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convergence SOUTH SHORE ARTS MAGAZINE SUMMER 2015


Friday, June 5, 2015, 6pm At The Center for Visual and Performing Arts 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana

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Convergence is a quarterly publication of South Shore Arts

We transform the South Shore through the arts.

Center for Visual and Performing Arts

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South Shore Arts is always seeking instructors to teach classes in drama, dance, and the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, ceramics and more for its everykid program. South Shore Arts also is seeking pre-school art instructors. Pre-school applicants need not submit portfolio or slides of artwork.

South Shore Arts Board of Directors

An application form is available in PDF format at www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org or by calling 219 / 836.1839, ext. 103.

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President David Mika VP Administration Danette Garza VP Development Karen Raab VP Education David Schneider VP Exhibitions Sandi Kozlowski VP Governance Gus Galante, M.D. VP Marketing Judith Mayer VP Regional Services Irene Smith-King VP Symphony Melissa Neff Secretary Julie Mintz Treasurer Tim Anderson Immediate Past President Michael Luongo, M.D. Carly Brandenburg Pat Colander Denise Dillard Doyin Gomih

Carol Green-Fraley Steven Johnson Julia Kwait Karen Lauerman Heather Levin Karen Maravilla Peter Mavrelis, M.D. Heather McCarthy Dan Nita Joel Palaschak Viraj Patel Cherie Rippey Connie Skozen Rick Soria Liz Valavanis Jeremy Willett Jenny Yalowitz Legacy Board Members

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

South Shore Arts Staff

Executive Director John Cain, ext. 102 Director of Marketing and Development Tricia Hernandez, ext. 107 Director of Exhibitions Laura Cutler, ext. 108 Director of Education Jillian Van Volkenburgh, ext. 101 Education Coordinator Kimberly McKinley, ext. 103­­­­ Director of Finance and Administration Christine McCabe, 219 / 836-0525, ext. 202 Bookkeeper Jennifer Willett, 219 / 836-0525, ext. 202 Special Projects Director Donna Catalano, ext. 104 Administrative Assistant Kelly Freeman, ext. 100 Gift Shop Manager Jackie Wickland, ext. 106­­­­­­ Assistant Manager Andrea Miller Branch Manager Leona Jurincie, Crown Point 219 / 663.0200 Substation No. 9 219 / 933.0200

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Alan Larkin, Apotheosis, Oil on canvas © 2015 South Shore Arts and its licensors. All rights reserved. Printing: Largus Printing Design: Judith Mayer / Keyword Design

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


Through the Looking Glass:

outstanding midwest artist exhibit

The Work of Alan Larkin South Shore Arts is pleased to present Through the Looking Glass, the fifth in our Outstanding Midwest Artist series, featuring contemporary artist and educator Alan Larkin. Greatly influenced by myth and literature, Larkin’s work is mysterious, provocative and, at times, humorous. “Art should be about wonder and magic,” the artist states. Through the Looking Glass is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s famous book about a little girl named Alice who ponders what the world is like on the other side of a mirror’s reflection. Stepping through the looking glass, she enters into a strange world where nothing is what it seems. This idea reflects Larkin’s intention to portray worlds in which small heroines are often confronted with new and confusing ideas. “I spend a lot of time poking through antiques shops waiting for little figures to call out to me,” he says. “All of a sudden, an object, possessing almost human presence, commands my attention. Certain objects, such as the brass pig and iron donkey, appear again and again in my work. They are rich with pathos and remind me of my childhood.” Larkin considers himself first and foremost a painter of beauty. In Apotheosis, Larkin glorifies his subject, a small stuffed elephant, to a divine level. “I keep looking for small figurines that are expressive, amusing, pensive, sad. Like a Butterfly, a painting that I finished earlier this year, deals

