Skaneateles Area Arts Council Presents: Creative Conversations with Patience Brewster

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PBPatience Brewster, artist and entrepreneur, talks about her life and business in this exciting presentation. Moderated by Laura Austin, actress and CNY arts leader, the event will feature a discussion/presentation with questions from the audience.

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about how a successful  artist books, keeps her business and her creative edge strong, you’ll want to join SKARTS for this program.

Patience Brewster and Laura Austin have graciously contributed their time for this event. Program sponsors include Dr. Robert Kiltz, Skaneateles Talk, Vincent McCabe Inc. and Group M Communications.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Program begins at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Loft at 42 Genesee Street, Skaneateles.
COST: $25 Includes hors d’oeuvres and a drink ticket – wine or beer with cash bar.

Tickets may be purchased online at  Attendance is limited. RSVP by March 1. Questions? Contact 

Patience Brewster 

Working in pencil, watercolor and gouache, Brewster’s style is immediately recognizable and highly prized. Her drawings and designs have been featured in more than 34 books and on greeting cards, holiday ornaments and other home products. She launched Patience Brewster cards in 2002 and the company’s Ornaments and Gifts division in 2008. The company, of which she is the sole creative force, has sales around the world.

Laura Austin

As a founder and associate artistic director of Redhouse Arts Center, Austin has been responsible for selecting, casting, directing, acting in, promoting and commissioning works, along with fundraising. She has performed around the world, and is an active member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity.

SKARTS Creative Conversations feature a thought leader conversing with an actor, artist, musician, performer or writer. The audience will explore how these individuals create, live and find inspiration.