UNT alumna leads poetry workshop at the April 12 Saturdays in the UNT Art Gallery event for families

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 13:09

What: Poetry workshop by poet Lynn Lewis, part of the Saturdays in the UNT Art Gallery family event organized by the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design student chapter of the National Art Education Association. Students in kindergarten through grade 12 and their families are welcome to participate.

When: 1 to 3 p.m. April 12 (Saturday)

Where: UNT Art Gallery, 1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton

Cost: Free, but RSVP requested, as space is limited. RSVP to gallery@unt.edu.

Parking: In addition to street meters, there is parking available at the Union Circle Garage, 1155 Union Circle, and the Highland Street Garage, at Avenue A and Highland Street. More information on parking garages at UNT, including rates, is available at http://www.unt.edu/transit/garage.html.
More information: Call the UNT Art Gallery at 940-565-4316.


DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A UNT alumna and award-winning poet will give a poetry workshop for the final spring program of Saturdays in the UNT Art Gallery on April 12 (Saturday).

Fort Worth poet Lynn Lewis, who earned a biology degree from UNT, will lead a poetry workshop for children and their families. Lewis, who is the 2012 winner of the Poetry Society of Texas' Edwin M. Eakin Memorial Book Publication Award, published a collection of her poetry last year, Somewhere to Come From, Just This Side of Paradise.
Children in grades K-12 and their parents or guardians are welcome to attend the free event from 1 to 3 p.m. RSVP is requested to gallery@unt.edu.

The event will be held in the UNT Art Gallery, 1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton.

The 54th annual Voertman Student Art Competition will also be on view in the gallery. The exhibition features a juried selection of new works in different media by graduate and undergraduate UNT art and design students.

Saturdays at the UNT Art Gallery offers family events four times each year, with visiting artists' presentations and art making activities led by undergraduate art educators in the CVAD student chapter of the National Art Education Association.
In addition to street meters, there is parking available at the Union Circle Garage, 1155 Union Circle, and the Highland Street Garage, at Avenue A and Highland Street. More information on parking garages at UNT, including rates, is available at http://www.unt.edu/transit/garage.html.

About Lynn Lewis

Born in Chicago, Ill., Lewis was raised on her family's 100-year-old homestead in Cass County, Texas. She graduated high school in Atlanta, Texas, and received a B.S. degree in biology from the University of North Texas. Currently residing in Fort Worth, she is a past president of the Poets of Tarrant County and sits on the Board of Directors for the Poetry Society of Texas.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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