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Live Your Art Retreat (Interlochen, Michigan)

Three-day, on-campus retreat with Holly Wren Spaulding.

May 29-31, 2019

at Interlochen Center for the Arts

Step away from the things that distract you from the creative project you most want to do this year. Make some space to contemplate powerful questions, clarify your purpose, and get some creative ideas about how to move forward.

This retreat will balance independent work time with inspiring group sessions where we'll use creative exercises distilled from Holly Wren Spaulding's research and collaborations in the fields of poetry, dance, performance, visual arts, activism, and meditation, to move you along the path toward living your art more fully.

Session take-aways will include strategies for resisting overwhelm, crippling doubt, and self-sabotage; a timeline for your project; a personal manifesto and artist statement; and tools to build accountability and commitment into your creative practice. Ideal for artists and makers who have a genuine desire to turn up the heat on their creative process.

*K-12 Educators: Earn 13 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop.