6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Phone: 989-775-4750 • Fax: 989-775-4770
Open Mon. thru Sat. 10am - 6pm • Closed Sundays


Contact:
Stefanie Griffin, Sales & Events Coordinator • SGriffin@sagchip.org
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways
6650 E. Broadway • Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858
Phone 989.775.4744 • Fax 989.775.4770 • www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing

For Immediate Release - July 1, 2011

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan  The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways and their Exclusive Sponsor, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., present the second of four Artist-in-Residence Mentoring Programs Monday, July 18 - Friday, July 22, 2011. Dawn Jackson will lead the workshop and present Woodland Indian imagery in a contemporary form by using classic animation cel painting techniques. The 5-day Cel-Painting Adult Workshop is $35 per participant

Dawn Jackson is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. Her painting style reflects the graphic and colorful imagery of traditional animation, using cel vinyl paint and painting backwards on layers of clear acetate to create striking depth and dimension. This technique was explored as a fine art medium by Dawn after she hand-inked and painted animation cels for Fox's hit television series, The Simpsons, in the early 1990's.

The Cel-Painting Workshop will be held Monday - Friday at the Ziibiwing Center from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Space is limited. All participants must register in advance and be 18 years or older. Call to sign up today! For more information contact the Ziibiwing Center's Sales & Events Coordinator, Stefanie Griffin, at (989) 775-4744 or visit our website at www.sagchip.org/ziibiwing.

The Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways in Mount Pleasant, Mich. is the Midwest's Premier American Indian Museum. Established in 2004, the Ziibiwing Center is a distinctive treasure created to provide an enriched, diversified, and culturally relevant educational experience through its award-winning Diba Jimooyung (Telling Our Story) permanent exhibit, changing exhibits, research center, Ojibwe language immersion room, gift shop, Wi-Fi coffee & media lounge, and meeting rooms. The Ziibiwing Center is a non-profit cultural center and museum belonging to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan who also own Michigan's only four diamond casino resort, the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino located in Standish, Mich.

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