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Live Raptor Drawing Cancelled

Due to the corona virus, this class has been cancelled.

Date: June 27.

The Glen Arbor Arts Center offers a chance to draw raptors – wild birds of prey. Traverse City artist Glenn Wolff and Rebecca Lessard, founder of the Leelanau County raptor sanctuary Wings of Wonder, will co-teach the Live Raptor Drawing class.

This class provides a chance for students to draw from live, avian models. Lessard will bring two of her resident raptors to the GAAC. As Wolff demonstrates drawing techniques using a variety of media, Lessard will share her insights and information about the birds.

This class is open to students ages 11 years and older. Pre-registration is required. All drawing materials will be provided and are Included in the class registration fee.

Glenn Wolff grew up in Traverse City, Michigan. He studied Printmaking at Northwestern Michigan College, and received his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. His career began in New York City as an illustrator for The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Central Park Conservancy, The New York Zoological Society, Audubon, and numerous book publishers.

He now lives and works in Northern Michigan concentrating on fine art, book illustration, printmaking, music, and is on the full time faculty at Northwestern Michigan College. His mixed media artwork is represented by Tamarack Gallery in Omena, Michigan. https://www.glennwolff.com/

Rebecca Lessard was drawn into the world of raptors in 1990 with the opportunity to work with an injured Red Tailed Hawk. In the decades since its inception, Wings of Wonder – a non-profit raptor sanctuary located in Leelanau County — and its volunteer staff helped rehabilitate more than 2,500 raptors – eagles, hawks, owls and other birds of prey – to good health with the goal of releasing them back into the wild. http://www.wingsofwonder.org/

Saturday, June 27 | 10 am – 1 pm

All drawing materials will be provided and are Included in the class registration fee.

Refunds: Requests for cancellation at least seven (7) days prior to the first day of class will be honored (minus a $20 processing fee). NO REFUNDS will be given for a student cancellation made less than seven (7) days in advance of the day of the class.

Minimum Enrollment: Glen Arbor Arts Center Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any class or multi-day, sequential-day workshop that does not meet its minimum student enrollment prior to the first class session (30 days prior for multi-day workshops). If a class is cancelled by GAAC for lack of enrollment, GAAC will offer a full refund to the student in the manner in which tuition was paid (Cash payments will be refunded by check). Please be aware that GAAC is not responsible for losses incurred due to housing, travel or other arrangements.


June 27
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$105 – $130
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Glen Arbor Arts Center
6031 S Lake St
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States
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Glenn Wolff & Rebecca Lessard


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