Unique Crafts at the OPC Artisan Market

Shop unique and trendy hand-crafted items at the Artisan Market on Saturday, November 3,  from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Older Person's Commission (OPC). Entry is $1 which benefits the Enrichment & Arts Department. The public is welcome to attend this boutique style sale which will be located in the gym at 650 Letica Dr., in Rochester. There will be over 75 talented vendors selling a wide variety of art and crafts including custom jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, artisan cards, Christmas … [Read more...]

ArtPrize Seven Begins

What is ArtPrize? ArtPrize is a radically open, independently organized international art competition and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For 19 days, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, become an open playing field where anyone can find a voice in the conversation about what is art and why it matters. Art from around the world pops up in every inch of downtown, and it’s all free and open to the public. It’s unorthodox, highly disruptive, and undeniably … [Read more...]

Dr. Loren Siffring’s Art on Display at Rochester Hills Public Library

To be asked back a second time is the ultimate compliment for an artist. Rochester Media was able to catch up with the ever-creative, ever-inspiring local artist Loren Siffring. At 82 years young, Loren continues to put out pastel painting after pastel painting. He has been asked back by the staff at the Rochester Hills Public Library to display his artwork for the month of December. Some of the pieces showcase local attractions in areas such as Oakland Township and Rochester Hills, while others … [Read more...]

Art Center Announces Winners of First Awards Ceremony

Rochester, Mich., - With immense support from eight municipalities both in Oakland County and Macomb County, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce the premiere social event of the season. PCCA’s first annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards will be presented March 24, 2011 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to congratulate the winners alongside key players from across the region. The Regional Arts & Culture Awards are a … [Read more...]

Dr. Loren Siffring Displays Art at the Library

Dr. Loren Siffring is not your average 79-year-old citizen.  While he still enjoys downhill skiing, traveling coast to coast to visit his children and grandchildren, and authoring and co-authoring books, he still finds time to paint and teach others how to paint as well.  This month and next his pastel art is on display at the Rochester Hills Public Library for all to see. Rochester Media was able to catch up with him this week and video him talking about his display. "Inspiration is a gift, … [Read more...]