Artist of the Month: Charlotte County

Florida United States Senators Bill Nelson and Lizbeth Benacquisto wrote to congratulate Shauna Lee Lange on her award as Artist of the Month for June 2013. The award was presented by the Art in Public Places Committee of the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County at a Board of County Commissioners meeting. Nelson also wrote that he was happy to see the recognition and reward for years of commitment and dedication to worthwhile projects in and for the comunity. Benacquisto added that Lange’s continued dedication to promote and cultivate the arts in the community is commendable. In the photo below, Lange is featured along with students from a summer camp program. The students were instructed on the art of repurposed paper maps to construct usable, everyday items such as boxes and containers for their personal belongings. We are all making “funny faces”.