Martine MacDonald, WCA member and a well-known local artist and instructor at Wayne County Community College, will speak at the free meeting of the Downriver Arts and Crafts Guild, set for 6:30 p.m. March 3 at Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, 14680 Dix-Toledo Road.
MacDonald, who will jury the guild’s member show, works in a variety of media including oils, colored pencil and mixed media, in a wide range of subject matter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University with a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in studio art. Her drawings and paintings can be found in galleries, exhibitions and private and corporate collections. In addition to creating her own work, she teaches art classes at Wayne County Community College.
At the meeting, guild members can bring in two of their original pieces and MacDonald will critique each piece. At the end, she will bestow her “Arti Marti” award to one of the members.
The meeting will include news on upcoming shows, classes and workshops, followed by a snack provided by the members and then jurying.