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.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Grand Rapids - ArtPrize

ArtPrize returns for 2010!

ArtPrize's first year was unprecedented, an event connecting the public and artists on a huge scale through social media on a completely open platform. Of course, it also awarded the largest cash prize in the art world based on a public vote.

Please, consider participating in 2010. Note these important dates.
Venue Registration for 2010
Open: Monday, March 15 (Noon EDT)
Close: Thursday April 15, 2010 (5:00PM EDT)
Artist Registration
Open: Monday, April 19 (Noon EDT)
Close: Thursday, May 27 (5:00PM EDT)
Artist/Venue Matching Period
Open: Tuesday, June 1 (Noon EDT)
Close: Thursday, July 1 (5:00PM EDT)

ARTPRIZE 2010 Event September 22 - October 10

Learn more at