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Art Classes for Children Entering Grades 1-3

Wednesday Oct 25, 2017, 5 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

April Campana

By April Campana.

Weekly: Wednesday afternoons.

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students entering grades 1 - 3 taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 - 5:45 PM. The first class will be held on Wednesday, September 13th.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions.

About the Teacher:

Alexis Starke has taught children's art classes for the past eight years at schools including the Saddle River Day School and the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School. She studied art and design at Dartmouth College and English and Art History at University College, Cork, Ireland. She is currently working at the Piermont Library.

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