Joyce Brienza and Matthew De Genaro bring their artistic inspiration to the PCAA

October 4 – November 1, 2013 Opening Reception Friday, October 4, 7 – 9 pm Gallery Talk Saturday, October 5, 2:00 pm There are as many approaches to art making as there are artists. There are those who are inspired by a wealth of imagery, pattern, color, symbols, cultural and historical reference, and draw on all these elements to create drawings, paintings, collages or objects. Others are moved to simplify and refine their works, drawing on the Modernist interest in material and process. The … [Read more...]

Constructed Realities: Artist’s Dioramas

Friday, August 23 through Friday, September 20, 2013 Closing Reception Friday, September 20, 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Part of the Downtown Rochester Fall Gallery Stroll Gallery Talk Saturday, September 21, 2:00 p.m. Many of us grew up visiting museums devoted to science and natural history, or spent time in local history museums, nature centers and other institutions on family vacations. Some of the most irresistible features of such exhibitions are the dioramas created to educate visitors … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams receives Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs minigrant

Oakland County Arts, Culture & Film, through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), awarded over $13,000 for arts projects and professional development to six local organizations. Oakland County is the local administrator of the MCACA Minigrant program, which awards project grants of up to $4,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for high quality, locally developed projects that increase public access to art and culture. New this year is funding of up to $1,500 for … [Read more...]