Skills: Writing with Intention
Laurie Rojas and Nicole Martinez
This session will teach you how to define the scope of your writing, and how to outline and execute your text. Speakers will break down the structure and questions to answer when determining the breadth of your writing in relation to your goals.
About the Speakers
Laurie Rojas is an independent art critic, journalist and lecturer who recently relocated to Miami from Berlin. Her writing is featured in major international publications such as Artbasel.com, The Art Newspaper, Artnet.com, Art.sy, BMW Art Guide, Sotheby’s Magazine, Financial Times, The Nation, The New Yorker and many more. In addition to her writing on criticism, museums, art market, and exhibitions, she has also lectured on the history of art and its relationship to politics. She is the former senior editor of Spike art magazine and the former Berlin correspondent for The Art Newspaper. In 2016, she founded the new criticism publication, Caesura, a non-academic publication dedicated to art, music, poetry, and criticism. She received an M.A. in New Arts Journalism in 2012 from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, where she wrote her graduate thesis on Confronting the “Death” of Art Criticism. Her essay, “Gothic: the Return of the Repressed” will appear in a forthcoming book by Manchester University Press, Cases of Citations: On Literature in Art. She is currently consulting on programs and grants for Locust Projects.
Nicole Martinez is the Associate Director of Fountainhead Arts where she oversees the Miami-based artist residency communications and development operations. Prior to joining Fountainhead, Nicole was the founder and director of Culture Conductor, a communications firm that has worked with artists and institutions including Faena Art, the Miami Freedom Tower and Museum of Art and Design, the Bakehouse Art Complex, and Frost Science Museum. Her
writing has appeared in ARTnews, Hyperallergic, Cultured, The Art Newspaper, Artsy, and Wallpaper*. In 2019, she was recognized for her work as an arts journalist by the Society of Professional Journalists Florida.
March 18, 2023
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
7297 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33150