On August 2, the Opening Reception with the Soap Box Event at Riverside Arts Center attracted a large crowd! The exhibitions featured many Michigan artists as well as work from seven other states. We had eight community speakers: Mayor of Ypsilanti Beth Bashert, Ypsilanti Township organiser and radio host Alex Thomas, Mary Heinen Director ofContinue reading “citizenSHIP Opening a big Success”
Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ann Arbor District Library, 3rdfloor “freespace” room, 343 S. Fifth Street, Ann Arbor Artists and galleries need one another to make art known to a wider public. This talk aims to shed light on the dynamics that shape those relations so artists can learn how to chooseContinue reading “WCA EVENT – What Galleries Expect from Artists”
University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens has issued a juried call for art to be installed in the garden’s conservatory November 28-January 3 as part of their winter exhibit. The theme is Forest and Tree: A Multitude of Gifts, and the show is open to all media. Artworks will be displayed throughout the conservatory building. Interested artistsContinue reading “Call for Art Matthaei Botanical Gardens Ann Arbor”
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”
Carol Morris is the driving force behind a new initiative to show art in the Burns Park neighborhood of Ann Arbor. The show, which opened on January 9, includes artists Jane Bunge, Julie Cohen, Pam Hoffer, Samah Majadha, Carol Morris, Julie Renfro, Mike Sivac. For more on Art in the Hood: http://bit.ly/1IGGVq7
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!