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Southfield Welcomes a Whale of a Sculpture, Moby Dick Installed in Fountain

February 25th 2019

Southfield Welcomes a Whale of a Sculpture, Moby Dick Installed in Fountain (City of Southfield, Feb. 25, 2019) Southfield, MI- A refurbished Moby Dick sculpture was installed on Thursday, February 21 in the fountain of the Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road. Moby Dick, created by American sculptor Joseph Anthony McDonnell, was commissioned by the […]

Artists Wanted for Holly Veterans Resource Center Art Show Nov. 10

September 26th 2018

Artists Wanted for Holly Veterans Resource Center Art Show Nov. 10 Holly, MI – The Holly Area Veterans Resource Center is sponsoring a juried art show. Artists of all talent levels can apply.  Not limited to Veterans.  All mediums accepted including painting, carving, sculpting, and writing.  Artists will be able to display and sell their […]

Hazel Park Art Fair Connects Those Who Do What They Love

August 27th 2018

Hazel Park Art Fair Connects Those Who Do What They Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Hazel Park, MI- Creativity lined the paths of Green Acres Park this weekend as the community hosted the annual Hazel Park Art Fair.  The event brought artists, musicians and food trucks together to celebrate those things that make […]

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done

March 21st 2018

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Communities though Oakland County have embraced the idea that public art has an impact.  Sometimes, though, it can be hard to know how to pull public art projects off.  That’s why Oakland County recently hosted […]

Orion Twp. Library Celebrates New Sculpture, Event Dec. 13

November 12th 2017

Orion Twp. Library Celebrates New Sculpture, Event Dec. 13 Orion Township, MI – The Orion Township Public Library has anonymously received a second donation of a life-size, one-of-a-kind, bronze sculpture of a little girl carrying a book and school bag.  “Read Aloud Gather A Crowd,” created by local sculptor Suzanne Young with the Fine Arts […]

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side

September 25th 2016

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale was full of art this weekend for the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.  This juried art fair featured artists from all around the country, with diverse styles, techniques and types of art. Along with the professional artists on hand, […]

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art Submissions, Deadline Feb. 15

December 20th 2015

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art Submissions, Deadline Feb. 15 (City of Royal Oak, Dec. 20, 2015) Royal Oak , MI – The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) is excited to announce its fourth annual call for artists to submit applications for temporary display of public art in downtown Royal Oak, Michigan.  Artwork will […]

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners

November 6th 2015

Art on 11 Mile: Royal Oak Announces Winners (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 6, 2015) The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) officially announced the winners of the 11 Mile Public Art Project today. From nearly 60 applications, artworks by Richard Bennett of Detroit, Mark Beltchenko of Grosse Pointe Park, […]

Hazel Park Art Fair Aug 22 and 23 – BOOTHS AVAILABLE

June 20th 2015

Hazel Park Art Fair Aug 22 and 23 – BOOTHS AVAILABLE   The CALL FOR ART deadline is June 30. There are still a few booth spots left, submit now to ensure you get one before they are all gone! August 22 (10am-9pm) and August 23 (10am-7pm) – Green Acres Park in Hazel Park, MI […]

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions

February 14th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions (C. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Canvas Pontiac brings art and culture back to Downtown Pontiac. Inviting local artists from around Michigan to submit and display their art to be shared on public display throughout Downtown Pontiac. In the spring there will be an unveiling of the project and a reception […]