with one of my frequent themes: the yearning of small things. There’s something small within each of us that wants always to be greater than it apparently is.” Often Larkin’s work feels as though the objects he has painted will awaken and come to life the moment you leave the room. Technically, his works are remarkable for the way in which textures and reflective surfaces are painted. Evidence of his long time interest in the Pre-Raphaelite painters and Dutch masters can be seen in his fine execution. “I like to include a range of finishes in my work, areas which are highly refined such as hands and ankles can be made more visually potent by contrasting them with areas that are more gestural such as dresses or drapes. The challenge is to bring everything into balance.” Originally from Minnesota, Larkin’s earliest influence was his father Eugene Larkin, a teacher and nationally known printmaker. Larkin received his B.A. in art from Carleton College in 1975 and his M.F.A. in printmaking from the Pennsylvania State University in 1977. He spent his first 13 years at IU South Bend working almost exclusively in the area of printmaking, particularly lithography. In 1991, he began to focus more on pastel drawing and oil painting. During Larkin’s 37 years as Assistant and Associate Professor of Printmaking, he maintained a prolific output of lithographs, etchings, pastel drawings and oil paintings. In 2013, he retired from teaching, drawing and printmaking and focuses solely on his art-making practice today. Larkin has won numerous prizes in regional and national competitions, including the Great Lakes Pastel Society Award at the 29th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of America and the Best of Show at the 75th Annual Hoosier Salon Exhibit in Indianapolis. His works are in numerous collections, including those of Pillsbury, NIPSCO, and Lincoln Life Insurance Companies. He is represented by Castle Gallery (Fort Wayne, IN), Wilson Gallery (Kendallville, IN) and the Thaddeus C. Gallery (La Porte, IN). Articles about his work have appeared in both American Artist Magazine and the Pastel Journal. South Shore Arts premiered the Outstanding Midwest Artist series in 2007 to expand our reach as an exhibition venue, explore the creative roots of contemporary visual artists, introduce seminal exhibitions to the public and strengthen the relationship among artists and their audiences in the Midwest. Through the Looking Glass: The Work of Alan Larkin will run June 14 through August 30, 2015, with a reception for the artist on Sunday, June 14, from noon to 3pm, during the Family Arts Festival at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Left, Alan Larkin, Through the Looking Glass, Oil on canvas Opposite, Alan Larkin, The Memory Wall, Pastel


exhibitions

FAREWELL TO

UNDERWRITING SPONSORS Peoples Bank Strack & Van Til Tortillas Nuevo Leon Indiana University Northwest

MEDIA SPONSORS

The TIMES Media Company

MARKETING SPONSOR

Judith Mayer & Keyword Design

The winter blockbuster exhibit, The Complete Frida Kahlo: Her Paintings, Her Life, Her Story, was enthusiastically embraced by the community. Adults and kids alike visited the exhibit to learn about and enjoy the re-created collection of work by this iconic 20th century artist. Over 200 people attended the VIP Reception and Wine Tasting on Tuesday, January 20, which featured delicious wines and craft beers from Indiana Wine and Spirits and Indiana Beverage. Entertainment set the mood with the musicianship of guitarist Marco Villarreal and dancers from Ballet Folklorico Tapatio of Northwest Indiana. It was a fitting send off for Frida! South Shore Arts thanks our many exhibit sponsors. Left, Liz & Chris Valavanis

David & Ann Bochnowski, Gus Galante, William Lowe

BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPONSORS Sherry & Tim Anderson Carly & Steve Brandenburg Denise & Major Dillard Drs. Becca & Gus Galante Karen Maravilla & Raymundo Garcia Danette Garza Doyin & Ayo Gomih,M.D. Irene & Scott King Sandi & Ed Kozlowski Maureen & Michael Luongo, M.D. Betsy & Peter Mavrelis, M.D. Julie & Mike Mintz, DDS Melissa & Ralph Neff Terri & Viraj Patel Karen & Cornel Raab Diane & David Schneider Connie Skozen Liz & Chris Valavanis Jenny & Bruce Yalowitz, M.D. COMMUNITY SPONSORS Drs. Amy & Dennis Han Pamela & William Lowe, Ph.D. Pinnacle Hospital Garcia Engineering Hammond Machine Works


exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITS CENTER FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS 41st Annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Art Exhibition April 24–May 13, 2015 Reception & Awards Ceremony: Sunday, May 3, 2015, 1–3pm (Awards at 1:30pm)

Terry Jasinski, Dice, Airbrush

Outstanding Midwest Artist Series Through the Looking Glass: The Work of Alan Larkin Curated by Laura Cutler June 14–August 30, 2015 Artist Reception: Sunday, June 14, 12–3pm

Nick Pacific, Untitled, Resin, Acrylic, ink & glitter

ATRIUM GALLERY Flags of My Disposition: The Prints of Eugene Larkin April 3–June 21, 2015 Reception: Sunday June 14, 12–3pm Air Show: Terry Jasinski June 26–September 6, 2015

