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2nd Thursdays from 6-7PM The Lab @ Silver Eye Education Center


Monthly Writers Meetup!

This informal meetup is for anyone working on writing that has anything to do with photography—whether their own images or others'. There are endless possibilities for the ways that words and images can function around, beside, through, and about one another. We write for many reasons and for many audiences. What are you working on these days? Is there something you'd like to get started? Interested in participating in some feedback?

This is an open writing group. Come by monthly, or just once. Bring a piece of writing in progress for group feedback, and get some inspiration from the Silver Eye library.

The workshop will run in an open critique format, with participants attending when they choose. Each participant should bring a selection of their in-process writing to discuss. Advance registrants and regular participants will be invited to circulate drafts in advance for feedback, but it will also be fine to just bring in what they happen to be working on at the time.

Register here!

Participating Artist

  1. Christine Lorenz uses the tools of macro photography to create spaces for reflection on the common materials of our lived environment. She earned her MFA at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and BA at Ohio State University. Her photographs have been seen at photo-eye gallery in Santa Fe, in Pittsburgh galleries and unconventional spaces, and in collections across the United States and Europe. Online, her photographs have been featured by Lenscratch, Vice, Photolucida, Rogue Agent Journal, Magenta Foundation and Humble Arts Foundation. She was a selected photographer for Review Santa Fe in 2021 and was a finalist for Critical Mass in 2023. In addition to self-publishing photobooks, she has led book projects for The Earth Of workshops of Arts Letters & Numbers. She lives with her family in Pittsburgh, PA, where she teaches the history of photography and art writing.