WCAMI member Martine MacDonald at Downriver Arts and Crafts Guild

I am re-posting this  article from The News Herald  by Andrea Blum ablum@heritage.com; Twitter: @AndreaBlum1 Click to enlarge Martine MacDonald, WCA member and a well-known local artist and instructor at Wayne County Community College, will speak at the free meeting of the Downriver Arts and Crafts Guild, set for 6:30 p.m. March 3 at Southgate VeteransContinue reading “WCAMI member Martine MacDonald at Downriver Arts and Crafts Guild”

WCAMI Members Linda Mendelson and Jerrie Sasson at Woods Gallery

WCA members Jerrie Sasson and Linda Mendelson will be showing their work in a special group exhibition that celebrates women in the Detroit arts, as well as marking the 30th year of arts at the Woods Gallery. Show dates: January 5 – February 17 during regular Huntington Woods Public Library hours with a special meet-the-artistsContinue reading “WCAMI Members Linda Mendelson and Jerrie Sasson at Woods Gallery”

Pussy Riot members meet Ann Arbor Artists

Submitted by Artist WCA Member Carol Morris September 18th Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina, two of the founding members of Pussy Riot, the Russian art collective, visited Ann Arbor as part of a U.S. tour. Sponsored by a LennonOno grant for peace; they are young women, ages 24 and 26, vigorous, focused and determined. OnContinue reading “Pussy Riot members meet Ann Arbor Artists”

WCAMI and Arts Alliance Michigan at the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition

WCAMI is honored to be invited to participate in cooperation with the Arts Alliance Michigan, in the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition, to be held at the King Arts Complex, 867 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus Ohio June 12 – August 24. The Columbus Invitational Arts Competition was started in 2012 to recognize groups that combine excellenceContinue reading “WCAMI and Arts Alliance Michigan at the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition”

WCA Michigan Artist’s Profile: Gabrielle Pescador

Gabrielle Pescador became an artist on the Day of the Dead. A linguist by training, the installation for the Day of the Dead that she created in collaboration with the her husband Juan Javier Pescador for Michigan State University Museum sparked her interest in a new career. Since their debut in 2007, these multifaceted altarsContinue reading “WCA Michigan Artist’s Profile: Gabrielle Pescador”

WCA Holiday Sketchtacular

Sunday afternoon,Michigan WCA members and friends from all over the state congregated at Brenda Oelbaum’s studio in Ann Arbor, to sketch, talk and enjoy food and drink together for the holidays. A life drawing session with Satori Circus, a well-known Detroit performance artist, artist’s model and “Detroit Institution” (pictured above in a fetching pink frock)Continue reading “WCA Holiday Sketchtacular”

Arts Alliance and Ann Arbor Visitors and Convention Bureau Meet

On Nov. 8, Barbara Carson And K.A. Letts attended an informational meeting of the Arts Alliance and Ann Arbor Visitors and Convention Bureau at Michigan Theater, the subject of which was the branding of Ann Arbor as an “established” arts destination in Michigan. We found this ironic since Ann Arbor just voted no on ProposalContinue reading “Arts Alliance and Ann Arbor Visitors and Convention Bureau Meet”

Oceanic Bliss Door for Avalon Housing Gala is complete

The door is finally done, not without some last minute crises–but it looks great and we hope it benefits Avalon Housing. The door will be sold at the Gala on Friday, Nov. 2, and tickets to the event can be purchased at avalonhousing.org

WCA-MI Flashmob at Beverly Buchanan Exhibition

2011 WCA Lifetime Achievement award winner Beverly Buchanan will be featured in an exhibit at DAAS Gallery Rm G648 of Haven Hall on the main campus of the University of Michigan. An opening reception will be held on November 1, from 4-6 p.m. and WCA-MI members will flashmob the gallery at 5 p.m. Join us!

Margaret Parker on the cover of Art Showcase

Margaret Parker argues forcefully in favor of Proposal B which would raise money for public art in Ann Arbor. She’s on the cover of the fall issue of Art Showcase, and there are some nice pictures of her work inside too–check it out!