Sara Beck Sweeney hosted regular gatherings for professional and amateur artists to draw and socialize at Northside neighborhood venues like the Neu Kirche Contemporary Arts Center and Arnold’s Tea. Nearly fifty Northsiders, including neighborhood children and retired people in their 70s, participated in figure drawing, still life, and imaginative drawing sessions.
The Northside Draws (pun intended) Creative Community Together
“I wanted to showcase our neighborhood as a place for the arts and artists,” said project leader Sara Beck Sweeney. “Many participants were visiting the neighborhood for the very first time and often had never heard of the venue.”