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The Art of Poetry

November 29, 2023 at 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
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November 29 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artist Simone Boos as you combine the art of found poetry and acrylic painting.

As the year draws to a close, take a moment to reflect on the past year and tap into your creative side (and yes, we promise you have one!).

Join Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artist Simone Boos as you combine the art of found poetry and acrylic painting.

In this workshop, you will create an abstract acrylic painting with masking tape, and as the paint dries, you will create a found poem using magazines and other printed materials. This workshop is open to painters and poets of all skill levels, and Simone will help guide you through the process. All supplies will be provided, but if you have any meaningful poems or writings you’d like to incorporate into your piece, please bring it along.

This program is presented by Simone Boos and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:  

Simone Boos is a native of Indianapolis and an alumna of Alma College, where she earned dual degrees in Dance and English. Over the course of her professional performing career, she appeared in countless productions with various theater and dance companies, including Ballet Internationale, Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Island Moving Company, Surfscape Contemporary Dance Theatre, Third Coast Dance Company, and RAKR Dance, and has toured both nationally and internationally. She has over a decade of experience teaching and choreographing for aspiring dancers of all ages both here in Central Florida and throughout the US. Simone is a professional portrait & wedding photographer, graphic & web designer, and a certified barre3 instructor. Simone joined CFCArts as a teaching artist in 2022 and is happy to have called Orlando, specifically Winter Park, home for the last 6+ years!

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