Alan Larkin, Animal Pleasures, Pig in Clover, Etching

Eugene Larkin, Around Cedar Lake, Lithograph Denee Webster, Homewood-Flossmoor, Wet Face, 2014 TriCounty High School Exhibit, Donald H. Berwanger Scholarship Award of Excellence

CROWN POINT BRANCH Transportation Transformations: Photography by Kathleen Hocker April 10–June 27, 2015 Wood, Maybe: The Turnings of Lars Jensen July 3–September 12, 2015

SUBSTATION NO. 9 Viscosity and Permanence: Paintings by Nick Pacific Continues through June 13, 2015 Selves: Works on Paper by Dan Lenehan June 19–August 28, 2015

Lars Jensen, Inclined, Corn meal, obsidian, pastel & resin

Kathleen Hocker, All Aboard the L & N, Photography

Dan Lenehan, Untitled Couple, Oil pastel on paper


Behind the Easel South Shore Arts Instructor Profiles

Edgar Degas said, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.� South Shore Arts takes pride in our diverse teaching talent. Our instructors believe that there is power in sharing creativity. Behind each class and program is a great instructor. Marco Salazar, Fawn Szymoniak and Bill Barrick are three examples of the accomplished talent at South Shore Arts. Marco Salazar sees art as a way of giving back. He credits art as a strong positive influence early in his life and as one of the driving forces behind working with area youth. Marco enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Desert Storm. After his honorable discharge, he pursued his art education, studying at the School of the Art Institute, American Academy of Art and Columbia. He also became a certified Grumbacher fine art instructor. As one of our outreach instructors, Marco is an integral part of the UNIVERSO: Educational Arts Immersion program provided at no cost to students in East Chicago. Through South Shore Arts, he is also teaching middle school art at East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy. Marco has been a supportive volunteer with South Shore Arts but his vibrant art career and volunteerism goes beyond his work with us. Marco founded Marcoart, LLC, providing a variety of art and design services to private and corporate clients. He is also part of Chicago BrushMasters, who donate 100% of auction proceeds to the Ronald McDonald House. He is also a nationally exhibiting artist. Fawn Szymoniak has been teaching classes and workshops with South Shore Arts since 2010. She graduated with honors in Graphic Design and is a freelance designer who also works for CR Publications. Working under the pen name, Kojika Sanzaki, Fawn is a published author of both novels and graphic novels, including the Fall of the Dragon trilogy and her ongoing Zos Kias series. Bringing her knowledge of Eastern Arts to South Shore Arts, she teaches Manga classes that explore skills in the popular art of Japanese-style comics. Fawn also teaches Intro to Japanese Art, where students learn about calligraphy, origami and sumi-e. In Fantasy Drawing, Fawn teaches drawing techniques that focus on mythological creatures from various cultures. She is also offering a new introductory level workshop, Sewing 101, in our summer catalog. Traveling the world studying book arts, Bill Barrick brings old world techniques to South Shore Arts. He is an artist, illustrator and graphic designer with a Masters in Education from Purdue University. Bill was awarded the Eli Lilly Indiana Teacher Creativity Award in 2008. Traveling extensively throughout Italy and Switzerland where he studied the arts of papermaking, calligraphy

and hand-bookbinding, Bill is dedicated to preserving and advancing ancient crafts used in bookmaking. At South Shore Arts, he offers a number of book art and paper craft workshops, including bookbinding, calligraphy and book restoration. In his calligraphy workshops he teaches the beautiful art of hand lettering. Students learn the history of calligraphy, including pens, inks and paper. He guides his students through the foundation of proper letterforms, proportions and consistency. The techniques learned can be used to create greeting cards, invitations and more. Using methods dating back to the Medieval period, Bill takes his students on a virtual tour of Europe and ancient book arts. Students learn how to make handcrafted books and learn about the history of papermaking and books of that period. South Shore Arts instructors bring unique talents and real life experiences to our classes and programs to create an enriching learning experience!

Bill Barrick

Fawn Szymoniak

Marco Salazar


harmonic convergence

South Shore Summer Music Festival

The 2015 South Shore Summer Music Festival will feature free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony in five communities across Northwest Indiana during July and August. Everyone is welcome to come early, bring lawn chairs and blankets, relax and enjoy the music! July 18—Cedar Lake, 7:30pm Town Complex Grounds (7408 Constitution Ave) Rain Location: Hanover High School, 10120 W. 133rd Ave

WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTHWEST INDIANA SYMPHONY SOCIET Y

July 25—Crown Point, 7:30pm Franciscan Communities (Corner of Main and Franciscan) Rain Location: Crown Point High School, 1500 S. Main St July 31—Hammond, 7:30pm Wolf Lake Pavilion (Calumet Ave at Sheffield Ave) Rain Location: Calumet College of St. Joseph Athletic Center, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting August 1—Griffith, 7:30pm Central Park (600 N. Broad St) Rain Location: Griffith High School, 600 N. Wiggs St August 2—Schererville, 5pm Redar Park (Austin St north of US 30) Rain Location: TBD Summer concert information is available by calling the Symphony office at 219/836-0525 or by visiting www.nisorchestra.org.

2015 May Wine Brunch Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Radisson Hotel - Celebrity Ballroom 800 East 81st Avenue • Merrillville, IN

2015 FESTIVAL SPONSOR

With additional support from

10 AM Boulevard of Shoppes • 11 AM May Wine 12 Noon Brunch • 1PM Jim Bulanda Raffle Drawing • Best Hat Contest For tickets ($45): call 219-836-0525 x206 Make reservations by May 6, 2015


At left, guests enjoy dinner at tables made of 100-year-old Balinese boats; below right, Chefs Gary Sanders and Nicole Bissonnette hard at work. Photos by Tony Martin.

Dee Dee Does Downton by John Cain

Reprinted with permission of Shore magazine The Mystery Dinner, a South Shore Arts tradition benefiting educational art programs for children in schools, recently celebrated its fifth incarnation with an evening that featured the cuisine of executive chefs Nicole Bissonnette and Gary Sanders of Bartlett’s. One element that was different about this Mystery Dinner was that it wasn’t held in a private home. This time, we were invited into a retail setting, an art gallery owned by that indefatigable, inventive entrepreneur, owner of the New Buffalo Times and booster of Harbor Country, Dee Dee Duhn. Housed in a former bowling alley on Red Arrow Highway, Ateliers is a dazzling emporium filled with trademark Dee Dee Duhn exotica: Buddhas, Ganeshes, pagodas glittering with tea lights. Thanks to its proprietress, the structure has taken on landmark status with a Hollywood-style Union Pier sign running across the roof line. Among the intoxicating items throughout the store, a Singha from Indonesia is truly remarkable. Made of sacred jack wood and carved all from one tree, its mate is in the presidential palace in Jakarta, Java. Nearby, a reclining Buddha in a pond with floating candles looked quite relaxed despite his sold sign indicating that he’ll soon have a new home in Indiana. The 1940s building with original floor and lane markings, the bowling alley’s gutters covered over with metal plates and the whole place topped by a barreled wood ceiling, is dotted throughout with seating that comes in the most intriguing shapes and sizes. A pair of “Highball Chairs” in chartreuse appeared to be the world’s tallest, most over-

sized wing chairs, reminding one of something Alice might have found in Wonderland. There was even a chair covered in fur. Dee Dee, a woman of many guises, was looking très Cher, circa 1985, for the evening with a black feathered headdress, black leather pants and black stiletto boots that made her seem very much in charge, even without a whip and despite the madness swirling about her. Ever the considerate hostess, she had engineered a cunning attempt at a plastic-covered red carpet to prevent the ladies, resplendent in their finery, from sinking into the thawing March muck and possibly losing a designer heel as they disembarked from their chauffeur-driven conveyance provided for the evening by Southlake Limousine. It worked! Upon arriving, guests were dazzled by their surroundings. It was a bounty of sensory delights. Hors d’oeuvres were passed butler-style (some thinking we were real butlers): pork rillettes on artisan bread with pickled veggies, deviled eggs with crispy pork belly lardons, and spoons of tuna tartare, all accompanied by the evening’s signature cocktail, a St-Germain Elderflower grapefruit martini, shaken not stirred. It was not a good night for keeping Kosher, observing Lent or adhering closely to Dr. Atkins. While all religious and dietary restrictions were being cast asunder, I nipped behind a tiki god and downed two of each appetizer, washing them down with two cocktails. Dee Dee had created an atmosphere of warmth and relaxation accompanied to music by guitarist Ottmar Liebert. It was a beautiful setting: laughter filled the old bowling alley to its exposed rafters. Guests were seated at a


