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About the instructor: Elody Gyekis
Elody Gyekis was born in Lewisburg, PA and grew up here in Penns Valley. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Ceramics from Penn State with minors in Sociology and Civic and Community Engagement. Her artwork includes painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. She is currently a resident artist at the Green Drake Gallery and Arts Center.  In addition to fine art work, she has been a Community Arts Organizer and Mural Painter for five murals across Pennsylvania, including the Valley Roots Community Mural Project 2008 in Millheim, the Dreams Take Flight Mural Project 2010 in State College, and three murals in Harrisburg. She has also been involved in various other mural projects and community art projects locally and abroad. To learn more about Elody, check out her website,




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