Inspired outside with Wincey Terry-Bryant

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It’s #FollowFriday – a TAMA opportunity to get INSPIRED! Today we are celebrating and following TAMA’s New Jersey State Director – Wincey Terry-Bryant, vocal music Teaching Artist. What environment inspires you? Inside or outside?

A Black woman smiles at us. She wears a leather jacket, white shirt, hoop earrings and a colorful beaded necklace.
Wincey-Terry Bryant smiles, standing outside.

Sitting relaxed in her bright and sunny environment, Wincey sends us confident waves of warmth and love.

Sit back and cozy up to her joyful wisdom as she responds to:

  • When did you first begin to publicly identify as a Teaching Artist?
  • What’s the most important creative skill you’ve developed that you see show up in other areas of your life?  
  • What is your creative skill superpower?
  • What inspires you? 

How are your answers similar or different from Wincey’s response?

Any guesses as to where in the world Wincey is getting inspired?

Be sure to celebrate Wincey sometime during the next seven days by sharing this post in your social media networks.

If you are a TA who resides in DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA, or WV? Then, join the forum conversation for this blog here. Forums are private discussion boards for TAs based in the mid-Atlantic and listed in TAMA’s Directory.

Are you not a TA in the mid-Atlantic? Send her a message at her TAMA email! And don’t forget to follow Wincey. Learn more about her work by visiting her website or TAMA’s TA Directory. And don’t forget to follow her on FB and IG. It’s #FollowFriday – join the TA celebration of Wincey Terry-Bryant!

Where else can we get inspired?

Did you know that Genesis meets at 1 PM on the second Tuesday of every month? Wincey was a founding member of Genesis, TAMA’s network for Black and Brown TAs. Members support, uplift, and give voice to all Artists of Color, especially those with ties to Africa by direct lineage, heritage, bloodline, and/or experience, and who have been impacted by any form of racism. Genesis organized on April 21, 2020, when individual teaching artists of color were hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. They have BIG plans for the coming year!

We will roll out those plans at TAMA’s Quarterly Member Meeting on Tuesday, February 8, at 9 AM! You don’t want to miss this!

And don’t forget to join us at our bi-monthly TA Cafe – First Mondays at 9:30 AM, and Third Fridays at 2:30 PM! Check out our events page here to mark your calendar. Bring your beverage of choice, and let’s network!

Who will we spotlight next week?

Stay tuned!

#FollowFriday #TeachingArtist #ArtsEducation

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