I/ACT Newsletter March 19, 2013
Image and Arts Council of Troy
Upcoming in April 2013

The Pottery Art of     
Eunhee Lee   
  Gallery Hours:  
Monday - Saturday
 Noon - 5pm 
2013 Artist
Market Dates: 
Sunday - Jun 9th
Monday - Jun 10th

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Artists in Last Show 
 Ridgedale Players
Community Theater 
205 W Long Lake - Troy

May 3 - 19,  2013  

Tickets: Adults $15   

Students / Seniors $13

 Friday - Sat:  8pm 
Sunday 2pm  
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Art Beats & Eats
Art Detroit Now     


Next I/ACT Meeting Date: Friday March 22 2013 - 1PM
Date:           Friday  March 22nd 2013

Time:          1:00 pm   

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


The agenda will include planning for the 2013 Novi Spring Home & Garden Show which runs from  Fri, April 5th -  Sun Apr 7th 2013.

Please RSVP to linda@lindashears.com if you can attend.

I/ACT meetings are free and open to anyone interested in arts and culture in Troy. New artist attendees are encouraged to bring artwork samples. 
Lynn Lim Calligraphy on Display:   March 2013
IACT artist Lynn Lim has a wonderful display about the Art of Calligraphy at the Auburn Hills Public Library. Elegant samples of Lynn's calligraphy art are included in the showcase, as well as calligraphy books and writing instruments.  

The exhibit runs through the end of March.

Location:   Auburn Hills Public Library
                3400 E Seyburn Dr  Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Hours:       Mon - Thurs  10am - 9pm
                Sat - 10am to 6pm / Friday & Sunday: Closed        
Paint A Miracle Spring Fundraiser:   Mon Apr 29th  
Donations needed for silent auction fundraiser. They are also looking for table sponsors and advertisers for their program book.

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. 

Meet the artists and hear their inspiring stories of transformation at their 8th annual luncheon.

Artists' work will be available for sale from 10am to 2pm. The silent auction will take place after lunch.     

Date:          Monday, April 29th

Time:         Luncheon starts at  11:30
                  Doors open for shopping at 10am
Cost:          Tickets $50 per person
RSVP:        By Fri Apr 19th or by calling 248-652-2702
Location:    Royal Park Hotel 
                   600 E University Dr. - Rochester Hills, MI             
Call for Artists U of M Health :   Deadline May 15th  

Gifts of Art is currently accepting art exhibit proposals for the August 2013 - August 2014 exhibit year.  Individual artists or arts organizations may apply.  As one of the first and most comprehensive arts in healthcare programs nationwide, Gifts of Art brings the world of art & music to the University of Michigan Health System.  Our nine galleries display over 50 exhibits a year.  They include 2-D and 3-D spaces that are viewed by approximately 10,000 people a day.  This makes our galleries some of the most widely visited indoor, non-museum exhibit spaces in the state. 


Entry Requirements

Submissions may be made online or by mail

Our exhibit program's mission is to enhance the health system's environment of care and to assist and complement the healing process
Please read the requirements and instructions carefully.  Only submit images that reflect the proposed exhibit.  Successful exhibits have a cohesive focus, theme or feel. 


Submission must be received or uploaded by May 15, 2013Final notifications will be sent by July 15, 2013.  

The Exhibit Proposal Form can be found online at http://www.med.umich.edu/goa/submissions.htm

Questions? Call Gifts of Art at 734-936-ARTS (2787)
or email

To download additional copies of this brochure or to submit online,

please visit our website at www.med.umich.edu/goa.                 

Rett Syndrome Fundraiser:   Monday Apr 22nd - 6pm
IACT mural artist Lori Borraccio Morris is coordinating a "Comedy for the Cure" Rett Syndrome Research Fundraiser at the San Marino Club in Troy.

Rett Syndrome is a debilitating neurological disorder that predominantly affects females. Baby girls are born normal but then begin to lose acquired skills between the ages of 1 and 3 years old.
However, research has shown that this disorder is potentially reversible once normal protein levels are restored.

Date:          Monday, April 22nd
Time:         Buffet Dinner from 6pm to 7pm
                  Show starts at 7pm and features
                  Tony Roney - Laff Entertainment Comedy Show
Cost:          Tickets $30 per person
Contact:     borraccio@gmail.com or  Lori@248-866-8137
Location:    San Marino Club - 1685 E Big Beaver in Troy.  
Flyer:          Printable Event Flyer           

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