Wild Duck Derby at Art & Apples Festival

Wild Duck Derby Hosted by The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township The Rochester Area Jaycees and Kiwanis Club of Utica-Shelby Township will be hosting a special fundraiser to help fund both child-centered and community initiatives at this year’s Art and Apples Festival in Rochester. Additionally, a portion of the monies earned will also help support Paint Creek Center for the Arts. The festival takes place from September 9-11, at Rochester Municipal … [Read more...]

Art & Apples kicks off fall 2011

It just wouldn’t be September in Rochester without Art & Apples.  Though beats and eats will be plentiful, it’s art that takes center stage at the annual fund-raiser for Rochester’s nonprofit Paint Creek Center for the Arts. Michigan’s second-largest juried fine-art fair, the festival was ranked in the top 20 fine-art festivals in the U.S. last year by Sunshine Artist magazine.  Now in its 46th year, the festival will be held Sept. 9-11 in Rochester Municipal Park. More than 285 … [Read more...]

Art and Apples 2010 is Here!

Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts, the Art & Apples Festival is Michigan's second largest juried fine art festival with an average attendance of over 125,000 festival-goers and 285+ artists from across the country. The festival showcases artists from across the country, local and national entertainment acts, a free Kids Art Zone, Activity Zone, 3 food courts and more. The Rochester Park was being transformed into a festival wonderland today as hundreds of artists and vendor's … [Read more...]

Heritage Festival at College Showcase Artist’s Work

Self-taught Shelby Township artist Margaret Glinke likes to work in layers. In addition to ink drawings, she has developed a layered approach to painting that incorporates sand, powdered marble and cheesecloth imbedded in the acrylics, a process known as impasto. Glinke, who has been a fixture on the art show circuit for 44 years, will be demonstrating an ink/watercolor painting during the Rochester Area Heritage Festival Sept. 25-26 at Rochester College. Twenty-six of her paintings and … [Read more...]