On Friday, October 26, 7-8:30 pm, an exhibition of the art of Emmy Heger, Jody McDonald Rider, and D. Joanne Rummel will open in the Creative 360 gallery. These three artists are known for their arresting interpretations of the world around us, both real and abstract. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments served. Free. The art will be on display through November 26.
Emmy Heger is a cast glass and encaustic artist. She creates both representational and abstract 3D and 2D works. Heger’s art has been shown in exhibitions in Michigan and Ohio and is included in numerous private art collections.
Jody McDonald Rider is a Kendall School of Design graduate working in graphite, charcoal, pastel and acrylic. She has always gravitated to life drawing and is currently focusing on creating energetic and expressive portraits in charcoal and pastel on cardboard.
Joanne Rummel graduated from Wittenberg University with a Bachelors of Fine Art. Her art is strongly inspired by biology and detailed drawing. After retiring from teaching art, Rummel has focused on bringing the complexities of detail and design to her portrait and bleach work.
About Creative 360
Creative 360 is a not-for-profit community arts and wellness organization founded in 1994. Its mission is to create environments that allow people of all ages and abilities to experience the creative process, and to enhance physical, mental and spiritual wellness through the arts and humanities. The organization’s core values of inclusiveness, creativity, respect and community drive the culture at Creative 360. Activities at Creative 360 are supported in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, Midland Area Community Foundation and the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation.