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Teen Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with San Antonio Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson

February 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST

Free

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb 8!
Apply at bit.ly/MOSAICapp

Attention High School Students! — Create an original work of visual art and write an original poem as you explore Ekphrastic Poetry for National Poetry Month. This special series of workshops are led by San Antonio’s Poet Laureate, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, in partnership with Gemini Ink. Open to High School Students. The workshop takes place in the MOSAIC StudioFree to apply!

Workshop Schedule:

Fridays: February 10 – March 10, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Saturdays: February 11 – March 11, 11am – 2pm

Opening celebration: Friday, April 7, 2023 at 7:00pm


Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson is a San Antonio native that has been performing for over twenty years. She’s the co-host of the consecutive award-winning 2nd Verse Open Mic. She has served as a Writer in Community for Gemini Ink since 2009. She’s the winner of the 2019 People’s Choice Award, awarded by Luminaria Artist Foundation (formerly known as: Artist Foundation of San Antonio). Her debut book entitled: She Lives In Music, published on Flower Song Press, was released on Valentine’s Day 2020. Her album She Tastes Like Music is available on all music streaming platforms. On April 1st, 2020, Andrea became the first African American Poet Laureate of San Antonio 2020-2023. In May of 2020, she was awarded Best Live Entertainment/Band Musician of the Year by the SEA Awards.

Details

Date:
February 10
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Blue Star
116 Blue Star
San Antonio, Texas 78204
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Organizer

Aminah Parham
Email:
aminah@contemporarysa.org