Multi-talented, madly creative, totally committed to inspiring others through visual art, performing arts, writing and mentorship...

Julian Van Dyke is a revelation. Well known in mid-Michigan, the Great Lakes State and by art collectors everywhere, Van Dyke has, and is, making his mark.

Van Dyke's latest children’s book – “In Our History” (Xlibris Publishing) will be released on June 1st. People interested in pre-ordering are invited to visit the website at This book will be available at, Amazon, Barnes & Noble bookstore and more. The public is invited to meet the author in person at these author visit and bookreading events –

 Capital Area District Libraries (South Branch, Cedar Street  location) Saturday
June 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

 Lansing Juneteenth Celebration Event, Saturday June 15 in the afternoon

 Benton Harbor Library Monday, June 17.

Julian Van Dyke is bringing his literary works to the stage as well. He is producing a play adapted from this latest book and his Juneteenth, Celebrating Freedom & children’s book.

The play is being directed by Ellison Hall, a well-known young actor currently completing 9th grade at Waverly High School, and assistant director Janell Hall (Mother and Son).

The play will be performed Saturday, June 29 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Friendship Baptist Church, 2912 Pleasant Grove Rd., Lansing.

People lucky enough to live in the greater Lansing area or are here visiting have an opportunity right now to see sixty works of art created by Van Dyke at the Capital Area District Library where three, soon to be four of his current books are available.

Van Dyke’s art will also be on exhibit in REO Town, Lansing the entire month of June. The Greater Lansing Literacy Commission is also a passion of Van Dyke’s. He likes to help kids develop reading readiness so they can explore the world and their interests.

If you haven’t found Van Dyke on YouTube yet, be sure to explore his “how to” videos for the creative arts. Search for “In My Studio” hosted by Julian Van Dyke or click on the website link for “In My Studio”. is your destination for all things creative. Enjoy!

Van Dyke Art, P.O. Box 27461, Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 800-969-0098

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