Jonathan Talbot presenting keynote address at the Texas Arts Education Association's Annual Convention in 2006. Images of the collage the artist is creating are projected on large screens on either side of the stage. Talbot presentations often include strong audio-visual components. (Note: This photo was found on the internet without a photo credit. Will the photographer please contact Jonathan Talbot.)

  Jonathan Talbot is a knowledgeable, exciting, and inspirational speaker, demonstrator, and workshop presenter. Author of Collage: A New Approach, Acrylic Image Transfer: A Handbook for Artists, and The Artist's Marketing and Action Plan Workbook, Talbot brings 42 years of experience as a full-time artist to each of his programs. Presentation topics include:


Exploring the Interface of Verbal and Visual Language
Collage: Medium and Metaphor
Collage without Liquid Adhesives
red ball Honor Among Thieves: Appropriation in the Visual Arts
redball Who Are Our Role Models? - Women Artists We Should Know
The Artist as an Explorer
Making a Living as an Artist
Sources of Inspiration
The Artful Life: Exploring Your Creative Potential

Jonathan Talbot has been keynote speaker for The Arts Education Association of Indiana's Annual Conference (2005) and The Texas Arts Education Association's Annual Conference (2006). Some of the other organizations and institutions which have hosted Talbot presentations include: The Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, Marlboro College, The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Kansas State University, The State University of New York at New Paltz, The Mendocino Art Center, The Longview Museum of Art, Esalen, Lehman College, The Coupeville Art Center, Mutual Benefit Life, Inc., Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, The Housatonic Museum, The Coos Art Museum, and more. Presentations are offered in English, Spanish, or French. For information about Jonathan Talbot's career achievements click here.
Comments about Past Presentations:
  "Thank you for the outstanding presentation and workshop... This was the largest number of attendees... that we have ever had at the Beach Museum of Art." - Lynda E. Andrus, Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - Presentation: Collage: Medium & Metaphor   Jonathan Talbot presenting keynote address at The Arts Education Association of Indiana's Annual Convention in 2005. Presentation included creation of an original collage describing the effects of the no child left behind act on arts education in the United States
  "I know from various comments the positive effect of your presentation," - Jennie Schaeffer, Business of Art Sussex, Newton, NJ - Presentation: The Artist and The Internet
"We especially appreciate... your willingness to address local groups including the Bay Area Artists Association and the Boys & Girls Club." - Reed Lockhardt, The Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon - Presentations: Various
  "I also would like you to know that your lecture/demonstration has thus far seen the highest attendance rate for a mid-day event here at the Museum." - Robbin Zella, Director, The Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT - Presentation: Collage: Medium & Metaphor
"The students responded with enthusiasm to your work and your questions." - Ward Lamb & Adrienne Butvinik, Minisink Valley High School, Greenville, NY - Presentation: Classroom visit
  "Students are talking about the valuable and engaging "hands-on" experience, your mastery of technique and the inspirational and creative energy that you brought to the workshop." - Flavia Bacarella, Assistant Professor, Lehman College, New York, NY - Presentation: Collage Workshop
"...your presentation was precisely timed with both information and humor, while the collage demonstration was a unique experience for the audience to partake in. ...a wonderful experience." - Cassondra Bazelow, Art Lecture Series Coordinator, State Univerity of NY, New Paltz, NY - Presentation: Collage: Medium & Metaphor
  "El taller se ha desarrollado con enorme éxito.. gran riqueza personal y humana que traslada en las relaciones con todos los participantes.." - Carmelo Rubio, Director, Centro Murciano de Arte Gráfica, Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia, Spain - Presentation: Collage Workshop presented in Spanish
  "Our students have not stopped talking about the experience. You truly made an impact in their lives and inspired their artistic spirits." - Aliceson Pinkerton, Director of Development, The Trinity School of Texas, Longview, TX, Presentation: Classroom visit  
    "We received rave reviews from those who attended." - France Garrido, hob'art gallery, Hoboken, NJ - Presentation: Interactive Lecture/Demonstration  
  For additional or more extensive comments click here.  

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