and a Certificate in African American Studies from the University of Houston.
• $25 for MFAH Members; $35 for general public.
• Registration is limited to 20 participants.
• Please bring a notebook and pencils. (Pens are discouraged in the galleries.) Or bring your iPad, netbook, or other laptop!
• A selection of beverages and snacks are included.
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• A limited number of scholarships are available for students currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs.