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convergence SOUTH SHORE ARTS MAGAZINE FALL 2019

Things That Go Bump in the Night

&

Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition


Convergence is a quarterly publication of South Shore Arts

We transform the South Shore through the arts.

The Center for Visual & Performing Arts

Substation No. 9

Crown Point Branch

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President Karen Raab President Elect Carly Brandenburg VP Administration Danette Garza VP Development Marcia Glaros Connie Skozen VP Exhibitions Sandi Kozlowski Jenny Yalowitz VP Governance Jeremy Willett VP Marketing Judith Mayer VP Regional Services Irene Smith-King VP Symphony Michael Luongo, M.D. Secretary Leane Cerven Treasurer Monica Johnson

Tim Anderson Andy Arnold Christian Bartholomew Elaine Carey Jennifer Cosenza Denise Dillard Jim Dunne Gus Galante Carol Green-Fraley Susan Griffin Corey Hecht Amy Koufos David Klamen Karen Lauerman Karen Maravilla David Mika William Neff Cherie Rippey Liz Valavanis Legacy Board Members

Suzanne Cooley Jack Dietrich Alex Gardner Riddle Eleanor Mirich Louie Ortiz Rita Ray Judy Surovek

South Shore Arts Staff

Executive Director John Cain, ext. 102 Director of Marketing & Development Tricia Hernandez, ext. 107 Director of Education Micah Bornstein, ext. 101 Director of Exhibitions Bridget Covert, ext. 108 Special Projects Director Donna Catalano, ext. 104 Executive Assistant Kelly Freeman, ext. 103 Administrative & Education Assistant Leona Jurincie, ext. 100­­­­ Managerial Accountant William Schultz, 219 / 836-0525, ext. 202 Assistant Accountant Alan Arendt Gift Shop Manager Mara Clark, ext. 106­­­­­

Legacy Directors are individuals who have served on the Board of Directors for at least ten years and who have made significant contributions to the success of South Shore Arts. Individuals are elected to the position of Legacy Director in recognition of their long and valuable service to South Shore Arts.

ON THE COVER: James Deeb, The Mummer (detail), Oil on canvas Where The Wild Things Are (detail), 2009 film; concept design for costume, Colored pencil on vellum © Maurice Sendak: All Rights Reserved © 2019 South Shore Arts and its licensors. All rights reserved. Printing: Largus Graphix Solutions Design: Judith Mayer Creative

­­­­ South Shore Arts programs are provided with support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


exhibitions

Where The Wild Things Are, the beloved 1963 children’s book illustrated and written by Maurice Sendak, will inspire a two-part exhibit series at South Shore Arts from November 2019 through April 2020. Exploring both adult and childlike perceptions of life and worlds created outside of reality, Wild Things will be comprised of Things That Go Bump in the Night, the first part of the series featuring the nightmarish subject matter and mysterious creatures from the imaginations of several ghoulish artists, and Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition, the second part of the series, commemorating the beloved illustrator and author, who became famous for his children’s book about a boy’s very amusing imagination.

Left, A Wild Thing, Illustration created for a fan, circa 1970s, Watercolor & ink on paper © Maurice Sendak: All Rights Reserved Right, Wild Things and Max, Ink, watercolor & colored pencil on paper © Maurice Sendak: All Rights Reserved

Where The Wild Things Are follows young Max, who has been sent to his room with no dinner after creating a ruckus. Max’s bedroom is magically transformed into a different world where he “sails off through night and day and in and out of weeks and almost over a year to where the wild things are.” In this world, Max encounters a group of frightening creatures whom he befriends, and they, in turn, make him king of the monsters. After some time, Max decides he's ready to sail home where he returns to his bedroom with dinner waiting for him. Like Max, the artists of Things That Go Bump in the Night escape the everyday, manifesting a world conjured by their own minds and brought to life on paper and canvas or sculpted into dimensionality. Their work represents the “wild side” of each artist, sometimes born of chaos, sometimes the stuff of dreams, and often a response to problems encountered in daily life, each issue dealt with through the artist’s personal intuition. While Where the Wild Things Are explores an irrational, child-like perception of life, a world created entirely by a child's imagination, Things That Go Bump in the Night explores adult perceptions of imaginary places and beings, an almost surrealist methodology but focusing on actuality and unavoidable real life problems and disappointments. James Deeb, one artist featured in the exhibit, paints dark, oily subjects and says his work “tells a story of struggle and loss, but also of perseverance and quiet strength. No matter how fantastical some my images appear to be, they all refer to the trials of everyday existence with as much pathos and empathy as I can muster.” He refers to his work as “darkly humorous and melancholy in roughly equal measures.”


