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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.

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.

S. 'Bux' Nicole Dhyne

Bux earned their Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting at Kendall College of Art and Design in 2021 after a 10-year freelance career in the Midwest indie comic book industry. Their undergraduate degree is also from Kendall in Illustration. Bux’s personal work is driven by color and individuality, often using multiple mediums. They include fabric, glitter, sequins, and decoupage in many of their works, in hopes to elevate these crafts to higher art forms. They love to play, connect, and educate all ages. They are based in Grand Rapids, MI.

​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.

Alyson Rodriguez

Alyson Rodriguez completed a Masters in Fine Arts at KCAD in 2019. She has worked in the arts as an instructor for 10 years. She creates in multiple mediums and loves to explore new ways to create. Her roots lie in the realm of painting but she has studied and explored a variety of mediums.