The Leelanau Community Cultural Center will host the Exposures 2010 exhibit to celebrate the art and creative writing of Leelanau County students in grades 7-12 chosen for this year’s publication. The opening reception featuring original artwork, essay and poetry readings, and live music with be held on Friday, April 30-5:00-8:00 pm at the Old Art Building. Hors d’oeuvres provided courtesy of coordinator Martha Ryan and Leelanau County business owners. The exhibit continues Saturday, May 1- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Exposures is a collaborative effort of volunteers from throughout Leelanau County. Deb Freed of Suttons Bay coordinates the project. “This year’s publication is an impressive showcase for the talents and hard work and creativity of our youth,” Freed said. “I think the community will find this issue to be amazing.”
In this year’s edition of EXPOSURES, 134 pieces of work produced by 112 students in grades 7-12 will be published. Will Case and Donna Popke are art editors, while Marie Hanis, Lynne Rae Perkins and Tina Ulrich are writing editors.
All students whose work is included in the book will receive a complimentary copy of Exposures 2010. Additional copies will be on sale at the Old Art Building and at area book stores for $5 per copy.