I/ACT Newsletter August 15, 2012
Image and Arts Council of Troy
an EXHIBIT  of  
Internationally recognized painter & sculptor: 
Opening Reception 
Sat Oct 13th  6 - 9pm 
Runs thru Mid November  
Gallery Hours:  
Monday - Saturday
 Noon - 5pm     
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        Free Press
        Metro Times
 Ridgedale Players
Community Theater 
205 W Long Lake - Troy
"Lend Me A Tenor" 

 Sept 7 - 23, 2012 

Tickets: Adults $15 

Students / Seniors $13
  Friday - Sat 8pm
Sunday 2pm

Nov. 2-18, 2012

March 1-17, 2013

May 3-19, 2013 
Artist Market Dates:
Sunday - Aug 26th
  Tuesday - Aug 28th  
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Next I/ACT Meeting Date: Friday Sept 28th - 1PM

Date:           Friday  September 28th  2012
Time:          1:00 pm (note new time) 

Location:     Belian Art Center 5980 Rochester Rd, Troy MI
                    (Square Lake & Rochester Rd in Troy)

Please RSVP to linda@lindashears.com if you can attend. The meetings are free and open to anyone interested in arts and culture in Troy. New attendees are encouraged to bring artwork samples. 

Our website is TroyArts.org.   

Michigan Great Artist Contest: Voting Ends Aug 18
Please vote for your favorite artist(s)
in the MiGreatArtist.com competition.  This is the event's first year.

Just a few days are left. 

Four I/ACT artists are represented among the 122 participants.
Belian Art Center:  Reception - Sat  Oct 13th 6 - 9pm

The next  big exhibit opens in October and will feature the works of internationally known, award winning artist Georg Vihos - whose artworks are in collections all over the world. His works have been displayed at the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago and many other museums nationwide.   He has also produced commissioned work for Peat Marwick & Mitchell, WB Doner and the Law Offices of Geoffrey Fieger.

His 9 x 18 foot mixed media drawing called "Temptation" (pictured below) was installed in 2008 at the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts in East Lansing.

All I/ACT members are invited to the Opening Reception:

Date:          Saturday October 13, 2012    6pm to 9pm
Location:    Belian Art Center  5980 Rochester Rd - Troy          
Cost:           FREE / Snacks, wine and artsy company provided! 
George Vihos - Art Installation at the Wharton Center in East Lansing
Artwork installation at the Wharton Center in E Lansing 
Updates & Reminders

Arts Beats and Eats  will run from Aug 31 to Sept 3rd in Royal Oak.

A Scarecrow Decorating Contest will be a part of Troy Family Daze which runs from Sept 13 - 16. Cash prize of $500 for 1st place!

The Detroit Design Festival will take place Sept 19 - 23.

Janna Bissett of LilacPop had photographs accepted by Vogue Italia.

St Joseph Mercy Hospital - List of Artists whose works were accepted include I/ACT artists Patty Cooper-Koerner, Pat Shaw, Marc Garrison, and Glen Michaels. Over 220 artists applied and 84 were accepted. Congratulations!!
Upcoming - Novi Spring Home Show:  April 5 - 7 2013
Mark your calendar: We have been invited to participate again in the Novi Spring Home & Garden Show. The show dates are April 5 - 7 2013. More details to follow... 
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