Writing About Black Art with Richard Allen May III
August: The Book Review
Free • Saturdays August 6, 20, and 27
4:00-5:30 PM (PDT) • All are welcome.
To register: https://tinyurl.com/BlackArtSummer2022
Inlandia’s Blacklandia Event Series summer art-inspired workshops conclude with “Writing About Black Art: The Book Review.” Workshops are led by esteemed artist and educator Richard Allen May III.
Learn the process and form behind writing a review of a published work about art. This workshop will give participants a basic understanding about the craft of writing as it pertains to summarizing and evaluating—and shed light on the difference between editing and revising.
Artist and educator, Richard Allen May III comes with a wealth of knowledge about the AfriCOBRA Movement, having written the forward to AfriCOBRA: Experimental Art Toward a School of Thought, published by Duke University, 2020. He is a staff writer at Artillery magazine and his work has been displayed in art galleries throughout the Inland Empire, as well as exhibits throughout the United States. May has taught courses in community colleges, universities, and prisons.
This event is supported in part by the City of Riverside, the Riverside Public Library, Friends of the Library, and the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at www.arts.ca.gov.