Sunday, August 1, 2010

Orchard Lake - Call for Artists

Show: November 5 & 6, 2010
Application deadline: August 2, 2010

To those artists who did not participate in or attend our first annual F ree S pirit A rt F air, you missed a truly inspiring event! We hope you'll consider joining us this year. Once again, the event will feature a variety of fine art with an uplifting message along with live music, food and a children's craft corner so little ones can create while their parents shop ... all overlooking our spectacular Orchard L ake setting.

Monday, July 26, 2010

You Gotta Have Art!

Something fun from back in the day, courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts:

There is a lot of wisdom to this!

This has been my public service announcement of the day.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Ann Arbor - Art Opening

Considering the Figure: Four Points of View

January 13 - February 24

Four artists regard the figure from different points of view. The exhibit features the work of Margaret Davis (painting), Nancy Diessner (print), Robert Hanson (drawing), and Louis Marinaro (sculpture).

A reception will be held February 10 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm in Gallery One; a gallery talk will take place at 6:00pm. Nancy Diessner will discuss her photo/print process on February 11 at 6:00pm at Gallery One.

Washtenaw Community College, 4800 East Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor MI 48105-4800

Grosse Pointe - Call for Art

Deadline: 2/13 - 2/15/10

Grosse Pointe Art Association has opened their
‘Green Show’ (think environmental) for entries.

Show dates 3/19 - 5/1/10

16900 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe
T-Th 12 - 6
F -Sat 11-5

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Detroit - Art Grant

Release Date: January 25, 2010
Media Contact: Jennifer Roberts
(313) 224-1907 or (313) 475-0116


Mini-grant applications for arts programs are now available for Wayne County nonprofit organizations. The application deadline is February 24 for projects beginning April 1 to September 30.

Mini-grants fund up to $4,000 for locally developed, high-quality art projects that provide special opportunities to address local arts needs and increase public access to the arts. Mini-grants support a broad range of artistic expression from all cultures through projects that preserve, produce or present traditional or contemporary arts.

The grants are a giving partnership financed by the City of Detroit Recreation Department Arts and Culture Section and the State of Michigan through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

For more information, visit or call 313-628-1929 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.