Other artists included in Things That Go Bump in the Night include David DeCesaris, Gina Lee Robins, Joyce Polance, Corey Crum, Krista Varsburg, Randy Buvala, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Billy Pozzo and Justin Henry Miller. Curated by South Shore Arts Director of Exhibitions Bridget Covert, Things That Go Bump in the Night will run November 19, 2019, through February 2, 2020, with an artist reception on Friday, November 22 from 6-9pm at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts. Performance artist Joe Rauen, a self-described “builder and performer of experimental musical objects,” will be on hand to entertain at the opening reception. Rauen is one of eight Northwest Indiana artists who are currently receiving career development assistance from the Indiana Arts Commission through its Individual Advancement Program. Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition will not only celebrate Sendak and his book but will also be an opportunity for children to explore their own creativity. This light-hearted, interactive and child-friendly exhibit will include readings, projects and many photo opportunities along with 50 of Sendak's illustrations. Born to Polish Jewish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, in 1928, Sendak's love for illustration and writing were first inspired by Disney’s Fantasia, which he saw at the age of 12. In addition to Where the Wild Things Are, Sendak also wrote In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. He illustrated many other books, including the Little Bear series. Maurice Sendak: The Memorial Exhibition will run February 14 through April 12, 2020, with events that will be fun for the whole family. The exhibit will be free to children and students under 18. Teachers can arrange a free docent-led tour of the exhibit by calling 219/836-1839, ext. 108.

Corey Crum, The Romantic, Oil on canvas

David DeCesaris, Crouching Woman, Cast resin

Justin Henry Miller, Wannabe Satyr, Oil on canvas over panel


exhibitions

45TH ANNUAL

Reagon Beckham, Senior, Crown Point, winner of the Donald H. Berwanger Scholarship Award

South Shore Arts presented the 45th Annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Art Exhibition, showcasing students in grades 6 through 12, from schools in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties in Indiana, and south suburban Cook County in Illinois, April 27 through May 19, 2019. An awards ceremony was held on Sunday, May 5, where students received over $8,000 in prizes and scholarships, including the $2,500 Berwanger Scholarship won by Crown Point High School graduating senior Reagon Beckham.

Exhibit Sponsors Indiana University Northwest Millies Engineering Group

Caroline Larocca, Senior, HomewoodYasmine Austin, Senior, Thornton Flossmoor, winner of an Indiana University Fractional North, Award of Distinction Northwest Fine Art Award, pictured with winner IUN Chancellor William Lowe

Community Sponsors Anonymous Arctic Engineering Lynn & Steve Bolanowski Sylvia & Tom Collins South Shore Arts Board Sponsors Carly & Steve Brandenburg Drs. Becca & Gus Galante Amy & Dr. Michael Koufos Sandi & Ed Kozlowski Pamela A. & William J. Lowe, Ph.D. Karen & Cornel Raab Diane Kavadias Schneider & David R. Schneider

Above, Chrys Flowers, Senior, Munster, winner of the Best of Show 2-D Award Right, Parker Knefiel, Sophomore, Kouts, winner of the Gus Galante Award


CURRENT EXHIBITS CENTER FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Works in Progress: South Shore Arts Student Pop-Up Exhibit August 31–September 8, 2019 Artist Reception: Sunday, September 8, 1-3pm 76th Annual Salon Show September 14–November 10, 2019 Awards Reception: Sunday, September 22, 1-3pm

