The Artists at LynnArts (consider becoming one!)
Building Bridges is a nonprofit, multicultural, educational, performing arts organization. Committed to “Cultural Enrichment,” “Embracing Diversity” and “Community Experience.” Our mission is to bring together diverse neighboring communities for the purpose of increasing cultural awareness and racial harmony by using music, dance and dramatic presentation as a multicultural educational tool.
Doreen Murray,Artistic Programs Director
COLLABORATIVE ARTWORKS, INC.
We are an arts-based safe studio space for all artists struggling with a wide range of issues from economic hardship and the need for affordable shared studio space, to dealing with emotional, cognitive or substance abuse issues with a need for a safe, shared and affordable studio space to explore art for the first time, or to develop yourself professionally. Our space is equipped for fine arts and craft, and features of Clay Studio component with two pottery wheels and kilns equipped for high oxidation firing of stone ware and porcelain or low fire work as well. Instruction and professional development support is offered from trained staff, with degrees or experience in art, along with use of the studio at only $25 a month! Also available are opportunities to use our space to teach or for personal professional potters. Feel free to call for more info or visit our website where member’s art is for sale. Donations of material and financial support are also tax-deductible.
Laura Wilhelm, Director 781.502.8302
THE CRYSTAL STEEL PANJAMMERS
The north shores only youth steel band. The PanJammers have played at fundraisers, festivals and private events. To learn more about this amazing group, or to book them for your next event, contact Muriel Clement.
YETTI FRENKEL, ARTIST
Yetti Frenkel paints realistic scenes of everyday life in urban and suburban America. She specializes in painting large scale murals for libraries and other public venues and has illustrated several children’s books.
Snow Tree Books publishes engaging picture books for children. Our emphasis is on books that are fun to read aloud.
New England Impressionist Working in oil, Mr. Ridlon’s work reveals the poetic beauty of landscapes and still life arrangements. A Lynn native, Mr. Ridlon attended the School of Practical Arts in Boston from 1955-1958 and split his time after graduation between Boston and New York working in advertising and display. He has been a full time painter since 1980 and has had a studio at LynnArts since 2003.
LESLIE FAHN ROSENBERG
Leslie Fahn Rosenberg is a full time painter/sculptor. She works on paper sculptures, reverse paintings on plastic, layered pastels, and embellished wood mounted paintings. Rosenberg participates regularly in juried, group, and solos shows in galleries, and unconventional venues, and has curated and juried several exhibits. She graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and studied at Carnegie Mellon University and Montserratt College of Art.
VIVIANA FRANCIS-HICKS, FUNKY HANDMADE
Viviana Francis Handcrafted Jewelry is an indie, eco-limited edition jewelry line, which provides those who love to exhibit their exclusive and unique style with one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry. We continue to use upcycled natural and sustainable materials while contributing to social responsibility and green alternatives to the fashion-conscious. Jewelry making classes and private parties also available.