When her children began middle school, Steinmetz began to pursue art – a secret ambition.
The “Famous Artists School” in Westport, Connecticut offered a correspondence course, and she began to practice from home, primarily in oils.
Mini Masters opens up the opportunity for kids through first grade to join in creating art.
“This past summer I had quite a few kids return after kindergarten asking to join Tots class,” says Muscatine Art Center Program Coordinator, Teresa Stenstrup.
In October, we’ll have a Monster Mash and in November we’ll read Silly Stories.
For children ages five to fourteen, an upcoming Kid’s Saturday Workshop class includes “The Muscatine Block” on Saturday, September 16.
Kids and families can also join us on Thursday, September 14 for “National Live Creative Day” with a free event from - pm.
The Muscatine Art Center is located at 1314 Mulberry Avenue in Muscatine, Iowa. to p.m., Thursday evenings until p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from to p.m. Visit more information about programs and events and to download a class brochure.
She explains, “Living along the Mississippi River in a town with many historic buildings and surrounded by beautiful farmland, there are limitless subjects to paint.
In more recent years, I have been experimenting with abstract and collage concepts as well as portraits.
Local artist, Carol Steinmetz, has developed her artistic style over the last four decades.
The exhibition spans her career from her works in oil to her well known florals, barns, and local landmarks and through her recent exploration with abstract and mixed media.