Apr 11th - 1:00 pm
Apr 18th - 1:00 pm
May 2nd - 1:00 pm
May 9th - 1:00 pm
May 16th - 1:00 pm
May 23rd - 1:00 pm
Jun 6th - 1:00 pm
Jun 13th - 1:00 pm
Jun 20th - 1:00 pm
Jun 27th - 1:00 pm
Each 4-week series focuses on an artist, his or her impact on society, artistic style, time period in which he or she worked, influences, and carryover for today’s art. Create a visual art project each week based on the artist’s style.
Teachers: Art with Heart teaching artists Debbie Lyon and Renee Des Jarlais
1st Monday each month
1:00 PM—2:30 PM on the Lyngblomsten campus, Community Room (lower level
April 4–25: Eric Carle is the creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books for children, such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar. He cuts and layers hand-painted papers to form bright and cheerful collage images. Use a variety of materials to create a collage and see what emerges by using images, colors, and word art
Registration required by March 31.
May 2–23: Jasper Johns is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker who takes everyday objects and works them into rich and layered works of art. John is seen as a Neo Dadaist—an artist who depicts iconic objects from post–World War II American society, but with the importance placed on the work of art rather than the object being depicted.
Registration required by April 3.
June 6–27: Alma Woodsey Thomas was an African-American Expressionist painter and art educator. She lived and worked primarily in Washington, D.C., and devoted her life to the youth local communities, both as a teacher and as an organizer of cultural events.
Registration required by June 5.
Fee: $30/monthly series; includes art supplies. Scholarships available.
Registration: (651) 632-5330 or 2ndHalf@lyngblomsten.org.