I/ACT Newsletter July 20, 2011
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                             Next  I/ACT Meeting  (New Location)



Date:                 Monday July 25th
Time:                1:30  (until approximately 3pm)     

Location:          Belian Art Center 
                         5980 Rochester Rd -  Troy, MI 48085
                         (SE corner of Square Lake & Rochester Rd)     


RSVP:               If possible - please RSVP to linda@lindashears.com

                         so we can have an approximate headcount - and make your name tag!      

Parking:            Please park in the lot behind the building.

Cost:                 There is no cost for this meeting.                      

Topics:              The July 13 Opening Event for Detroit's Creative Corridor Center (DC3)
                         and other items about the arts in metro Detroit.  

Huge thanks to Zabel Belian for hosting our meeting!  Zabel's beautiful handmade pottery, as well as paintings and sculpture pieces by internationally recognized artists are on display at the gallery.

Our meeting location may also vary from month to month.  There is no charge and meetings are open to anyone interested in arts and culture in Troy. Many members are from Oakland County. However, we also attract art lovers from Macomb County to Toledo.  Our newsletter database has grown from 20 names to over 250! 

Contact Linda Shears (linda@lindashears.com) or Charlene Brown  248-813-0234 with any meeting questions. Our website is   www.TroyArts.org.

New I/ACT Members
As a result of the "Sell It" seminar many new artists joined I/ACT and five attended our June meeting:

LaDean Birkhead

Pen and Ink Children's Books, Oil Painting, Watercolor Painting and Fabric.


Mardi Chapman  
Digital and Mixed Media Paintings; also teaches digital painting techniques.

Patrice Pannill - www.hsia-living.blogspot.com and www.hsia.webs.com
Mixed Media and Bead Weaving, Fabric Collage and Embellishments

Christina Pratnicki
Interior Design, Textile Art: Pillows, Dolls

Ivy Solomon - IvyWoodRose.com and Etsy.com
Sterling Silver and Enamel Resin Jewelry.

     I/ACT Member ART OPENING      


Larry Zdeb - False Sense of Security


Exhibit Name:   "False Sense of Security"
Artists:             Larry Zdeb and Gene Smith 

Date:                Friday August 5th  

Time:                6pm to 9pm

Location:           Lawrence Street Gallery  
Address:           22620 Woodward Ave - Suite A
                        Ferndale, MI 48220      


The exhibit will run from August 3 - 26, 2011 


I/ACT Contact Names

Linda Shears - I/ACT Committee Chair  linda@lindashears.com

Charlene Brown - Newsletter / Website : Phone 248-813-0234 or info@troyarts.org.
I/ACT Website:  www.TroyArts.org