91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.3 Port Huron 89.7 Lansing 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Benton Harbor teen found purpose, confidence through stained glass art

Stateside is featuring intimate, first-person stories about the power of art in a new series called Creating Connection Michigan. Over the next five Tuesdays, you'll hear from Michiganders across the state about how local art programs have changed their lives.

We begin the series with Otis Cornelius, a student at Fired Up, a Benton Harbor glassworking program, and Lynne Clayton, the executive director at Water Street Glassworks.

Listen above to hear how Cornelius came to join Fired Up, and how the program benefits the community as well as the kids who get involved. 

https://vimeo.com/289978178">MCACA Creating Connections // Glassworks // Benton Harbor, MI // Otis from https://vimeo.com/longhaul">Long Haul Productions on Vimeo.

You can find a full transcript of the segment here.

The Creating Connection Michigan series was produced by Elizabeth Meister and Dan Collison at Long Haul Productions and funded by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

This post was written by Stateside production assistant Sarah Leeson.

(Subscribe to Stateside oniTunesGoogle Play, or with this RSS link)

Stateside is produced daily by a dedicated group of producers and production assistants. Listen daily, on-air, at 3 and 8 p.m., or subscribe to the daily podcast wherever you like to listen.
Related Content