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Writing Workshop with Lindsay Preston Zappas

  • The Buffalo Institute for Contemporary Art 324 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY, 14222 United States (map)

Alongside the exhibition Lindsay Preston Zappas: I Forgot My Shoes, Zappas and BICA are hosting a writing workshop on June 15 & 16 which will culminate with the publishing and launch party for a summer art review print publication for Buffalo in August. The workshop will consist of visits to exhibitions on view in Buffalo, discussions on how to structure art writing and criticism, and one-on-one feedback and editing from Zappas. Together, the group will work on the form and details of the publication, to be launched in August. The workshop is designed to include both first time writers and seasoned professionals, artists and non-artists alike. Space is limited in the workshop, if you are interested in participating please email emily@thebica.org to reserve a spot.

Workshop: Saturday, June 15, 10AM - 5PM with lunch provided

One-on-One's: Sunday, June 16th

Lindsay Preston Zappas is an L.A.-based artist, writer, and the founder and editor-in-chief of Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles (Carla), a print publication, online art journal, and podcast which launched in 2015. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2013. Her writing has appeared in ArtReview, Flash Art, SFAQ, Artsy, LACanvas, and Art21. Zappas is the host of The Carla Podcast, and has contributed to KCRW as an arts commentator. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Ochi Projects (Los Angeles), City Limits (Oakland), and a two-person show at Vacancy (Los Angeles).