Julio Guerra, Busta, Digital sketch

Mary Ann Tryzna, Dunes Rescission (detail), Pastel

Things That Go Bump in the Night November 19, 2019–February 2, 2020 Opening Reception featuring performer Joe Rauen: Friday, November 22, 6-9pm ATRIUM GALLERY Bob Palmieri: Straight Shooters Continuing through September 9, 2019 Artist Reception: Sunday, September 8, 1-3pm Mary Ann Tryzna: Path to the Beach September 14–November 24, 2019 Artist Reception: Sunday, October 6, 1-3pm SOUTH SHORE ARTS AT THE ARTFUL GARDEN Susan Henshaw: Water Elements Continuing through September 7, 2019 Something in the AiR: Work from the Artists in Residence, Hammond September 25–December 7, 2019 Artist Reception: Sunday, October 27, 1-3pm SUBSTATION NO. 9 Julio Guerra: Gallery of Voices September 15–October 12, 2019 Artist Reception: October 5, 6-9pm TOWLE THEATER, HAMMOND Judy Crawford: For Your Consideration September 6–22, 2019 Artist Reception: Friday, September 6, 6:30-8pm CAFE FRESCO, CROWN POINT

Joey Lax-Salinas, Aerial Crown Point with Chicago Skyline, Photograph Below, A self-described "builder and performer of experimental musical objects," Joe Rauen, pictured right, will perform at the opening reception for Things That Go Bump in the Night, on Friday evening, November 22.

Joey Lax Salinas: Photos of the Region September 22–November 23, 2019

Judy Crawford, Hot Stuff, Oil on linen


Thank You, WANISS! The Women’s Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Society (WANISS) held their Annual Meeting at Innsbrook Country Club on June 20, 2019. At the meeting new officers were installed: Vice-President Membership Jeanette Giragos, Vice-President Marketing Mary K. Stark, Vice-President Education Anne-Marie Kuczora, and Treasurer Joy Black. Four new board members were added: Susan Arnold, Kathy Fesenmyer, Constance Neal, and Belinda Potoma. Board president Marti Ross presented a check for $15,000 to John Cain for the Symphony on behalf of WANISS, bringing the total WANISS donation to the Symphony to $33,000 for the 2019 fiscal year. Funds were generated by WANISS’ two major fundraising events, the annual Festival of Trees and the annual May Wine Brunch. Organized in Gary in 1962, the Women’s Association was launched as a support group that provided receptions after concerts, fashion shows and other fundraisers, held meetings with musical programs and even conducted the first season subscription ticket campaign. Beyond funding, WANISS members provide the Symphony with other important forms of support, including volunteering for music education programs, ushering at concerts, providing refreshments for musicians, organizing the popular Cookies with Kirk receptions after classical

concerts, and awarding the annual Edith Root Scholarships to members of the Symphony’s Youth Orchestra, enabling them to attend summer music camps. Membership is open to all interested women throughout Northwest Indiana and beyond. Membership dues for 2019-20 are $30 per person.

WANISS President Marti Ross with John Cain and Kirk Muspratt


Christmas nostalgia will be the theme of this year’s holiday reading, when John Cain and Jim West return for a jolly dual performance on Tuesday, November 19, 2019! As boys, John and Jim looked forward to “The Lawrence Welk Show” every week. Snug in their jammies, one in Gary next to his chain-smoking grandma, the other in Pittsburgh next to his tea-sipping grandma, each knew that everything was right with America, it was Christmas all year long. Bobby and Cissy dance their way into our hearts, accordionist Myron Floren amazes, and “Champagne Lady” Norma Zimmer flashes her pearly white teeth, her hair sprayed firmly in place, in The Music of Your Life, John Rowell’s depiction of a simpler time, brought to you by Geritol! Dorothy Draper was an icon of stylish living, who revealed her secrets on how to be a popular hostess in her 1941 best-seller, Entertaining Is Fun. Draper waxes enthusiastic on her favorite holiday traditions, fondly remembering the old family retainers who carried them out for her (“Old Hunt” the butler, Annie the “old waitress,” and “Our one-eyed laundress, ‘Old Mrs. Smith,’ who made the plum puddings.” (Draper’s traditions were old, but the help was even older!) From the December 1954 Atlantic magazine, William L. Copithorne skewers “the campy humor and covert bragging of the family Christmas letter,” and New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress shares the confusion he felt as a child over his Upper West Side Reform Jewish family’s celebration of both Hanukkah and Christmas in A Nineteen-Fifties Jewish-American Christmas Story. Invitations go out in late September or feel free to phone in your reservations today! Call Kelly at 219/836-1839, ext. 103. Reservations close November 12.


