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The Art of Transition: Poetry and Painting Art Workshop 

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Join artist Shanna Melton as she explores the theme of transition through poetry and painting. Transition could mean a new career, hobby, gaining a new family member or pet, or the loss of a loved one.  Melton will lead participants through poetry exercises that will explore their own personal life transitions. Participants will then utilize their poetry to create a personalized art piece. 

Price: $25 Members | $30 General

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Shanna T. Melton is an award-winning poet, painter, and art consultant from Bridgeport, CT who has been performing, exhibiting, and creating performance venues since 1997. Shanna has performed in poetry venues from Atlanta to Canada. Her work carries the essence of humanity and poetry. She began facilitating workshops like The Writer’s Group and creating poetry venues like Lyrical Voices Night of Poetry and Arts out of a strong desire to build a strong network of artists who can encourage one another to continue creating. Shanna is a Historical Preservationist and Art Ambassador for The Mary & Eliza Freeman Center for History and Community. She has curated many poetry events presenting local and international artistry to the Bridgeport Community as the Ambassador of Poetry for The Housatonic Museum of Art. She is also the author of two collections of poetry titled “A Voice in the Symphony” and most recently published “Unraveling My Thoughts”. 


April 17
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Mattatuck Museum
144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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