Library displays baseball art
NORMAN — Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, is displaying works by artist Mike Wimmer.
Wimmer’s collection of baseball-themed paintings will remain on display all summer in the library lobby.
The paintings focus on Babe Ruth and his career, a topic Wimmer also worked on with author Robert Burleigh in the book “Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth,” a 1997 release by Harcourt Brace.
Wimmer, a former Norman resident, lives in Oklahoma City.
Among his other works are several original portraits in the state Capitol.
Students excel in auto skills meet
CHOCTAW — Students from Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center placed second at the 65th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich.
State winners gathered to solve automotive challenges — digital and mechanical — in a timed competition. Andrew Chapman and William Eubanks worked together for the second-place finish.
Their instructor is Jim LeFevers.
Adults can learn with artist
EDMOND — Openings are available for adult classes with award-winning artist Suzanne King Randall at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond. Randall has worked with a variety of mediums during her 40-year career, said Shannon Price, the institute’s executive director.
Randall will teach mixed-media and acrylics classes on Wednesday evenings and pastel drawing for beginners on Saturdays throughout summer.
Her work can be seen at www.suzannekingrandall.com.
Register at www.edmondfinearts.com or call 340-4481.
FROM STAFF REPORTS