Church of Scientology Presents "You and Your Art: Recognition, Promotion and Sales"

Top Quote Owen York is an artist with a special mission: "My dream is to bring art back from the dead, by bringing the artist back to life." End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 10, 2013 - The Church of Scientology has a unique mission in Nashville - help aspiring artists learn the basics of life and living so they can be successful in their art. "Artists uplift society," says Rev. Brian Fesler, pastor of the church, "Our founder, L. Ron Hubbard, knew that artists influence others and that this could be positive or negative. If artists have are doing well spiritually, they can uplift people and the society will flourish."

    This is why Owen York, an accomplished and successful fine artist, will be giving a seminar on "You and Your Art: Recognition, Promotion and Sales" at the Church of Scientology in Nashville on January 26.

    York's artistic style speaks for itself. His originals, commissions and portraitures have sold nationwide and internationally. He specializes in acrylics & watercolors and his influences include Impressionism, Rock & Roll and commercial Illustration. He has a degree in Illustration from the American Academy of Art in Chicago.

    At the seminar, York plans to detail the top two factors that make or break a career, how to survive as an artist or in any industry and the secrets to being an artist.

    According to his website,, he has been involved in the arts "literally since Day 1." As a child, he was recognized for his visual arts abilities, but was also a skilled writer & musician, playing the piano & saxophone and winning contests for young authors. At a young age, he was invited into a special program for the gifted, limited to a handful of those who excelled in the arts. He has also worked as an actor for TV, commercial, film & radio for stations including The History Channel, HSN and The Weather Channel. Despite these adventures in the various arts, York is a fine artist at heart.

    The seminar will be Saturday, Jan 26, at 1pm. The cost to attend the seminar is $25 which includes refreshments and three books by L. Ron Hubbard.

    To find out more about the Church of Scientology's upcoming seminars, call 615-687-4600. For more information about Owen York or his artwork, visit

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