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In conjunction with the Furniture, Fiber, Photography, and Sculpture Exhibition, which opens Friday, January 22 with a reception from 5p-7p, Oliver Art Center will again be hosting Cabin Fever Artist Talks in January and February of 2016. All Cabin Fever Artist Talks are FREE and open to the public. They will start promptly at 5:30pm and last around an hour and a half.
January 29 – Elizabeth Rodgers Hill, Fiber
Elizabeth has been drawn to both nature and art all of her life. She majored in art at Brown University, then had a career as a freshwater biologist after earning a Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis. The language of her love of both art and nature is in dyeing, weaving and felting.
February 5 – Peter Payette, Photography
Peter Payette’s fascination with photography in a broad and varied range of aspects spans more than forty years. In the early 1980’s he was admitted to a Master of Fine Arts program in the School of Art and Architecture at the University of Michigan where he studied exclusively under Professor Phil Davis, a well-known authority and author respecting 19th century photographic processes and the Zone System popularized by Ansel Adams.
February 12 – Fred Rehak, Furniture
Fred has been involved with the woodworking/furniture manufacturing industry for 28 years as a purveyor of fine used woodworking and metalworking machines. He has collaborated and consulted with manufacturers of fine furniture, world class instrument makers, timber frame home builders and others. His present focus is the Techne Line (techne: to the ancient Greeks, the art of making things, the mechanical arts) of furniture made from recycled late 1800s/early 1900s machinery.
February 19 – Steve Kline, Sculpture
Steve Kline made a name for himself working as a sculptor in New Orleans, Louisiana, for many years. His works can be seen all over the city in public spaces such as Armstrong Park, the Union Passenger Terminal and Audubon Park. Steve and his family recently returned to Northern Michigan, where he creates and works out of a home studio and often exhibits at the Oliver Art Center.
The Oliver Art Center exhibits are open to the public Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sun. 12 p.m. –4 p.m. Please visit www.oliverartcenterfrankfort.org to register for classes online or contact Mercedes or Kirsten at 231-352-4151 for more information.
Parking at Oliver Art Center is limited. Overflow parking can be found along the east side of Second Street, which leads to Oliver Art Center, as well as on Main Street. Parking is prohibited in the adjacent lots of Harbor Lights, The United States Coast Guard Station and at other condominiums.
Mercedes Michalowski Executive Director
Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts (Oliver Art Center)
132 Coast Guard Road PO Box 1513 Frankfort, MI 49635 Tel: 231.352.4151 Fax: 231.352.8017