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Artist of the Month: Jean Eklund
May 2, 2018

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Lehigh Acres Senior Center Artist of the Month of April and May 2018, Jean Eklund of Naples, displays her paintings in the Honorable Mention Display adjacent to the senior facility office. Eklund has been painting with the senior center class for two years under the direction of Shirley Schuman who taught all mediums of art through April. An exchange of artists share their talents until Schuman returns in November. Paintings and crafts are on display throughout the building for free public viewing. All the senior crafters prepare year round for area competitions and annual Lehigh Acres Spring Festival Arts and Crafts competition in March. Stop by the center for a free list of more than 75 weekly classes and special events, then check out the handiwork crafts in our Lee County Parks and Recreation Facility on Plaza Drive. Other crafts are art, beading, book club, Boutique crafting, card making, card stitching, creative writing and publishing, creative yarn, digital cameras, jewelry making, needlecraft, needlepoint, cricket crafting, guitar, pine needle crafts, plastic canvas, punch needle, quilting, sewing, shell craft, stained glass, stitchery, Swedish weaving, tatting, teddy bear making and wood carving.

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