table made of 100-year-old teak fishing boats from Bali, very rustic and cool and comfortably accommodating all ten. Dee Dee had added bits of glamour with candlelight, peacock feathers and comfortable upholstered chairs. Shortly after the first course, references to “Downton Abbey” began to circulate around the table. It’s amazing how quickly people take to being treated like the 1%. “Give our compliments to the staff below stairs, Carson,” one guest said to me. Seriously? I had to be Carson, the old guy with a stick up his butt? I couldn’t be one of the cute footmen? “Certainly, m’lord,” I responded reluctantly. (My better half, the internationally renowned puppeteer, immediately claimed Thomas for himself—naturally, the hot villain of the piece. There’s nothing worse than a flippant, fickle footman.) Life is cruel, indeed, for the 99%. Perhaps the number one most phenomenal aspect of the event was that the chefs prepared the entire six-course meal, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails WITHOUT A KITCHEN! I can’t cook WITH one, so you can imagine how impressive it was to watch Nicole and Gary at work behind a makeshift screen, possibly imported from Bali, that separated the prep area from the guests but did not entirely conceal the hustlebustle behind the scenes. Nicole and Gary’s pas de deux was fascinating to watch, like a finely tuned ballet, each one silently understanding where to go with what and when, not to mention how! They made it all seem effortless, dishing up scallops and halibut and rack of lamb and all without an oven or a stove. “Have you done this before?” I asked amazed. “Yes,” Nicole replied. “And it takes a lot of hard-learned lessons over the years.” The wine flowed freely—too freely for some. The chef recommended a certain pinot noir for the fish course. “I couldn’t possibly,” demurred a guest as I tried to fill her glass. “Oh go ahead and try it,” said her neighbor, “Just for the halibut!” The lure of shopping is a siren song, and the guests happily wandered throughout the store in between courses. Who could blame them—everything sparkled! After dinner, Dee Dee invited everybody to enjoy a cup of Gevalia coffee and a private Ateliers shopping experience. A flurry of

wine-fueled spending followed, because, after four hours of non-stop eating and drinking, who doesn’t need a little retail therapy? And when Dee Dee announced that 10% of all purchases that night would go to South Shore Arts, it seemed like a patriotic duty to spend. Many remarked that it was the best night of their lives—or at the very least, the best meal of their lives. “I feel like a princess,” stated one enthusiastic guest of the outstanding food and service. South Shore Arts board member David Schneider, who had purchased the evening with his wife Diane for a record sum at last year’s annual Beaux Arts Ball, described the evening as “magical.” “What we experienced was beyond anything we could have imagined when we bid last June,” he said. “The time went by too quickly.” As a thank you, one couple bought the beautiful, towering candelabra that Dee Dee had used as the table’s centerpiece, as a gift for Diane and David. And as for our hostess, “I just loved being included,” Dee Dee said. “It was a pleasure and honor to host the Mystery Dinner and to have two fabulous, famous chefs create in my industrial, state-of-the-art kitchen.” (I think that last part was meant to be funny.) “It was fun!” said Chef Nicole. “Almost like a reality TV cooking show. No, wait, that will be in a couple weeks,” a reference to Nicole and Gary’s son, young Ian Sanders, age eight, who is up for a spot on the next season of MasterChef Junior! So, to all parties involved, I extend my heartfelt gratitude. Nicole and Gary were miracle workers, at least in my eyes, being able to produce all that delicious food without a kitchen. Dee Dee was the hostess with the mostest (as if one would have expected anything less). And to Pat Colander of Shore, our Mrs. Hughes who would probably rather be Lady Mary, I say thank you for being the force behind this. I THE MENU enjoyed attempting First Course Seared Diver to rinse off dishes Scallop over wi lted spinach & crispy Polenta with you in Dee with a Sweet Corn Shellfish Succotash, to pped with toba Dee’s back room. cco onions The Second Course Lobster Bisque 2015 Mystery finished with sherry Dinner will be Third Course Salt Roasted auctioned at the Beet Salad wi th baby greens & Quinoa, fin ished with sh Beaux Arts Ball erry vinaigrette balsamic onio , ns & Humbold on June 5! t fog goat cheese

Fourth Course Seared Halibut over Forbidde Chinese Ram n Black en Shiitake Mushr Rice Noodles with Smoked oom & fresh he rb in a Citrus Miso Broth Main Course Grill Roasted Rack of Lamb, paired with a Celery Root -Oxtail Potato Cake, wilted garlic kale & a natural lam b jus To Finish Spiced Panna Co Bing Cherry Co tta topped with Smoked mpote & Lace Almond Tuile


TickeTs are $25 - $65 • sTudenTs are $10

1040 Ridge Road • Munster, IN 219/836.0525 www.nisorchestra.org Kirk Muspratt - Music Director & Conductor


summer art classes *

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

JUNE 8 - AUGUST 22, 2015 Classes are 10 weeks unless otherwise noted. Early registration ends May 21st — save 10% on most classes!

