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Rain or Shine!!!
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Cover art by Lauren Head
Lauren Head has a BA in studio art, over 28 years of experience in art education and is the founder and director of the Gould Blacksmithing program. She has attended numerous workshops at institutions including: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, Center for Creative Imaging, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center and Peters Valley Craft Center. Lauren has been responsible for coordinating workshops with visiting artists to support the art curriculum and the Sophomore Four Point Program. Her work has been commissioned for non-profit and private collections. She currently teaches: Blacksmithing, Metal Design, Sculpture, Freshman Sophomore art and Design.
Along with being an art educator, Lauren is a former member of the United States Telemark Ski Team and a National Champion in Telemark GS and Moguls. Currently she is the head coach of the alpine ski racing development program and is a level 3 nationally certified coach. When Lauren isn’t teaching or working in the studio she can be found spending time with her family; husband Robert Baribeau and son Alexander, climbing mountains, skiing, tending chickens and participating in activities in the outdoors.
Recipent of the 2011 Dirigo Award for Nonprofit Excellence, the Mahoosuc Arts Council is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting the advancement of the arts and humanities in the adult communities and schools systems of the Greater Bethel Area since 1986.
Council Treasurer Troy Jordan (far left) and Vice Chair Helen Davies are presented with ourtstanding service awards by Council Chair Tera Ingraham (2nd from Left) and Executive Director Aranka Matolcsy.
We Are Proud Members
- Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce
- Bethel Nonprofit Collaborative
- Maine Alliance for Arts Education
- Arts Presenters of Northern New England
- Western Maine Cultural Alliance