It was “One Small Step for You, One Giant Leap for the Arts,” the 26th Annual Beaux Arts Ball, celebrated on Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts. Continuing our theme, it was a BLAST and a huge success, exceeding budget, netting just over $185,000 in support of arts education. Congratulations and special thanks to our wonderful Beaux Arts Ball Co-Chairs, Carly Brandenburg, Dr. Gus Galante, Amy Koufos and Irene Smith-King, along with our generous and engaged attendees, board members, committee, community and staff for making it an “out of this world” experience.

Beaux Arts Ball Sponsors

Peter & Debbie Nau

The Beaux Arts Ball is South Shore Arts’ primary fundraiser with proceeds benefitting our everykid art education programs. The success of the Ball allows South Shore Arts to provide yearly programs for little or no cost to thousands of children, youth and families in Northwest Indiana and south suburban Chicago.. Executive Director John Cain presented a Patron of the Year Award to Debbie and Peter Nau and Hammond Machine Works, Inc., for the Nau family’s many decades of support towards building and sustaining a vibrant arts community in Northwest Indiana. An Arts Partner of the Year Award was presented to Lakeshore Public Media for the station's long-standing commitment to arts promotion in our region through “Eye on the Arts.” The evening’s musical entertainment, The unPROFESSIONALS, featured two of our very own board members, Jeremy Willett and Gus Galante, and had the crowd on its feet dancing until midnight. Centerpieces consisting of beautiful moon globes that cast changing colors of light were mesmerizing, and every single one of them sold. Speaking of decorations, we have to thank our retiring Gift Shop Manager,

Gus Galante strums

DIAMOND ($10,000) BP Debbie & Peter Nau LEAD UNDERWRITER the everykid program ($10,000) Morrow Family Foundation PLATINUM ($5,500) Accucraft Imaging, Inc. BMO Harris Bank Community Healthcare System Carol & Joseph Fraley Hammond Machine Works, Inc. Lexus of Merrillville

NIPSCO Precision Control Systems Karen & Cornel Raab Diane Kavadias Schneider & David R. Schneider GOLD ($2,750) Franciscan Health Horseshoe Casino Drs. Becca & Gus Galante King, Brown & Murdaugh, LLC Sandi & Ed Kozlowski Peoples Bank Refuge Productions Inc., Pastor Steve & Melodye Munsey

Ayse and Seda Turan

Wintrust Commercial Banking SILVER ($1,750) Barnes & Thornburg, LLP Burke Costanza & Carberry, LLP Eichhorn & Eichhorn, LLP Indiana University Northwest Karen & Scott Lauerman Maureen & Dr. Michael Luongo McMahon & Associates Mechanical Concepts, Inc. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Corey Hecht MonoSol O’Neill McFadden & Willett, LLP


Jackie Wickland, for her creative and phenomenal centerpiece ideas for the last 16 years (it wasn’t in her job description). You “Rock,” Jackie! Major sponsors of the 26th Annual Beaux Arts Ball were Diamond Sponsors BP, Debbie & Peter Nau and lead underwriter of the everykid program, the Morrow Family Foundation. Event sponsors were Accucraft Imaging, Inc., BMO Harris Bank, Community Healthcare System, Hammond Machine Works, Inc., Lexus of Merrillville, NIPSCO and Precision Control Systems. Platinum sponsors were Carol & Joseph Fraley, Karen & Cornel Raab and Diane Kavadias Schneider & David R. Schneider. Largus Graphix Solutions donated the invitations, and Judith Mayer designed them. Special thanks to Tom O’Donnell our auctioneer extraordinaire!

