Free Lecture with Peter Josyph: Trusting Dream, Irrational Impulse, Confusion & Accident in Making Good Art (Feb 15)

02/15/2018 - 7:00pm
02/15/2018 - 8:30pm

LET YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS BE YOUR GUIDE: The Role of Trusting Dream, Irrational Impulse, Confusion and Accident in Making Good Art

February 15 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free Lecture in the Gallery


In this free, informal lecture, LIU Post adjunct professor Peter Josyph shares personal anecdotes and offers sound encouragement on regarding the subconscious as a reliable ally in creating interesting work that can expand your identity as an artist in ways that are unique to your own talent. The talk includes examples from his life as an artist working simultaneously as a painter, an author, an actor-playwright, a photographer, and an award-winning filmmaker. Meets at the Art League of Long Island 7:00pm – 8:30pm.

PETER JOSYPH has had numerous solo exhibitions in New York as well as in El Paso, Texas; Berea, Kentucky; Lulea, Sweden; Heidelberg, Germany; Coventry, England; and Washington, D.C. His films include the award-winning Liberty Street: Alive at Ground Zero, and his books include Adventures in Reading Cormac McCarthy; What One Man Said to Another: Talks With Richard Selzer; Liberty Street: Encounters at Ground Zero; and The Wounded River, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 1993. He was playwright-in-residence at Victory Rep, where he wrote 50 plays; and he was artist-in-residence at the Smithtown Township Arts Council, where he won a Partnership Award from the Alliance of New York State Arts Councils; a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation; and he became a New Yorker Talk of the Town. He is an adjunct professor in cinema adaptations of literature at Hutton House Lectures/LIU Post.

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