What we groove...
Art In An Hour: We will look deeply at one of the chosen artist's master pieces and with the designated medium(s) listed, you will learn to create a sampling of the Master's work with very simple techniques.
+ Mondrian (paper, marker) + van Gogh (oil pastels, watercolor) + Matisse (paper, scissor)
+ Monet (soft pastels, watercolor) + Kandinsky (paper, mixed media) + Seurat (acrylic paint - pointillism)
Live Mannequins: Founder, Executive Producer.
Storefronts come ALIVE with people posing as mannequins.
Typically yearly themed ideas. Fun for all ages. The city goes wild with support! 10k visitors
Annually: Holland (15 years) St Joseph (6 years) Grand Rapids (1 year)
pARTys: Bridging the arts and eateries for an immersion of senses; Monet's Garden, Po***ck Painting pARTy, vanGogh' s Table, Michelangelo's Sips & Ceiling
Fam Tour Guide: Tours of retail, restaurants and goodness for media, friends and the curious. Arts ~ Culinary ~ Current Events ~ History ~ and other good stuff.
Care on Canvas: Founder, Executive Producer.
Painting side-by-side with extra love with people with special circumstances .... Kiddos kicking Cancer ~ Brave Veterans ~ Breast Cancer Survivors ~ Grieving Friends
Annually: Art Showing, Summer Soiree Arts & Craft
Kids' ArtFest Executive Producer
Launched GR Children's Museum’s Open Art Experience - fundraiser. 3 years
ArtBeat Executive Producer
North Monroe Business District grooving to a block party during ArtPrize. 1 year
Leadership On Canvas ARTPRIZE ~ Influencers, CEO, Executive Directors, Rockstars
Ten nominated and selected community leaders paint a masterpiece to display their work as a team for ArtPrize! 5 years
------- > Here is a short video of one of our rockstars, Kent Riddle, CEO, Mary FreeBed