David Csicsko and Mike Koufos

Lakeshore CEO James A. Muhammad, John Cain, Lakeshore VP of Television Operations Matt Franklin, and "Eye on the Arts" producer Anthony Santucci

That’s one small step . . .

Ashley Halpern and Carly Brandenburg

Jeremy Willett croons Tim & Frankie Fesko

Purdue University Northwest Mike & Cherie Rippey South Lake Women’s Health PC The TIMES Media Company Theodoros & Rooth, P.C. Additional Underwriting provided by: Sherry & Tim Anderson Sue & Andy Arnold Frank Baccino Centier Bank, Susan & Jason Griffin Leane & David Cerven Dillard Consulting, LLC, Denise Dillard Marcia & Will Glaros

Doyin & Dr. Ayo Gomih Judith Mayer Creative Amy & Dr. Michael Koufos Markey’s Audio Visual Largus Graphix Solutions Lois Mitchell Paula & Carl Meyers Orthodontic Specialists, Dr. Koufos & Associates Sandy & Rich Pellar Margo Powers Peoples Bank Karen & Cornel Raab Diane & Stephen Rogers

Christine & Dr. Ronald Small Sue Eleuterio & Tom Sourlis The unPROFESSIONALS Elena Urschel Liz & Chris Valavanis Jenny & Dr. Bruce Yalowitz XT YEAR. S FOR NE

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SOUTH SHORE ARTS

Honor Roll of Donors FY2018 Looking back on the past fiscal year, South Shore Arts recognizes our many generous friends—individuals, families, corporations, foundations and governmental entities—who make it possible for us to do our work. The listing below represents cumulative cash and in-kind gifts received July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, excluding event tickets. $50,000 & above Marjorie Mills Trust $25,000-49,999 Alphawood Foundation Indiana Arts Commission South Shore Arts Endowment Fund $10,000-24,999 John W. Anderson Foundation BMO Harris Bank BP Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc. Indiana University Northwest Mead Family Foundation Morrow Family Foundation/ Christopher M. Morrow National Endowment for the Arts Debbie & Peter Nau Peoples Bank Karen & Cornel Raab The TIMES Media Company $5,000-9,999 Accucraft Imaging, Inc. Anonymous Family Endowment Fund City of Crown Point City of Hammond Community Healthcare System Carol & Joseph Fraley Hammond Machine Works, Inc. John S. and James L. Knight Fund at Legacy Foundation Legacy Foundation Lexus of Merrillville NIPSCO Precision Control Systems, Inc. David R. & Diane Kavadias Schneider Vanis Inc.

$2,500-4,999 Cathy & Cal Bellamy Donald H. Berwanger Endowment Fund Lynn & Stephen Bolanowski, Jr. Burke Costanza & Carberry, LLP John Cain Crown Point Community Foundation Sara & Jack Dietrich Endowment Fund Teri & Jim Dye Family Christian World, Inc. Franciscan Alliance Drs. Rebecca & Gustavo Galante Wanda L. & Richard W. Gardner Endowment Fund Doyin & Dr. Ayo Gomih Horseshoe Casino Hammond Amy & Dr. Michael Koufos Sandi & Ed Kozlowski Mary & Bruce Leep Pamela A. & William J. Lowe Judith Mayer Creative Neale Family Foundation Sandy & Richard Pellar Margo Powers Wintrust Commercial Banking $1,000-2,499 Tim and Sherry Anderson Arts Midwest Barnes & Thornburg, LLC Carly & Stephen Brandenburg Leane & David Cerven Kay Depel Denise & Major Dillard Eichhorn & Eichhorn First Midwest Bank Gary & Sandy Neale Endowment Fund Marcia and Willis H. Glaros Merrill Lynch/Corey Hecht Tricia Hernandez Jack Gray Transport/Danette Garza JoAnn & Chuck Long Endowment Fund Kappa Kappa Kappa, Beta Rho Chapter King, Brown & Murdaugh, LLC Irene Smith-King & Scott L. King Lake Street Gallery Cecelia Largura, Kathryn Brtko & Carolyn Gorman Largus Graphix Solutions Rona & David Lasser Karen & Scott Lauerman Maureen & Dr. Michael Luongo McMahon & Associates Mechanical Concepts, Inc. Ann & David Mika MonoSol Purdue University Northwest R.L. Millies & Associates Regional Award for Young Artists Endowment Fund Alexandra Gardner Riddle Endowment Fund Cherie & Michael Rippey