South Shore Arts is pleased to offer quality art classes at three locations in a wide variety of disciplines and media. Classes are available for ages birth through adult. The gifted instructors at South Shore Arts are primarily working artists with degrees in their respective fields. In addition to the many classes offered at our headquarters in Munster’s Center for Visual and Performing Arts––including drawing, pottery, painting, cartooning, origami, and photography––South Shore Arts maintains two branch locations. Substation No. 9 in downtown Hammond offers classes in drawing, airbrushing, painting, Mommy & Me “Book to Art” and a senior art workshop. South Shore Arts’ Crown Point location just north of the historic courthouse square offers drawing, painting, pottery, a senior art workshop, and manga, among others. A variety of children’s and adult workshops and one week art camps for children are offered in Munster and Crown Point.


at a glance

Class details and refund policy: www.SouthShoreArtsOnline.org

MUNSTER

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birth–5 9–15 16–adult 9–15 9–15 16–adult 14–adult 16–adult

10:00 1:00 1:00 3:00 3:00 6:00 6:00 6:30

June 8 – July 27 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – July 6 July 13 – Aug. 10 June 8 – Aug. 10 June 8 – July 13 June 8 – Aug. 10

M389 M245 M130 M441a M441b M136 M439 M124

$ 152 $ 120 $ 195 $ 55 $ 55 $ 225 $ 125 $ *215

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12–adult 12–adult 6–8 6–10 16–adult 9–adult 16–adult

9:00 – 10:00 am 10:00 – 11:00 am 1:00 – 2:00 pm 2:00 – 3:30 pm 3:30 – 5:30 pm 5:00 – 6:30 pm 6:30 – 8:30 pm

June June June June June June June

M366 M367 M179 M295 M334 M113a M127

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

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5–6 5–6 12–adult 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult 16–adult

9:30 – 10:30 am 9:30 – 10:30 am 9:00 – 11:00 am 11:00 – 1:00 pm 1:00 – 3:00 pm 6:00 – 8:30 pm 6:30 – 9:30 pm 6:30 – 9:30 pm

June 17 – July 8 July 15 – Aug. 12 June 10 – Aug. 12 June 10 – Aug. 12 June 10 – Aug. 12 June 10 – Aug. 12 June 10 – June 24 June 10 – Aug. 12

M196a M196b M353 M127b M127a M314 M126 M122

$ 45 $ 55 $ 145 $ 145 $ 145 $ 205 $ 80 $ *215

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2–3 2–3 3–4 3–4 8–10 11–15 16–adult

9:30 9:30 10:45 10:45 1:00 2:00 6:30

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June 18 – July 9 July 16 – Aug. 13 June 11 – July 9 July 16 – Aug. 13 June 11 – Aug. 13 June 11 – Aug. 13 June 11 – Aug. 13

M104 M104a M183a M183b M344 M296 M164

$ 45 $ 55 $ 55 $ 55 $ 95 $ 120 $ 145

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9–15 9–12 16–adult 5–8 9–15 11–15 9–15 9–adult 11–adult

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June June June June June June June June June

