NWSA Launches new series of talks "Make Art Work" with Miami arts leader Lin Arison

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NWSA launches new series of talks
“Make Art Work”
with Miami arts leader Lin Arison
MIAMI--- New World School of the Arts (NWSA) will launch a new series of lectures, Make Art Work, (MAW) designed to bring  Make Art Work Posterprofessionals in the art world together with students and the community for a dialogue on the business of art. The series will focus on providing tools, guidance and strategies for success to the next generation of artists and will expand understanding of what it takes to live as an artist in the twenty-first century. Lectures will include a question and answer session, allowing students and the public opportunities for direct communication with leaders in the art world. All lectures take place from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM in the school’s Black Box Theater, 25 NE 2nd Street, downtown Miami.

The series kicks-off on Wednesday, October 29, with Lin Arison - Miami arts leader and benefactor, artist advocate and author, Arison is author of "Travels with Van Gogh and the Impressionists:  Discovering the Connections."   The lecture is free and open to the public.

On Wednesday, January 14, NWSA’s MAW series continues with the award-winning team of theater professionals Peter Amster and Frank Galati. Tony Award-winning Galati is a writer, director and actor and Amster is a director and choreographer for theater and opera.  

On Wednesday, February 18 visual artist and NWSA alum Adler Guerrier will speak.  Haitian-born Guerrier lives in Miami and participated in the 2008 Whitney Biennial.   

The series ends on Friday, April 3 with world-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis. A three-time Grammy winner Marsalis is the head of Marsalis Music, the label he founded in 2002.  

About NWSA: A Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts, NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural state of Florida. With programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater, NWSA offers four-year BFA and BM college degrees. Through its rigorous curriculum and conservatory-style teaching NWSA empowers its students to become leaders in the arts. New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature in 1984 as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts. It is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida.

Further information available by calling NWSA at (305) 237-3502 or visiting www.mdc.edu/nwsa.

Photo: official “Make Art Work” logo
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