Mary & Dave Ryan Tracy & Marc Schwimmer Constance M. Skozen South Lake Women's Health Surovek Family Award Fund Theodoros & Rooth, P.C. Cinda Urschel Elena Urschel O'Neill McFadden & Willett Jenny & Bruce Yalowitz $500-999 Victoria & Stephen Adik Otie & Ken Anderson Arctic Engineering Frank Baccino Nancy Benson Ann & David Bochnowski Centier Bank Sylvia & Tom Collins Paula Ferkull & Walter Rebovich Ann Fox Gardner Salon Show Endowment Fund David Jensen Kappa Kappa Kappa, Gamma Theta Chapter Elaine, Aysegul & Ismail Kisisel Mary Anne & Elden LaHayne Lithographic Communications, LLC Paula & Carl Meyers Lois Mitchell Linda & Myron Nidetz Salon Show Endowment Fund Northwest Indiana Business Magazine Ag Perryman Salon Show Prize Fund Wendy & Ted Prettyman Joanne & Rick Svetanoff Janet Trusty Liz & Chris Valavanis $250-499 Christian Bartholomew Patti & Fred Beckman, Jr. Rita Berg Norma J. & John M. Cain, Jr. Endowment Fund Eileen & John Curosh Orval O. & Margaret Haag Salon Show Endowment Fund Karen & Terry McMahon Mary Louise Mybeck Clare & Lucy Oesterle Endowment Fund Patricia & Durward Schuetz Endowment Fund Shawn & Jeff Strack Sean Taylor Marcie & Don Wheeler Beatrice Zandstra


Meet Our Staff! Mara Clark was recently hired as the new manager of the South Arts Gift Shop. Mara graduated with a BS in Hospitality Management from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Her background is in sales, retail and merchandising, and she has worked for independent stores throughout her career. Mara sees the South Shore Arts Gift Shop as a perfect fit for supporting local and small business. For the past dozen years, Mara has worked as an Independent Manufacturer Representative for L.M. Marketing and Sales in Chicago, where she honed her sales skills on the wholesale side, developing a large network and long-term relationships with trade show participants and clients, including gift shops, hospital shops, museums, tourist centers, boutiques and schools. She participated in all aspects of trade shows from set up to break down and everything in between, implementing and maintaining rack programs, merchandiser and plan-o-grams. As Gift Shop Manager, Mara will be responsible for everything from selecting and displaying inventory, to inviting artists to sell their work on consignment, to updating and maintaining South Shore Poster information on the website. Mara succeeds Jackie Wickland who served as Gift Shop Manager for 16 years. Managerial Accountant William Schultz has worked as a professional accountant for 40 years. He joined the South Shore Arts staff last fall after 20 years with the now shuttered Montgomery Ward retail store, starting his career a few blocks away as a management trainee at the Munster store. From there he was transferred to the corporate headquarters in Chicago, holding progressing positions in accounting, auditing and financial analysis. After the company’s closure in 2001, Bill worked for several interior design, architecture and IT companies in Chicago, becoming an expert in small company professional services accounting. In these capacities, he developed a knack for simplifying “left brain” accounting for “right brain” artistic management, working with several talented high-profile artistic individuals. Bill grew up in Whiting and attended Purdue University Calumet, attaining his BS in Industrial Management/Accounting. He met his wife Terrie at Montgomery Ward, and they reside in Munster with their two cats, numerous tropical fish, backyard squirrels, rabbits, birds and an occasional deer. Bill spends his free time at Centennial Park golf course and Fitness Pointe health club. Bill and Terrie enjoy summer festivals throughout the region and listening to the occasional Oldies band. Bill has been a patron of the Northwest Indiana Symphony over the years, attending concerts at the Star Plaza and other venues, as well as summer concerts. When he heard that his current position had become available, he made the decision to eliminate his daily three-hour round trip commute and devote his energy to local organizations that he already supported and respected. Bill’s overall responsibilities include providing financial reports and information on the 20 cost centers that comprise the activities of two nonprofit organizations, enabling the directors to make strategic decisions and focus on operations, programming and fundraising.


