Youth & Teen Classes

Visual Art, Theatre, 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.

Sharon Brandner

Sharon has an art education degree from Northern Illinois University, and also took graduate classes at Northern Michigan University in painting. She has a master’s degree in education from Cornerstone University. She has taught many art classes including: classes at Homewood Flossmoor High School, private art lessons, adult education, and gifted art classes. Sharon received a ZA endorsement to teach early childhood from Northern Michigan University. Since moving to Lowell, she has taught art for 15 years at New Branches School in Grand Rapids. She currently teaches K-8 art classes at Innocademy in Zeeland. In addition to teaching summer art classes at LowellArts, she also teaches art classes in Menominee, MI, for a collaborative program she started with 4H and Menominee County Mental Health. She has had her work in ArtPrize for the past 5 years, and has been in several exhibitions at LowellArts.