Performers and Programs

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Performer name: Lauren Singer
Phone: 631-421-7078
Mailing address:
Huntington Station, NY 11746
E-mail address:
Website: ALSO:
Previous appearances at: Northport Public Library, South Huntington Public Library, Brentwood Public Library, Commack Public Library , Riverhead Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 10/03/2017

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Visual Arts- Painting
The Russian artist, Wassily Kandinsky, was considered the father of modern art. See why as you study his lyrical and colorful images and learn about his intense synthesis of music and color. You will learn how to express yourself using music and gesture and how to simplify and abstract a landscape image of your choice. Materials include watercolors and colored pencils. Interesting examples of his work and commentary will inspire your own modern masterpiece.
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Learn how to needle weave a fringed, miniature dried flower holder for the wall using raffia and other exciting natural threads on a simple, hand-held loom. Make your own personal statement by weaving in embellishments like beads, twigs and leather. Interesting examples will spark your creativity. No experience necessary-- all levels welcome!
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Drawing,
Visual Arts- Painting
Create a layered coral reef painting using the techniques of resist and frottage with watercolor and other media. A variety of touchable shell and coral specimens will inspire along with beautiful visuals of coral reefs. The fragility and importance of our coral reefs will be underscored. You'll have lots of fun experimenting with materials in this creative workshop. Class is taught by Lauren Singer, award-winning artist, art teacher and nature enthusiast.
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Crafts,
Visual Arts- Other
Unique portrait images are easily created using only torn and cut paper-- mosaic style! Your ability to see form and composition increases with this technique and promises interesting results without the need to be able to draw. Exciting examples of mosaic portraits and collage will help you boldly tear and piece together fantastic images of your own! This class helps you take creative risks as you learn about color, value, scale and other key principles of art. Bring in a photo of your own to reference or pick from instructor's collection.
$101- $200
WEAVE YOUR OWN NECKLACE with BEADS! Multicultural- Other,
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Weaving is once again a force in fashion and woven clothing and accessories are in stores everywhere! Learn how easy it is to weave your own, one-of-a-kind, fringed necklace with beaded accents that will dazzle all your friends! Basic weaving and knotting techniques will be taught and you'll go home wearing your new fashion statement. Choice of colors and styling. Examples of woven textiles from around the world will inspire! More advanced classes available-(see my other class listings).
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Class will focus on how to rebuild our earth with an easy weaving project that re-uses, re-purposes and recycles commonly discarded materials, such as junk mail, plastic bags, packaging wraps and more!. Easy weaving and knotting techniques on a cardboard loom will be taught for all age levels and ability. Participants will weave an earth conscious motto into their weaving. Finished pieces are ready for hanging on wall. Inspiring examples of weaving from diverse cultures will be shown and environmentally conscious practices will be discussed. Class is taught by award-winning artist/Board Member of the Long Island Craft Guild, art educator and passionate conservationist. Great for Earth Day and every day!
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Crafts
Did you know that you can weave beautiful and intricate patterns on a simple, portable loom using a needle and yarn? In this class you will create a charming, colorful miniature weaving--perfect for framing-- as you learn how to understand and weave several different easy patterns. Inspiring examples will be displayed. No experience necessary, however this class is perfect for those who knit, crochet, sew or do fine work with their hands.
$201- $350
Try your hand at a tradition of drawing that is detail oriented yet flowing all at the same time! Using fine drawing pens instead of messy ink, learn how to translate a color landscape photo into your own black and white composition. Pick up easy drawing techniques to create interest and texture. Learn how to free up your hand and your style to create spontaneous, fresh and even daring images. No experience necessary; inspiring examples will be shown. Feel free to bring in a landscape photo of your own or select from instructor's collection.
$201- $350
PAINT LIKE THE FAUVES Visual Arts- Painting
Go wild with raging color and paint an acrylic landscape on canvas in the style of the Fauves. This group of 20th century French artists rebelled against the traditional manner of painting at the time and their work was banned. Their name,literally meaning wild beasts, was given to them due to their shocking use of vibrant, flat color. Get inspired by examples of paintings by Matisse, Derain, Vlaminck and other Fauves as you paint your own rebellious masterpiece from a selection of landscape images. No experience necessary.
$201- $350
Visual Arts- Folk Arts,
Visual Arts- Crafts
Textile Arts provide an interesting foundation for building knowledge, interest and appreciation for other cultures! In this hand-on, creative class, samples of functional and decorative textiles from all over the world will inspire your own miniature weaving. Basic techniques in weaving, knotting and embellishment will be taught. Finished pieces make great wall hangings, accessories, jewelry or furniture decor. Students can experiment widely or follow instructor's sampler. For beginner as well as experienced students. Class is taught by award winning fiber and visual artist/Board Member of the Long Island Craft Guild,, art educator and creative arts therapist.
$201- $350
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