Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Gertie Lives on Gingko Street
Illustration, Writing
More about: Marissa Tawney Thaler

This is Marissa's first solo exhibition. It consists of a series of original children's book illustrations depicting the life of Gertie! It is a whimsical and imaginative exhibit with beautiful illustration on display throughout the month of May!

Marissa Thaler is an art educator-turned-working artist in the Lansing area. Marissa has written two children's books and her "Drawing Folded Paper" series has been featured around Michigan and will be at the 2019 East Lansing Art Festival.

Marissa’s work, often narrative in nature, uses primarily drawing media to achieve a “bittersweet aesthetic.” Often working in series, Marissa aims to find the lighthearted side of struggles and moments of connection in everyday happenings. 

1208 Turner
Lansing MI 48906