fall art classes *

South Shore Arts Members receive a 10% discount on classes.

SEPTEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 7, 2019 Classes range from 6 to 9 weeks in length.

Classes and Workshops for Pre-K, Children, Teens, Adults & Seniors South Shore Arts has been offering quality art instruction for nearly 50 years. Classes include a wide variety of disciplines and media for any interest and ability level. The talented instructors at South Shore Arts are primarily working artists with degrees in their respective fields.

Classes are offered at three locations—the Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster, the Artful Garden in Crown Point and Substation No. 9 in Hammond.


Enjoy the Benefits of Membership!

Benefactor $500-$999 Enjoy all of the benefits of Sponsor membership, plus: • One complimentary art class • 25% discount on one purchase of exhibited artwork • 50% discount on one purchase in the Gift Shop Life Member $1,000 Enjoy all of the benefits of Benefactor membership, plus: • Recognition in printed materials and in the Gallery

Individual $45 • Free admission to exhibitions with an admission fee • Complimentary invitations to exhibition openings • 10% discount on classes • 10% discount on items purchased in the Gift Shop • Advance notice about programs, exhibitions and special events • Complimentary subscription to the monthly e-newsletter • Complimentary subscription to the quarterly Convergence magazine • Complimentary invitations to lectures • Access to art lending library

Artist $40 Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee. Student $25 Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee. Please enclose copy of student I.D.

Family/Dual $65 BEST DEAL!! Enjoy all of the benefits of Individual membership for two to four family members Patron $125-$249 Enjoy all of the benefits of Family/Dual membership, plus: • A special South Shore Arts gift • Invitation to exclusive monthly ”Member’s Appreciation Day” with 20% discount on items purchased in the Gift Shop • Complimentary invitation to an annual thank you event for Patron members • 10% discount on one purchase of exhibited artwork • Special discounts on workshops, performances and tours Sponsor $250-$499 Enjoy all of the benefits of Patron membership, plus: • Complimentary South Shore Poster: “Hats Off to the Arts”

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art classes

REGISTER ONLINE www.southshoreartsonline.org FALL CLASSES Start September 30, 2019 (No Classes November 25–30)

Art Classes for Children, Teens, Adults & Seniors

Looking for quality art instruction? You’ve found it! South Shore Arts employs a talented staff of teaching artists. Many of our instructors are professional artists currently working in the field. They bring their knowledge and talents to create a vibrant learning experience like no other!

South Shore Arts members receive

Please visit our website for full class descriptions and online registration. A staff member will also be happy to assist you with your registration by phone or in person at our Munster and Crown Point branches.

applicable classes.

MUNSTER

AGE GROUP

MONDAYS Watercolor Painting Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics Studio Figure Drawing Studio Black & White Darkroom Photography

ages ages ages ages

16–adult 16–adult 18–adult 16–adult

1:00 6:00 6:30 6:00

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TUESDAYS Senior Ceramics Studio Art Foundations Children’s Intro to Drawing Art Foundations Children’s Drawing Studio - All Levels Painting Studio - Water-Based Media Intro to Ceramics

