The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) has partnered with the Women’s Caucus for Art Michigan (WCAMI) to feature artwork inside its buses this summer. The WCAMI held a competition for poster designs which resulted in eight finalists. Their artwork will be featured inside buses throughout TheRide’s expanded and improved service area. The “Women, Yes!”Continue reading ““Women, Yes!” Art Posters on AAATA Buses”
Show Horse 1 by K.A. Letts was one of 6 images chosen for the PowerArt project sponsored by the Arts Alliance in cooperation with the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority (AADDA) and the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission (AAPAC). Eight colorful vinyl printed art reproductions will be installed on electric traffic boxes in downtown AnnContinue reading “PowerArt Commission for WCA Member K.A. Letts”
I came across this article on ArtSlant.com about street art and the women who make it. It features some interesting comment about sexism in art and in the surrounding culture. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1CexQVg
” “Fat Feminist Activist” blogger, artist and prominent WCA-MI member Brenda Oelbaum will open her new installation “Diet Detour” on February 22 from 6-10 in Detroit’s Whitdel Arts Gallery. The installation is a kind of maze composed of discarded diet books which the artist has been collecting for several years. The exhibit promises to beContinue reading “Diet Detour Installation Opening at Whitdel Arts”
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”
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!