M112 M101b M328 M101 M146 M119 M146a M113 M114

$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $

120 140 80 140 120 140 120 120 120 30 35 20

MONDAYS Music Together in Munster (no discounts) Children’s Intro to Painting Watercolor Painting The Art of Origami The Art of Origami Adult Pottery Photoshop Elements (bring laptop w/software) Intermed. B/W Photography w/Dark Room TUESDAYS Fantasy Drawing Exploring Japanese Art Basic Drawing for Kids Art Studio Colored Pencil Introduction to Cartooning Beginning Drawing for Adults WEDNESDAYS Creative Fingers Creative Fingers Intro to Manga Intermed./Adv. Drawing for Adults Beginning Drawing for Adults Drawing & Painting Portraits 35mm Photo Techniques Intro B/W Photography w/Dark Room THURSDAYS Mommy & Me (with caregiver) Mommy & Me (with caregiver) Colors of the Rainbow Colors of the Rainbow Drawing Art Studio Intermed./Adv. Drawing for Adults SATURDAYS (no classes July 4) Children’s Intermediate/Advanced Drawing Beginning Handbuilding Pottery Intro to Digital Camera Techniques Beginning Handbuilding Pottery Children’s Beginning Drawing Pottery Children’s Intermediate Drawing Introduction to Cartooning Advanced Cartooning & Superheroes WORKSHOPS (no discounts) Sewing 101 (Sat.) Painting on Clay Tile (Sat.) Create Your Own “Ugly Doll” (Sat.) SUMMER ART CAMPS (no discounts) It’s A Jungle Out There! Interest in Pinterest Circus - Under the Big Top Drawing & Painting Girl’s Tea Party Artist Skill Building * add $20 lab fee

– 10:45 am – 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm – 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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ages 12 – adult ages 16–adult ages 8 and up

9:30 – 1:00 pm 10:00 – 2:00 pm 10:00 – 12:00 pm

June 20 June 27 July 18

M435 M410 M440

$ $ $

ages ages ages ages ages ages

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June 15 – June 19 June 22 – June 26 July 6 – July 10 July 13 – July 17 July 20 – July 24 July 27 – July 31

M225a M225b M225c M225d M225e M225f

$ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75 $ 75

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MONDAYS Intro to Manga ages 12–adult 12:30 – 2:30 pm June 8 – Aug. 10 CP312 $ 145 Fantasy Drawing ages 12–adult 2:30 – 3:30 pm June 8 – Aug. 10 CP323 $ 95 Exploring Japanese Art ages 12–adult 3:30 – 4:30 pm June 8 – Aug. 10 CP324 $ 95 TUESDAYS Colors of the Rainbow ages 3–4 12:30 – 1:30 pm June 9 – July 7 CP183a $ 55 Colors of the Rainbow ages 3–4 12:30 – 1:30 pm July 14 – Aug. 11 CP183b $ 45 Creative Fingers ages 5–6 1:45 – 2:45 pm June 9 – July 7 CP149a $ 55 Creative Fingers ages 5–6 1:45 – 2:45 pm July 14 – Aug. 11 CP149b $ 45 Painting for Adults ages 16–adult 6:00 – 9:00 pm June 9 – Aug. 11 CP117 $ 195 WEDNESDAYS Beginning Drawing & Painting for Kids ages 6–8 3:00 – 4:00 pm June 10 – Aug. 12 CP308 $ 95 Children’s Drawing (all levels) ages 9–15 4:00 – 5:30 pm June 10 – Aug. 12 CP164 $ 120 Pottery ages 11–15 4:30 – 6:00 pm June 10 – Aug. 12 CP111 $ 140 Drawing for Adults (all levels) ages 16–adult 6:00 – 7:30 pm June 10 – Aug. 12 CP219 $ 120 Adult Pottery ages 16–adult 6:00 – 9:00 pm June 10 – Aug. 12 CP112 $ 225 THURSDAYS Senior Art Workshop ages 55 and up 1:00 – 3:00 pm June 11 – Aug. 13 CP133 $ 85 Senior Art Workshop ages 55 and up 3:00 – 5:00 pm June 11 – Aug. 13 CP133a $ 85 Beginning Handbuilding Pottery (no class 7/30) ages 5–8 4:00 – 5:30 pm June 11 – Aug. 6 CP139a $ 115 Children’s Intro to Painting ages 9–15 5:00 – 6:30 pm June 11 – Aug. 13 CP138 $ 120 Beginning Handbuilding Pottery (no class 7/30) ages 9–12 5:30 – 7:00 pm June 11 – Aug. 6 CP139b $ 115 SUNDAYS Intro to Digital Camera Techniques ages 16–adult 1:30 – 3:00 pm June 14 – July 26 CP319 $ 80 WORKSHOPS (no discounts) Bookbinding (Sat.) ages 15 – adult 10:00 – 3:00 pm June 13 CP336 $ 60 Canvas Cuisine For Kids – Summer Popsicles (Fri.) ages 8–15 1:00 – 4:00 pm June 19 CP388 $ 45 Cabernet & Canvas – Butterfly (Fri.) ages 21 and up 6:00 – 9:00 pm June 19 CP368 $ 45 Let’s Create – A Sculpture (with caregiver) (Sat.) ages 5–10 10:30 – 12:30 pm June 20 CP402 $ 25 Macrame Jewelry (Sat.) ages 10–14 2:00 – 3:30 pm June 27 CP383 $ 15 Let’s Create – A Painting (with caregiver) (Sat.) ages 5–10 10:30 – 12:30 pm July 11 CP403 $ 25 Create Your Own “Ugly Doll” (Sat.) ages 8 and up 1:00 – 3:00 pm July 11 CP404 $ 20 Canvas Cuisine For Kids – Summer Cookout (Fri.) ages 8–15 1:00 – 4:00 pm July 17 CP388 $ 45 Cabernet & Canvas – Birdhouse (Fri.) ages 21 and up 6:00 – 9:00 pm July 17 CP368 $ 45 Let’s Create – A Collage (with caregiver) (Sat.) ages 5–10 12:00 – 2:00 pm July 18 CP405 $ 25 Let’s Create – A Portrait (with caregiver) (Sat.) ages 5–10 10:30 – 12:30 pm August 1 CP406 $ 25 Two-Day Medieval Times (Tue.) ages 7–12 4:00 – 6:00 pm Aug. 4 & Aug. 11 CP401 $ 60 Canvas Cuisine For Kids – Blue Ribbon County Fair (Fri). ages 8–15 1:00 – 4:00 pm August 7 CP388 $ 45 Let’s Create – Prints (with caregiver) (Sat.) ages 5–10 12:00 – 2:00 pm August 8 CP407 $ 25 Cabernet & Canvas – Owl (Fri.) ages 21 and up 6:00 – 9:00 pm August 21 CP368 $ 45 SUMMER ART CAMPS (no discounts) Drawing & Painting ages 8 – 15 9:00 – 12:00 pm June 15 – June 19 CP333a $ 75 It’s A Jungle Out There! ages 5 – 9 9:00 – 12:00 pm June 22 – June 26 CP333b $ 75 Interest in Pinterest ages 8 – 15 9:00 – 12:00 pm July 6 – July 10 CP333c $ 75 Circus - Under the Big Top ages 5 – 9 9:00 – 12:00 pm July 20– July 24 CP333d $ 75 Art Through the Ages (60’s, 70’s, 80’s...) ages 8 – 15 9:00 – 12:00 pm July 27 – July 31 CP333e $ 75 Under the Sea ages 5 – 9 9:00 – 12:00 pm Aug. 3 – Aug. 7 CP333f $ 75

