Sailors Valentine Ornament with Mary Emery Lacoursiere

Make a pair of miniature versions of the ever popular Sailors Valentine.  Using a 3″ cherry box, create a composition using shells, beads and natural materials.  Bring along any small treasure you may have to make your piece stand out.  Make one, give one.   All materials are provided.

Maximum class size: 12

Mary Emery Lacoursiere graduated from Pratt Institute with an M.F.A. in printmaking and painting. She had a studio in New York City for fifteen years, specializing in hand-painted sisal rugs, murals, and restoring historical painting. A member of the Historical Society of Early American Decoration since 1978, Mary has been a contributing artist for Lifetime Television and Hearst Entertainment and currently owns and operates Emery Design here on Nantucket. She is also the director of Education at the Nantucket Historical Association.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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