Encore! Mt. Morris welcomes Annie Timmer as their Summer 2021 Artist-in-Residence. This is the fourth year for the Encore! A-i-R ten week summer artist position. Annie is a Forreston High School honors graduate, and currently a sophomore art education major at Illinois State University. She has received many art awards, and has had years of experience in Girl Scouting, 4-H, FFA, weaving/quilting, trap shooting, and has served in various leadership positions. Annie and Encore! are planning many ways to make art fun this summer, including designing a number of paint-the-town projects in Mt. Morris parks, the Senior Center and other locations. Help is needed! High school students and adults interested in participating in the summer art projects can volunteers by emailing ATimmer@encoremtmorris.com.
Encore is always looking for volunteers including hosting at the gallery for up to 2 hours on a Wednesday or Friday evening and during weekend events on the campus. There are many other ways to get involved with Encore, click here-Volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Village Hall at 815-734-6425.