Pics & Poets

When: TBD (Nov 8 or 9)

Where: WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley St, PVD

Why: Exchange the submitted work of visual artists and poets as generative prompts to make work inspired by one another. 


How: The Pics and Poets Project randomly matches 2D artists and poets: Each submits two pieces to share, and their match has two weeks to either write a poem inspired by the artwork, or create a piece of artwork inspired by the poem. 

To participate, please submit information here and email work or links to work to Please note: You must submit the form below AND email your two pieces to register. You cannot attach files to the form.

Details: All work will be presented at the final exhibition on (Nov 8 or 9) at WaterFire Arts Center.

Poems will be published in Motif and posted online.

There will be cash awards for audience and judge favorites (we will allow the audience the vote for their favorites, up to nine winners will receive between $100 and $200 each, sponsored by patrons of the arts at R1 Indoor Karting).

Apply to take part now: (although this is free, you are committing to creating an original work between Oct 13 and 29, 2023)