& Adam Hopkins
Samantha Walters, Artist
|Tom Cox, Actor
Intoduction to Acting, Acting 101, Acting 102
Tom Cox has been acting since he was 12 years old. Beginning at the Kalamazoo Civic Theater and eventually moving to Florida and working the dinner theater circuit there. Tom has experience in voice overs for commercials, online games and cartoons. He performed roles on “Down Gilead Lane for WCSG and even performed in a movie. Recently went to Los Angeles, CA with his son Keegan where they both competed in the World Championship of Performing Arts and won several awards and developed many industry contacts.
|Crystal Overhuel, Photographer /
Urban Capture Photography, Earth, Wind, and Fire (Water), Shadow Box Collage, Exploring Traditions
Assorted classes & independent study photography classes at K.V.C.C. Many workshops & joint efforts of creating! I have always been a part of art & the creative process. One of the coolest things is, that throughout my life, my family & friends have either created with me, or if we were not creating together, they were beside me, encouraging me.
Voted "PEOPLE'S CHOICE" award winner for the 2012 Inside Out Art Competition, held in Plainwell. Over 40 artist took part, and I am honored to have received over 600 votes for my photo triptych, "IN GOD IS OUR TRUST."
Collage and Mixed Media Artist, RIP Studios
The Art of Celebration
Stained Glass Artist, Peepers Stained Glass
Stained Glass Fusing
Stained Glass Mosaics for the Garden
|Kristina Spitzner, Watercolor Artist,
Watercolor classes & workshops for all abilities.
Introduction to Botanical Art and Illustration.
Artist Journaling and Field Sketching Techniques.
A former Graphic Designer, Kris has been working with and teaching art and watercolor techniques for many years, and more recently completed a 3yr. masters watercolor program in Traditional Botanical Illustration through the Society of Botanical Artists, Kew Gardens, London, UK. She now devotes most of her work to watercolor nature studies and sharing her passion for art and the beauty of creation with others.
Stefl, Photographer -
Move on from "Taking Pictures" and Start Making Photographs
Look at Me: Self Portraits in Felt
Introduction to Wet Felting
|Meg Day, Photographer, Owner of Meg Day Photography
Introduction to Photography
Instructor and professional photographer Meg Day will teach students how to use their camera's manual setting, creative compositions, backgrounds, lighting, etc.
|Amanda Ulman, Designer & Photographer, Owner of
Creative Costume Design
Teacups and Gears
A professional photographer, Amanda loves to take unique "character" photos that create a story. She offers some fun and unique classes for kids AND adults at Design Street. Learn how to develop a costume, background setting, and other aspects of characters and their stories in her CREATIVE COSTUME DESIGN, and "Tea Cups and Gears" classes.
|Ashley Hoffman , Fine Artits and Art Educator
Creative Kids, After School Arts
Home School Arts
Creative and Colorful Collage Landscapes
Drawing Techniques, Autumn in Michigan
A Kendall Art College Grad, fine Artist, and art teacher, Ashley is a true "country girl"! She finds inspiration from her farm and Michigan landscapes. Learn to draw and paint with Ashley at Design Street.
|Brittany Rudd, Artist and Art Educator
Brittany teaches Home School and Preschool students in Kalamazoo as well as at Design Street in Plainwell. She loves making art, spending time with her family, and playing with her dog. Brittany will inspire your kiddos ages 3-8 at Design Street.
|Julie Kechele, Mixed Media Artist, Painter &
Art Journal as Art Form, Creative Hand Made Books
Doodle like a Druid
Paper, Paste and Play Workshops
Book, Box and Bag Workshops
Learn the classic art of CALLIGRAPHY at Design Street, with artist and calligrapher Julie Kechele!