Friday February 23 7:46 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan


02/02/2018 - 17:00
02/02/2018 - 20:00

Ten artists share their personal interpretations and connections to birds or bees through drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation and video. This exhibit celebrates these creatures while bringing awareness to their environmental plight.

Exhibiting artists include Aimée Beaubien (Chicago, IL), Kimberly Beck (Evanston, IL), Karen Bondarchuk (Kalamazoo, MI), Ladislav Hanka (Kalamazoo, MI), Kelly Heaton (Boyce, VA), Kristina Knowski (Porter, IN), Lauren Levato Coyne (Evanston, IL), Laura Marie Panozzo (Long Beach, IN), Stephanie Metz (San Jose, CA) and Aimee Tomasek (Kouts, IN). This exhibition is at LCA from January 29 to June 2.

Also opening in the NIPSCO Art Education Studio is Absorbing the Abstract: Student Works From LCA. Several students from Jay Zerbe's Abstract Painting I and Abstract Painting II will showcase a selection of their finest course work from January 29 to February 24.

Exhibiting artists include Kim Androlowicz, Tom Francia, Stacy Gagle, Irene Hirt, Judith Holtz, Katryna Gagle Jeffrey, Judy Kasniunas, Charyl McComas, Tim Rodeghier, Susan Snell and Kevin Zurik.

Furthermore instructor, Jay Zerbe, will exhibit his latest work, eCollage, in the Area Artists' Association (AAA) Gallery from January 31 to February 27. Zerbe's digital collages are constructed in Photoshop using elements from his painting and drawings ordered in many layers. Building from his previous work, Zerbe crafts abstract imagery that is fresh and imaginative.

Zerbe will be in attendance at the February 2 opening to answer questions about his process and instruction.

On Saturday, February 10 take part in LCA's Gallery Talk: Curator-Led Gallery Tour from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Learn about the artwork and artists' intentions during this interactive tour of LCA's latest exhibit Birds & Bees. Admission is free.

LCA welcomes school field trips for any grade level. We can accommodate groups up to seventy-five students at one time. At least one and a half hours is recommended for the entire trip as students receive a docent-led tour and complete a hands-on art project to deepen understanding of the concepts discussed in the exhibits. To schedule a learning tour, contact Hannah Hammond-Hagman, Education Director, at 219.874.4900 or

Lubeznik Center for the Arts is located at 101 W. 2nd St., at the lakefront in Michigan City, IN.
Weekday hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT). Weekend hours are from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT). *Hyndman Gallery opens at 2:00 PM on Thursdays.

For more information please visit or call 219.874.4900.

LCA receives generous support from South Shore Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.