Carnegie Library hosts Teen Art Poetry Workshop

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The Newnan Carnegie Library welcomes Newnan ArtRez Artist-in-Residence, Robyn Carter for a Teen Art Poetry Workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

This collaborative workshop combines poetry with images to create new art. Carter is both a writer and an educator and in her teaching, integrates art into writing in exciting and fun ways. The event is from 2 to 4 p.m.

“We are really looking forward to Robyn coming in and teaching our teens poetry with art,” says Carnegie Director and Newnan ArtRez board member Susan Crutchfield. “Robyn is immensely talented, and we hope our teens really enjoy this workshop.”

Space is limited, and registration is required. For tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-poetry-workshop-with-roby-carter-tickets-164360270995.

As a Bay Area fiction writer and educator, Robyn has spent the past seventeen years teaching creative writing to kids, college students, and adults.

With youth, her work has been in public school settings, most recently as a San Francisco WritersCorp Writer in Residence at a school that serves the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood, where she led comic and graphic novel writing workshops to elementary school students.

Robyn is the August artist-in-residence for the Newnan ArtRez program. Newnan ArtRez offers residencies to emerging and mid-career artists from various disciplines so they can pursue their art away from everyday pressures while engaging in community experiences that enrich Newnan and Coweta County’s cultural environment. For more information on Newnan ArtRez, please visit https://www.newnanartist.org.

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