I/ACT Newsletter March 7, 2008
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Mark Your Calendars -  Three Friday "Lunch & Learn"
Seminars at the Troy Library: March 14, Apr 18, May 16
 
March, 2008
More In This Issue
 
 
 
OUR WEBSITE HAD A MAKEOVER!
 

After just 5 months, it was already time for a facelift. It has new graphics,
more functionality, an easy newsletter signup box and more room to feature the talented artists of Troy.  Take a look at:  troyarts.org.
 
 

THANK YOU

To: Troy Chamber member
Tom Gross of Ford & Earl Architectural Design!

They have generously provided painting work space for our artists.  This has been a huge benefit which is greatly appreciated.

MANY THANKS ALSO

To: Michele Hodges, President
Troy Chamber of Commerce

Linda Shears,
Linda Shears Designs and
I/ACT Committee Chair

and Dr. Maria Hunciag
Art Specialist
Troy Public Library
Mark Your Calendar to learn about the
Arts in Troy (and maybe even be on TV).

Friday lunchtime "Brown Bag" lecture series
Noon to 1:30 pm. Free and open to the public.
 
Details also on the Troy Arts website or call Maria Hunciag at 248-524-3543 for more information.
 
March 14 - Public Art in Troy. Ron Hynd and Jeffrey Biegler from the City of Troy. Topics include public art owned by the city and the status of art pieces to be featured along pathways.
 
April 18 - Good Design is Good Business. Architect John Tagle AIA, will discuss the role of good design in a vibrant and thriving city's success.
 
May 16 - Civic Art as the Wise Sage of Big Beaver Rd. Mark Miller, AICP/PCP and City of Troy Planning Director will update projects including the Pavilions of Troy. He will tie together urbanism, art and the Big Beaver corridor through civic art gateways, sleek & elegant street furniture, public squares and more.
 
We also plan to tape these events for replay on Comcast community access cable TV.

Thank you Dr. Hunciag for all of your effort in arranging these events.
I/ACT Holiday Photos 
James Homer Brown, Artist
 
Ford & Earl's CEO, Tom Gross invited I/ACT artists to the company's holiday party.  

The artists were allowed to display their work for sale.  Artist James Homer Brown is pictured at the right with one of his large abstract oil  paintings. 

Click here for more pictures including Troy photographer Bill Cowger and Troy sculptor Douglas Chick.

This was a wonderful event that offered a great display area for artwork.  Many thanks to Tom Gross who made this possible.
 
Next I/ACT Meeting

I/ACT meetings are held on the last Monday of each month at 1:30.  The location rotates between the Troy Public Library and the Troy Chamber of Commerce headquarters. Artists and members of the public are encouraged to attend. For specifics, please contact:
 
Linda Shears  I/ACT Committee Chair at 248-642-5473  or
Michele Hodges, Troy Chamber President at 248-641-8151.
Also refer to our website:  troyarts.org  .
 
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