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director of the art school
Donovan Entrekin

After an extensive nationwide search, the Flint Institute of Arts is pleased to welcome Donovan Entrekin as the new Director of the Art School.

Donovan holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His undergraduate concentration was painting and printmaking and his graduate studies was painting and sculpture.

Prior to joining the Flint Institute of Arts, Donovan served at Interlochen Center of the Arts for seven years, most recently as Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid. In addition to his administrative work, Donovan has exhibited, lectured and taught art at summer camps, community centers, and universities. "I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to this incredible institution and to be part of this wonderful, vibrant city." Donovan said.

Donovan just moved into the College Cultural neighborhood with his wife, artist Michele Leclaire, and their children, Theo and Marigold.

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FIA Director of the Art School
Donovan Entrekin
Youth Memberhsip Activity
Monumental Mask Making
September 26 • 1:00p–3:00p
Studio 1
Free to Youth Members or become a Youth Member for $20 (includes three events per year).

Masks are made all over the world and can transform anyone. They can be worn in celebration to ward off enemies and even to protect the people around you. Youth members will design, and learn how to structure an oversized mask, which will then be finished with a little imagination and water-soluble oil pastels.

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Flint Institute of Arts
1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503
p  810.234.1695
f   810.234.1692
Monday – Thursday
12:00p – 5:00p
12:00p – 7:30p
10:00a – 5:00p
1:00p – 5:00p
American Alliance of Museums MemberCharles Stewart Mott FoundationMichigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairsnational endowment for the arts