Connection Is Key

Conversation explores artists as assets

Posted: January 21, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Artist and educator Sharon Louden (pictured) will lead a discussion Jan. 25 at 21c Museum in Bentonville centered around her new book. Contributing artist Julie Blackmon will join her for the conversation.

What does it take to maintain a creative life? There are so many facets that affect and inspire and drive and strengthen an arts community and those working within it. Artist and educator Sharon Louden's book "The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life" comprises personal essays of 40 different visual artists exploring what it's like to be an artist today and the ways in which they contribute beyond a creative economy.

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‘The Artist as Culture Producer:

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life’:

Conversation with Sharon Louden and Julie Blackmon

WHEN — 6 p.m. Jan. 25

WHERE — 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville

COST — Free; open to the public

INFO — 286-6500, 21cmuseumhotels.com/bentonville

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