I/ACT Newsletter May 4, 2012
Image and Arts Council of Troy
  Belian Art Center
  Canvas & Clay: Paintings & Ceramics by  
James Homer Brown
and Jeremy FormanAbstract Art Exhibit: James Homer Brown and Jeremy Forman 
Opening Reception
Friday, May 11th 
7 to 9pm  ( Flyer
Show runs thru June 30  
    Ridgedale Players 
Community Theater
205 W Long Lake - Troy


Runs Friday, May 4th to

Sunday,  May 20th 2012   

Tickets: Adults $15  
Students / Seniors $13
Firebrick Gallery
Skateboard Art Event
Preview Party/Auction

May 17th - Opening
May 18 - Gallery Stroll   
Artist Market Event
June 3rd and 5th 
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 Next I/ACT Meeting Date: Friday June 1st 1:30pm

Meetings will normally be on the last Friday of the month.  Our May meeting is being pushed to June 1st due to Memorial Day.  
Date:      Friday  June 1st  2012

Time:     1:30 pm lasting until approximately 3:00 pm

Location:  Belian Art Center 5980 Rochester Rd, Troy MI 48085
                (SE corner of Rochester Rd & Square Lake Rd)
Please RSVP to Linda Shears (linda@lindashears.com).

There is no charge at attend. Meetings are open to anyone interested in promoting arts and culture in Troy. Artists are encouraged to bring work samples for discussion. Our website is TroyArts.org.           

Belian Art Center: Canvas & Clay
Opening Reception: Friday May 11th  7pm to 9pm

Location:       Belian Art Center 
                      5980 Rochester Rd - Troy (Sq Lake/Rochester Rd.)

Opening Event:   Friday May 11th -  7pm to 9pm
Runs Through:    June 30th 2012
More Info:           Printable Event Flyer 
Abstract Artist: James Homer Brown
Detroit River Artscape - Entry Deadline May 20th 
Detroit's newest art competition!  This is like a "Mini-Artprize" for metro Detroit and is just getting started!

is an open competition hosted by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. It is a juried art show with $15,000 in cash prizes.

I/ACT's Donna Beaubien is the coordinator and one of the jurors.

Cost is a flat $20 for three entries. Apply via Juried Art Services.  
Entry Deadline:       Sunday,  May 20th  
Notification Date:    June 1st.

Event Dates:            June 22 - 24, 2012   (in conjunction with Detroit's River Days Festival)

For more details, download the Printable Flyer. 
Langsford Men's Chorus: May 18th and May 20th 

The internationally acclaimed Langsford Men's Chorus will be giving two spring performances.

Langsford is a world class choral ensemble with over 60 members including I/ACT Board member Larry Keisling who has also participated in their international competitions. This summer they are again traveling to Wales to compete!

Ticket prices are $15 at the door - but only $12 if your order directly from Larry. Call him at 248-879-9104 to order your tickets. Dates:

Friday May 18, 2012  7:30 pm at
St Paul's United Methodist Church
620 Romeo in Rochester 

Sunday, May 20th 2012 at 4:00 pm at
St John's Episcopal Church
26998 Woodward Ave in Royal Oak.

Click here  for the order form with all the details.
Paint A Miracle -  Luncheon & Fundraiser:  May 7th

IACT logo - 590-wideDate:         Monday May 7th
Time:        10am to 1:30pm
Location:   Royal Park Hotel
                  Rochester, MI

Cost:         $45 per person  Order Tickets

Paint a Miracle is an award winning organization that helps people living with disabilities and other challenges through artistic therapy.  I/ACT artist Cynthia Buchanan is a board member at Paint A Miracle. 

Visit or volunteer at their location which is at:
400 Water St, LL4, Rochester, MI 48307, Phone #  248.652.2702.     

ASID  Chair-ity Auction at Leon and Lulu's: June 7th
The American Society of Interior Designers is holding an auction of their custom designed chairs!

Date:          Thursday, June 7, 2012 

Time:          5pm to 8pm
Location:    Leon and  Lulu's
                   96 W 14 Mile - Clawson          
Cost:           $12 /person or $20 / couple

They are also  looking for student or other volunteers. This will be a fun event with food, wine, prizes and awards. 

Contact Linda Shears for more information linda@lindashears.com. (Printable flyer.)
Ariana Gallery - Glass Show Through: May 31st.

Annual Glass Show -  50th Anniversary of the Studio Glass Movement.

Location:     Ariana Gallery
Runs Thru:   May 31st
Gallery Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11-6pm
Thurs, Sat: 11-7pm
Sun: 12:30-4:30pm

A show and sale of designer glass from around the country including cast glass cameras by Josh Hershman,  Wine Goblets by Robert Dane  and Sand carved vessels and Perfume Bottles by Laurie Thal.  New whimsical jewelry designs by Link Wachler are also on display. The Gallery is located at 119 S Main St in Royal Oak.
S Oakland Art Association Meeting: Monday  May 7.

Date:            Monday, May 7th at 7PM
Location:      Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
814 N Campbell Rd in Royal Oak.
Time:            7 PM

Speaker:       Jacqueline Drake

View their website and most recent newsletter.
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I/ACT Contact Names:


Linda Shears - Executive Director linda@lindashears.com   

Charlene Brown - Newsletter / Website info@troyarts.org 



Image & Arts Council of Troy

  PO Box 1025

   Troy, MI 48099-1025