I/ACT Newsletter September 23, 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     
 Ridgedale Players
Community Theater 
205 W Long Lake - Troy

 Nov 2 - 18, 2012 

Tickets: Adults $15 

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


March 1-17, 2013

May 3-19, 2013 
Artist Market Dates: 
Sunday - Nov 25th
Monday - Nov 26th
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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) 


On the agenda: Planning for the 2013 Novi Home Show, Participation in the 2013 Troy Daze art fair, and updates on our members art activities and events over the summer! 

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.   

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 
Art News  & Events

Artprize 2012
runs from 9/19 to 10/7. View the art entries here.

Michigan Design Center's Celebrations@home charity fundraiser and open house with 25 designer vignette displays.
Thursday and Friday October 4 & 5th.

S Oakland Art Association - Oct 6th opening party - details below.

Birmingham's "Our Town" - Art Show & Sale  Oct 11 - 13

Fall lecture series for the Lorenzo Cultural Center located at Macomb Community College.

The winner of MiGreatArtist.com was Deborah Hyde  with her amazing figurative works that are made from quilts. The works of the top five artists will be on display at Park West Gallery in Southfield through Sept 28th.

Current Issue of Oakland County's Prosper Newsletter.

Recent news from the Cultural Alliance of SE Michigan.

Michigan Humanities Council - October Newsletter.

Art links in: Det News, Free Press, Metro Times.

Oakland County Arts and Culture news.

Art Detroit Now's most recent gallery show listings.
S Oakland Art Assn:  Gala Art Opening Party!

In October, the Royal Oak Historical Museum will be hosting an exhibit by the SOAA artists.

The elegant kick-off event for the show will include live music, champagne, and hors d'oeuvres!

Date:           Saturday October 6th 6 - 9 pm
Tickets:       Tickets are $20 - ticket sales locations
Location:      Royal Oak Historical  Museum 
                    (Old North Woodward Firesstation)
                   1411 Webster (at Crooks) in Royal Oak
Attire:           Fancy dress, black tie optional
                   Over 250 artworks will be on display.   

Their next meeting is Monday, October 1st
and will include an outstanding speaker: Valerie Allen who is an expert in the use of acrylic paints. Participants will receive free samples. Here also is a link to their Sept newsletter which explains more about the Art Opening at the Historical Museum. 
Novi Spring Home Show Dates:  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