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Adult & Teen Classes

Visual Art, Theatre, Writing, and More



For more information about classes, email or call 616-897-8545. Current classes are listed below, on-line registration is available.

Class Info


All classes require students to preregister. Walk-in registrations cannot be accommodated. Payment for the class must be received to reserve a spot. Each class has a predetermined minimum and maximum enrollment. LowellArts reserves the right to cancel a class if the minimum enrollment has not been met. In the event of cancellation, students will receive a full refund.

​Lisa Boerema

A West Michigan artist with degrees in Graphic Design and Art Education, Lisa has worked and taught classes in pastels, watercolor, clay, and hard shell gourd art. Aside from the pleasure she has in creating art, Lisa is very excited about seeing the success and self-confidence a student has when learning a new technique. She embraces and encourages growth in herself and others. Lisa currently lives in Belding and works at Amway in Ada.

Jennifer Helner

Jennifer Helner is the owner of Scripted Expressions Studio located in Lowell, Michigan. She achieved her BFA in painting from Wayne State University in 1991. At Scripted Expressions she creates, educates and custom frames fine art and calligraphy. Jennifer is a Michigan realist watercolor painter of flowers, landscapes and creative lettering. At her studio she provides art classes and workshops along with art instruction at the Northville Art House and Lowell Arts. After graduating from Wayne State Jennifer learned the craft of custom framing under a master framer. She continued her art education through classes at the BBAC and the College of Creative Studies along with attending numerous workshops of nationally and internationally recognized artists. Jennifer is a juror for the arts at the Kent County Fair and the Artist Chair for the Fallasburg Art Festival in Lowell, Michigan.

Samantha Coon

Samantha is a self-taught artist working in both wet and needle felting. She was introduced to both types of felting in 2009 while living in Mid-coast Maine. She has taught classes to both children and adults that including projects using resists both sculptural and wearable, surface design techniques, working with pre-felts, and introductory needle felting. She has taught classes in a variety of settings such as summer camps, nature centers, fiber festivals, homeschool groups, private lessons and gatherings, and at LowellArts.