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COLUMBIA CITY â Beauty truly is in the eye of the beholder. With that being said, just imagine a world without art. That certainly isnât the case with any client at Passages, for their clients can be involved in Passagesâ Artistry Program. And there is art literally everywhere at Towerview Industries.
Candy Pease is the driving force behind Passagesâ Artistry Program. âWe offer nine classes to our clients and we still have a waiting list for more clients to study art,â said Pease. âThe art program has grown significantly within the last two years,â said Pease. âIt was able to produce different art mediums that have sold at various art shows.â
The classes are offered at Towerview Industries in Columbia City. Art teachers are all volunteers who teach five days a week. Long time volunteers include Chad Moore, Joann Bird and Carolyn Coverstone. The mediums range from pencil drawings to wall murals to ceramics.
Ted McClure is the program coordinator at Passages.
âWe had one client who was interested in the artistry program but didnât want to start a project,â said McClure. âHe was thinking about what he wanted to do and knew exactly what he wanted to do but didnât want to make a mess. We told him itâs okay to make a mess,â said McClure.
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