The Livingston Arts Associations has announced its spring class offerings, and residents can now register. Classes in several media including oil, pastel, acrylics, and watercolor will be offered, along with drawing, portraiture, and figure drawing.
Adult classes begin on April 22 and are held Monday through Thursday for nine weeks. Junior classes for 1st to 5th grades begin Saturday, April 27, for seven weeks; and for kindergarten through 2nd grade begin Wednesday, April 24, for seven weeks. All classes are held at the Livingston Senior/Community Center, 204 Hillside Ave, Livingston.
The award-winning faculty includes:
- Laurie Harden, a freelance illustrator whose clients have included HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, The New York Times, Scholastic, and Simon & Shuster;
- Mark de Mos, member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society;
- Tim Maher, a graduate of Rider College and Art Students League in New York;
- Ann Taylor, a graduate of Fine & Applied Arts from Brooklyn College and the Yard School in Montclair;
- Christina DeBarry, listed in Who’s Who in American Art; and
- Carol Lynn Mellen, a certified art teacher for grades K-12 who has taught in the West Orange Public Schools.
Founded in 1959, the objective of Livingston Arts Association, Inc., is to foster an appreciation of the fine and applied arts in Livingston and surrounding areas. The legacy of its founders has been carried on over the years through exhibitions, classes for adults and school children, demonstrations, and workshops. We are proud of our heritage. We invite the public to attend our demonstrations and exhibitions.
For more information or to sign up for classes, please call Marilyn Kalb at 973-276-1191 or Vivian Laska at 973-984-8178.