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  • Illustration of river, tree, and hill Resourceful Women: 30 Who Worked to Preserve Michigan's Water, Woods, and Wildlife

    June 1-30
    Lake Erie Room, 2nd floor
    This exhibit celebrates the contributions of 30 courageous women who helped protect and preserve Michigan’s natural resources and the environment for generations to come for all to enjoy. The Library's collection of Gwen Frostic material will be on display and available for checkout.

  • 2 clydesdale horses pulling a carriage Michigan Artist Donna Rey-Taylor:Exhibit of Art

    July 2 - August 31
    Lake Erie Room, 2nd Floor
    Art Exhibit, Donna Rey-Taylor

    Donna Rey-Taylor is a local artist who spent most of her life in Lansing area. She received her formal education at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids. Her passion is representing the beauty of Michigan in her paintings and showing her love of Michigan, especially Mackinac Island. Her work is intended to encourage the audience to enjoy Michigan's splendor with her. She also asks the viewers to not look for hidden meanings in the art but to enjoy her use of Color, Drama, Detail, and Depth. She strives for "True to Life" representation in her interpretation of fine art.


  • row of U.S. flags flying off a balcony Artist Talk with Donna Rey-Taylor

    July 14
    Lake Erie Room, 2nd Floor, 2-3 pm
    Artist Talk with Donna Rey-Taylor

    Donna Rey-Taylor was born in Ulm, West Germany in the post World War II era to a German mother and an American soldier. She has always felt a need to express her art in theater, in music as an accomplished organist and vocalist, and an interior designer. As her children became adults, she decided to pursue formal education at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI. Her purpose was to develop her genre in a most professional and scholarly means by creating precise imagery. Continuing her education, she has worked with professional artists doing layout and also doing finish work as a secondary artist on murals. Her aptitude, education, and apprentice work has helped her evolve her talent to produce art with keen attention to detail with focus on composition and design elements.



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