Youth Painting: County Fair Critters

Youth Painting: County Fair Critters
Thursday 3:45-5:15 p.m. April 18
Class Fee: $20 Ages 8-14

Choose from horse, chicken, duck, rabbit, llama, goat, pig, dog, or cow silhouettes to form a basis for a fun, bold acrylic painting of your favorite critter. Save these stunning paintings to show at the fair!

NCCA-Artsplace Exhibit: Illustrations by Lori McElrath-Eslick

August 10 – September 8
Illustrations by Lori McElrath-Eslick
Public Reception August 23, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Jansma Gallery at NCCA-Artsplace, 13 E. Main St., Fremont, 231-924-4022.

Lori is an artist and illustrator raised and living in the West Michigan and has
studied fine art and illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design. Lori has illustrated several books including Nishnawbe, A Story of Indians in Michigan, by Lynne Deur; The Lark Who Had No Song by Carolyn Nystrom; Does God Know How to Tie Shoes? by Nancy White Carlstrom; I Am Christmas by Nancy White Carlstrom; Read For Me, Mama by Vashanti Rahaman; Da Wei’s Treasure by Raymond and Margaret Chang; Mommy Poems by John Micklos Jr.; From Slavery to Freedom by Melinda Lilly and Jean Nickolet; The Sign of the Thunderbird by Peter and Connie Roup; If Jesus Came to my House by Joan Gale Thomas and Barefoot, Poems for Naked Feet by Stefi Weisburd, among other freelance works. She also received the 2008 Magazine Merit Honor Award-Society of Children’s Book Authors and illustrators. For this exhibit Lori will feature her nature inspired illustrations of Michigan woodland and wilderness creatures.

Needle Felted Bluebird with Olivia Johnson

Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

February 25

Class Fee: $30($25 Members)

Ages 12-Adult

Keep exploring the art of needle felting with the creation
of a colorful bluebird. Olivia will gently lead students step
by step through the process. All supplies are provided and
each student will receive a kit to take home with them.