LibArt Live: AVA And The Library Host Weekly Art Classes In June

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Association for Visual Arts and Chattanooga Public Library present: LibArt Live! Celebrating the relationship of storytelling and the visual arts. This interactive series of live art classes will be free to adults every Monday in June.

Each class will be led by a different professional artist who will discuss their favorite book and guide participants in a creative project resulting in an original piece. LibArt Live! offers something for everyone, so choose your art, grab a book and mark your calendars, officials said.

June 1: Jaime Barks, watercolor
June 8: Jake Strauss, mixed media
June 15: Michelle Leavy, sculpture
June 22: Sadaf Khan, weaving
June 29: Alex Loza, portrait drawing

Classes are free and open to the public, taking place from 5-6 p.m. every Monday in the month of June.

For a schedule of classes and more details, visit the CPL website at https://chattlibrary.org/libart/.


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