HAMMOND MONDAYS Mommy & Me Book To Art (with caregiver) Mommy & Me Book To Art (with caregiver) Colors of the Rainbow Colors of the Rainbow TUESDAYS Intro to Manga Beginning Drawing & Painting For Kids Children’s Intro to Drawing & Painting THURSDAYS Creative Fingers Creative Fingers Beginning Drawing for Adults Senior Art Workshop SATURDAYS (no class 7/4) Continuing Airbrushing Beginning Airbrushing

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9:15 9:15 10:30 10:30

10:15 am 10:15 am 11:30 am 11:30 am

June 8 – July 6 July 13 – August 10 June 8 – July 6 July 13 – August 10

H102a H102b H159 H159a

$ $ $ $

ages 12–adult ages 6–8 ages 9–15

12:00 – 2:00 pm 1:00 – 2:00 pm 2:15 – 3:45 pm

June 9 – August 11 June 9 – August 11 June 9 – August 11

H213 H217 H207

$ 145 $ 95 $ 120

ages ages ages ages

9:15 9:15 10:45 1:00

June 11 – July 9 July 16 – Aug. 13 June 11 – Aug. 13 June 11 – Aug. 13

H155 H155a H182 H121

$ 55 $ 55 $ 145 $ 85

June 13 – August 1 June 13 – August 1

H172 H109a

$ 175 $ 175

2–4 2–4 3–4 3–4

5–6 5–6 16–adult 55 and up

ages 14–adult ages 14–adult

*DISCOUNT FOR HAMMOND RESIDENTS

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10:15 am 10:15 am 12:45 pm 3:00 pm

9:00 – 12:00 pm 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Through special funding from the City of Hammond, Hammond residents taking classes at Substation No. 9, South Shore Arts branch location in downtown Hammond, pay only half price! This discount is not applicable on workshops or at other South Shore Arts locations or in conjunction with other discounts. Proof of residency is required upon registration.

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Enjoy the Benefits of Membership! 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 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” 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 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.

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