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Nerd Nite #71 - How to Avoid Making Art While Still Being an Artist

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 9:02pm

When: January 16, 2020 at 105 S. First St. Ann Arbor, MI

While drawing in public, I have had countless conversations with random strangers about Art and being an artist, and mostly about how almost everybody thinks they aren’t one and can’t make any. I will endeavor to prove that everyone in the room was or is an artist, I will explain how my father’s desire for peace & quiet in restaurants defused my own Fear of the Blank Canvas, and I will answer the eternal question asked of every sidewalk artist: “But won’t you be sad when it rains?”

About David Zinn: David Zinn is a life-long A2 townie, an alumnus of the U-M Residential College, and a former freelance commercial artist who currently makes his living by drawing on sidewalks with chalk. He is as surprised by this as you are. Follow him on Twitter @davidzinn_art.

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January 16, 2020 at 105 S. First St. Ann Arbor, MI

Length: 00:33:45

Copyright: Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, Share-alike)

Rights Held by: Ann Arbor District Library

Related Event: Nerd Nite Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor
Nature & Outdoors
Visual Arts
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