I/ACT Newsletter May 24, 2012
Image and Arts Council of Troy
Artist Market Dates
Sunday - June 3rd
  Tuesday - June 5th 
Visit the I/ACT artists
who are participating:
Linda Buck
Yan Liu
Patrice Pannill
Anjali Vaidaya
Jan Vettraino
  Belian Art Center
  Canvas & Clay Paintings & Ceramics by  
James Homer Brown 
and Jeremy Forman
Abstract Artist: James Homer Brown and Jeremy Forman 
Gallery Hours:
Monday - Saturday

 Noon - 5pm  


 Ridgedale Players 
Annual Golf Outing
Sat June 23 2012 
Ironwood Golf Club
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and Prize Donation   

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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         
RSVP To:     Linda Shears (linda@lindashears.com).

Meetings are free and 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.           

"Art on the Grand" Farmington Hills:  June 2nd & 3rd
Reminder from: Nancy Coumondoros - Cultural Arts Supervisor for the City of Farmington Hills

Art on the Grand is a FREE event that will feature more than 100 booths with paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery, fiber, and mixed media. There will be a wide array of free entertainment, adding up to a weekend of fun for all ages.

Location:       Grand River Ave from Farmington to Grove
Hours:            Sat, June  2- 10am  to 8pm
                      Sun, June 3 - 11am to 6pm   

More:             Friday night Pre-Glow Wine Tasting Party in the
                      "Grapes on the Grand" tent 6 -9pm

Links for:        Event Brochure , Artist Guide/Map, Website 

The featured entertainment for the pre-glow will be the popular Robin Horlock, and a visual/audio treat from "Empty Canvas," multi-talented entertainers who perform favorites from many eras while actually creating an original artwork for sale. 
Colored Pencil Society Exhibit:  May 31st Opening
More from Farmington Hills:  

The Colored Pencil Society of America - Detroit Chapter

Exhibit:            Colored Pencil Plus
Dates:               May 22 - June 29
Reception:        Thurs  May 31st  7pm to 9pm
Location:          City Gallery - Costick Center
                         28600 W 11 Mile Rd - Farmington Hills, MI
Printable Flyer
Brighton Art Guild:  Several Exhibit Opportunities

IACT logo - 590-wide Baiba Jensen from the Brighton Art Guild asked us to mention their "Art at the Library" exhibit program which is in its 14th year. The Brighton District Library averages 700 daily visitors and has an attractive and visible display space for art.

They are lining up the 2013 exhibit roster and the juried competition is open to all Michigan residents.

There will be a series of 6 to 8 weeks exhibits. Each exhibit generally has one 2-D and one 3-D artist.

The official deadline is June 15, 2012. However, that may have some flexibility. The contact information is on the flyer if you need an extension.

Cost is $30 for non-members for up five images. Application Link.
Artists will receive notification in early August.
Detroit River Artscape:  Deadline Moved to June 3
Artscape is an open competition hosted by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. It is a juried art show with $15,000 in cash prizes.

Cost is a flat $20 for 3 entries. Apply via  Juried Art Services.   
Entry Deadline:  June 3rd
Notification Date: June 8th.
Event Dates: June 22 - 24, 2012 (With Detroit's River Days Festival) 
ASID  Chair-ity Auction at Leon and Lulu's: June 7
Custom designed Chairs for Chair-ty as created by members of the American Society of Interior Designers! They are also  looking for student or other volunteers. 

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 
There will be food, wine, prizes and awards.

Contact Linda Shears for more information linda@lindashears.com. (Printable flyer.)
Ewe Revue 2 - Downtown Rochester: May - Sept
"Mewelin Rouge"

Ewe Revue 2 is a community wide public art event, and this year's theme is "Hollywood".

I/ACT artist Cynthia Buchanan created
Paint a Miracle's  delightful entry called
"Mewelin Rouge" which will located on Water Street near Fourth.  (Bigger Image)

The Facebook page and the DDA website have more images of then entries in this event.
Art Is In Market: New Location in Macomb



News from Debbie La Pratt: The Art Is In Market is expanding  with a spacious new a location in Macomb Township as well as our current locations in Laurel Park Place, Livonia and Twelve Oaks Mall, Novi.      

To receive a  New Artist Submission Form, send a blank email to the following email address: newartistinfo@gmail.com. You will receive an auto reply with the New Artist Submission Form for you to complete and submit.

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