Schedule

Innovations in Fiber: A Mixed Media Exhibition, September 28-November 9, South Haven Center for the Arts, 600 Phoenix Street, South Haven, MI, 49090, FREE. I am excited to have a piece in this show! This is a varied show with lots of interesting work–and the Center is a former Carnegie Library (https://www.southhavenarts.org/).

97th Annual All Media Exhibition, October 18-November 15, 2019, Ann Arbor Art Center, 117 West Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI, FREE. In an effort to showcase regional talent, this juried competition is open to artists who live in the Great Lakes region.  I am displaying one piece in this show–exciting! https://www.annarborartcenter.org/exhibitions/97th-annual-all-media-exhibition/

Making Mandalas, Saturday, October 19, NOON-2:00PM, Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, 119 North Washington, Lansing, MI, CLASS FEE. Create your own special mandala with a variety of art supplies. We will explore making radial designs, based upon a circle, square or triangle. Supplies provided–no previous experience necessary. Ages 18+. Call 517.374.6400 to register. http://lansingartgallery.org/adult-work-shops/

Senior Discovery Coffee Hour, Wednesday, October 30, 10:00-11:30AM, Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI, FREE. Join me for some fun Halloween-ie crafts–supplies and instruction provided. We’ll have a fun morning! (http://allenneighborhoodcenter.org/senior-discovery-group/)

10th Annual Recycled Art Market, Saturday, November 2, 9:00AM-4:00PM, City High Middle Gym, 1720 Plainfield Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49505, FEE.  This is a delightful and interesting show and sale.  If you have never attended, you will be pleasantly surprised by the variety of recycled and upcycled artwork.  Cash or check for sales–many thanks!

Making More Simple Books, Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00-5:00PM, Art Lab, 565 East Grand River, East Lansing, MI, CLASS FEE.  Explore creating your own books with simple methods—glueing, stapling, cutting, taping, and folding.  We’ll try out four different styles and have loads of fun!  Supplies provided and registration required—call (517) 884-4800 for more information.  https://broadmuseum.msu.edu/artlab

Alternative Holiday Sale, Friday, November 15 (5:00-9:00PM) & Saturday, November 16 (9:00AM-5:00PM), Edgewood United Church, 469 North Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823, FREE.  Join me for a special and wonderful art show and sale, sponsored by the Peace Education Center of East Lansing.  There will be a wide variety of handmade goods available, as well as yummy food.  Cash or check for sales–many thanks!

Weaving on Cardboard, Saturday, December 14, 1:00-3:00PM, East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI, FREE.  This class is sponsored by All Faith Ministry for disABILITIES who requires pre-registration. Register with Cathy Blatnik, Program Director at lcblatnik@juno.com or at 517-381-1410.  Join me in the Maker Studio to create simple weavings with yarn and fibers on a cardboard base.  All ages welcome—children under 12 need to have an adult partner with them. No previous experience necessary.

What is Zentangle®?, Saturday, January 25, 2020, NOON-1:30PM, Charlotte Community Library, 226 South Bostwick, Charlotte, MI 48813, FREE. Learn about the peaceful meditative drawing process of Zentangle®. We will go over the basics behind Zentangle plus draw a patterned tile (3 1/2″ square). This method is perfect for anyone who thinks that they cannot draw! Please pre-register with the Library since seating is limited. Call 517-543-8859 to register.

The 19th Amendment at 100:  Women’s Voices Then and Now, January 24-March 2, 2020, Swords into Plowshares Peace Center 7 Gallery, 33 East Adams Street, Detroit, MI, FREE.  Commemorate and celebrate the suffrage centennial with art!  See a wide variety of media recognizing voting rights.  This exhibition is hosted by the Women’s Caucus for Art/Michigan Chapter. Free parking behind the Gallery in the shared parking lot.