Date of Origin1997
Artist/AuthorVan Ark, Mae
A montage of watercolors of 19 historic Holland painted by Mae Van Ark in 1997. Historic scenes include the Holland Depot, Big Red, Centennial Park fountain, the post office, klompen dancers and more. Print 164 out of 300. Signed in lower right corner by the artist.
The artist, Mae Naber married Myron "Mike" Van Ark in Holland, Mi in 1955. From 1958 through 1962, Mae attended the Oxbow in Saugatuck, where she learned from other artists. She later took art classes at Hope in painting and print making. Mae helped establish the Art's Council where she later taught water color classes for adults, the disabled and kids. Mae always did her own framing and painted from memory and photo.
Gift ofVan Ark, Mike