ages ages ages ages ages ages ages

55+ 3–5 6–8 6-9 8–10 16–adult 16–adult

2:30 4:30 4:30 5:30 5:30 6:00 6:00

WEDNESDAYS Drawing Studio - All Levels Manga: Japanese Comics - All Levels Relief Printmaking *NEW* Intro to Photoshop *FALL ONLY*

ages ages ages ages

16–adult 9–16 9–16 16–adult

SATURDAYS Intro to Ceramics: Handbuilding Youth Drawing Studio Intro to Ceramics: Handbuilding Youth Intro to Drawing Ceramics Studio - All Levels

ages ages ages ages ages

9–12 9–15 5–8 9–15 11–15

TIME

4:00 9:00 9:00 8:30

10% off

DATE

pm pm pm pm

Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec.

2 2 2 2

PRICE

M130 M136 M148 M124

$ 190 $ 235 $ 220 $ 235

Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept.

30 30 30 30

– 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct.

1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Dec. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Dec. Dec.

3 5 5 5 5 3 3

M136b M296a M179a M296b M344 M127 M136a

$ 235 $ 95 $ 95 $ 95 $ 95 $ 190 $ 235

11:00 4:30 5:00 6:30

– 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct.

2 2 2 2

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4 4 4 6

M127a M353 M179 M200

$ 135 $ 120 $ 140 $ 95

9:00 9:00 10:30 10:30 11:30

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Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct.

5 5 5 5 5

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Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec.

7 7 7 7 7

M101b M112 M101 M146 M119

$ 140 $ 120 $ 140 $ 120 $ 140

M400

$ 125

10:30 am 10:30 am 11:30 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

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WORKSHOPS (No Discounts) Hat Making 101 *NEW*

ages 16–adult

10:00 – 3:00 pm

Online registration & class details www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org 219/836-1839 x 100

Sunday, Nov. 3


CROWN POINT

AGE GROUP

TIME

DATE

Ref. No.

PRICE

MONDAYS Manga: Japanese Comics - All Levels

ages 9–16

5:30

Sept. 30 – Dec. 2

CP312

$ 120

R

– 7:00 pm

TUESDAYS Assemblage: Art from the Everyday ages 16–adult 1:00 – 3:00 pm Oct. 1 – Dec. 3 CP601 $ 135 WEDNESDAYS Art Foundations ages 3–5 3:30 – 4:30 pm Oct. 2 – Nov. 6 CP149 $ 95 Art Foundations ages 6–9 4:30 – 5:30 pm Oct. 2 – Nov. 6 CP149b $ 95 Children’s Intro to Drawing & Painting ages 5–9 5:30 – 6:30 pm Oct. 2 – Nov. 6 CP308 $ 100 THURSDAYS Senior Art Workshop (no discounts) Senior Art Workshop (no discounts)

ages 55+ ages 55+

1:00 3:00

SUBSTATION NO. 9

AGE GROUP

MONDAYS Senior Art Workshop (no discounts)

ages 55+

Oct. 3 – Dec. 5 Oct. 3 – Dec. 5

CP133 CP133a

$ 95 $ 95

TIME

DATE

Ref. No.

PRICE

10:30 – 12:30 pm

Sept. 30 – Dec. 2

H121

$ 95

REFUND POLICY

– 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, a full refund will be granted. Refunds, minus a 10% processing fee, for class withdrawal will be allowed only if notification is made before the second class meeting. No refunds will be made for withdrawal after the second class meeting. No refunds will be made on memberships.

GIVE THE GIFT OF ART South Shore Arts has gift certificates available. Contact 219/836.1839 x 100 for information.

SPONSOR A SCHOLARSHIP Are you an individual or business looking for a creative way to give back? Sponsor a scholarship! It can be for one student for one class session or establish an entire scholarship fund. This is a great idea as a charitable donation or for planned giving. Contact 219/836.1839 x 101

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SEPTEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 7, 2019 IN MUNSTER, HAMMOND &  CROWN POINT 

Profile for Judith Mayer

Convergence Magazine Fall 2019  

South Shore Arts Quarterly Magazine

Convergence Magazine Fall 2019  

South Shore Arts Quarterly Magazine

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