I/ACT Newsletter December 19, 2012
Image and Arts Council of Troy
an exhibit of artwork by   
  Jan 11 - Feb 23, 2013 
"Disintegration Ray Transmitter" by Larry Zdeb

Opening Reception: 
Friday,  Jan 11, 2013 
6 pm to 8pm 
Bham Bloomfield Art Center  
1516 S Cranbrook -Bham
Mon-Th:  9am - 6pm
Fri-Sat:  9am-5pm     
 Ridgedale Players
Community Theater 
205 W Long Lake - Troy

A MUSICAL that pays tribute to the jazz age shows of the 1920's

 March 1 - 17,  2013  

Tickets: Adults $17  

Students / Seniors $15
 Friday - Sat 8pm
Sunday 2pm 
May 3-19, 2013 
an EXHIBIT  of  
Internationally recognized painter & sculptor:
thru mid January 2013 
  Gallery Hours:  
Monday - Saturday
 Noon - 5pm     
2013 Artist
Market Dates: 
Sunday - Mar 10th
Monday - Mar 11th

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Next I/ACT Meeting Date: Friday Jan 18 2013 - 1PM

Date:           Friday  Jan 18th 2013
Time:          1:00 pm   

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


Agenda: Planning for the 2013 Novi Spring Home & Garden Show (April 5 - 7, 2013).

Rosalie Lamb and  Beth Monicatti-Blank our Home Show liaisons will be in attendance to determine the new  set up.

We would appreciate feedback from all who participated last year and those who want to participate this year.


If you want to participate but cannot attend the meeting, please email linda@lindashears.com ASAP because space is limited.

This is a juried show and there is a $25 per artist entrance fee. The fee is charged to artists whose work is accepted. If you are new to I/ACT and we have not seen your work before, please bring a portfolio or provide us with your website.  

If possible, please also join our Yahoo discussion group for event updates (link at the left).

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. 

Village Fine Art Gallery  - Walton Blvd  & Adams Rd
Donna Beaubien - Village Fine Art Gallery
The Village Fine Art Gallery is located in the Village of Rochester Hills Shopping Center. The location in the mall is 220 Village Main Street (next to the "Children's Place" store). The mall is located at the NE corner of Adams and Walton Blvd.

This third annual show and sale will run through December 31st.  The gallery was formed under the direction of Troy artist, entrepreneur and I/ACT member Donna Beaubien.

The gallery showcases the work of 36 Michigan artists in media that include ceramics, glass, fiber arts, wood, jewelry and more. New to the store this year is Kolin Stutcher who makes delightful handmade children's furniture.

The work of I/ACT members on display in the store includes the "Chair People" created by Linda Shears and Zabel Belian. Many additional creations by Zabel are for sale including ceramics, raku pottery, jewelry and  ornaments

Hours:  Mon - Sat 10am - 9pm,  Sunday - Noon to 6pm
Dates:  Seasonal Gallery - Open through Dec 31st

Click here  for a map.
New Art Gallery:  Maple Arcade in Clawson
The Maple Arcade recently opened at 38 E. 14 Mile Road in downtown Clawson.

They are located on the S side of 14 Mile Rd just East of Main Street.  Read more about the gallery and its owners Jeffrey and Emily Bowman in the Oakland County Prosper.   
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... 
Art News  & Events

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

Oakland County Arts and Culture news.
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