Charles Lamb has arranged a series on the many fascinating facets of the arts presented by accomplished practicing artists and teachers.
February 1 â€“ Miggs Burroughs
The artist who does everything: graphic artist, postage stamp designer, inventor, runner, photographer and TV producer and host.Â Miggs is back at LLI to review his career and update us on recent activities including his newly published illustrated book entitled.Â â€śThe What if Book of Questions.â€ť
February 8 â€“ Leslie Giuliani
Drawing has been a family affair for Leslie and her mother Loretta who is a painter.Â For Leslie drawing was the foundation of a career as an artist, teacher and business person.Â Her current work combines prints, encaustic, painting sewing and embroidering resulting in a narrative quality textured nuanced surface.Â While running her own on-online shop, she is a member of the Surface Design Association for creative exploration of fiber and fabric.
February 15 â€“ Andrew Davis
Sculptor and Painter
An award winning sculptor and painter Andrew was an apprentice to renowned sculptor Michael Skop and master crafts person Giovanni Bedini in Carrrara, Italy.Â He has received numerous commissions for his work including The National Fish & Wildfire Foundation.Â His drawings have been displayed in galleries in the USA and abroad.Â A sculpture (Mountain, Rain & Sea) is on permanent display at the Museo dei Bozzetti in Pietrasanta, Italy.Â Andrew teaches at Silvermine Art School and has facilitated courses in stone carving for Lifetime Learners.
February 22- Louise Flax,
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding.Â In this class we will get an introduction to the development of Origami as an art form, hobby and its application to math problems.Â During class participants will have opportunity to experiment with this fascinating art form and make a piece of art.Â Materials will be furnished by the facilitator.
March 1 â€“ Hans Wilhelm,
Author, illustrator and artist Hans Wilhelm has written and/or illustrated over 200 books, mostly for children. Â They have been translated in twenty languages.Â Many have been made into animated television series.Â Some of his best-known books include â€śBunny Troubleâ€ť series, â€śTyrone the Horribleâ€ť series and the â€śNoodlesâ€ť books.Â His writing career began following a three-year trip around the world ending in America.