Adult & Teen Classes
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Candice Chovanec was born in Catania, Sicily, and has lived most her life in Southern California. In 2008, she completed her BFA in Drawing and Painting from Laguna College of Art and Design. In 2017, she completed her MFA from California State University. Candice has won numerous awards and shown in group exhibitions throughout the United States. In 2017, her work received 1st Place from the Portrait Society of America in their Members-Only Competition and “Best in Show” from the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art for portraiture. When she isn’t painting in her studio, Candice teaches at Lansing Community College and Michigan State University in Lansing, MI.
Jennifer is an art instructor and custom framer who lives in Lowell. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Wayne State University. Jennifer teaches calligraphy, watercolor, drawing, modern and creative lettering, and pastels at LowellArts and the Northville Art House. She also offers private lessons. Jennifer was the Featured Artist at the Northville Art House, and has been in numerous art competitions in Northville, Lowell, and Livonia. She has been custom-framing for 24 years and currently has a framing studio business at her home. Some of Jennifer’s framing clients include: Madonna University, Northville Public Schools, Kenwal Steel in Dearborn, Mood Events, and The China Closet in Birmingham.
Author, Phillip Sterling, writes fiction and poetry. His published works include In Which Brief Stories Are Told, And Then Snow, Mutual Shores. His next book will be released in November 2019. He has won contests including 2015 Monstrosities of the Midway, 3rd Annual Dickens Christmas Fiction, and was selected for Best Small Fictions 2017. His awards include the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, two Fulbright Awards, and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. He founded the Literature In Person Reading Series at Ferris State University, where he is Professor Emeritus.
Julia Voake has been a practicing artist forever. She is a painter and teacher for all ages and loves to see the creative spark emerge in her students. Always interested in exploring different mediums--she works with fabric, sewing, embroidery, quilting, natural materials, metals, wood, found objects, paint, and anything else that looks intriguing.
All classes / workshops require students to preregister. Walk-in registrations cannot be accommodated. Payment for the class / workshop must be received to reserve a spot in the class / workshop. Each class has a predetermined minimum and maximum enrollment. LowellArts reserves the right to cancel a class/workshop if the minimum enrollment has not been met. In the event of cancellation, students will receive a full refund.