Piety and Drama in Baroque Art

Piety and Drama in Baroque Art at The Pontiac Creative Arts Center June 25 6:00 p.m. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a religious change rocked Europe and altered the way people engaged with art. From incidents of aggressive destruction of images in the north and an explosion of theatricality in the south to the appearance of printed images across the continent, the pious struggled to win souls and outline religious belief through brand new approaches to visual … [Read more...]

Rochester Artist Pays Tribute to Fallen Soldier with ArtPrize entry

Artist Larry Binkowski Larry graduated from Rochester High School in 1970 and attended Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills. He took art classes with long-time instructor, Ray Katz. However, for the most part, Larry is a self-taught sculptor, now living in Auburn Hills. Figurative and portrait sculpting in the public, as well as the private sector, is where Binkowski’s career began. That moved into working on product prototypes for a large toy company, then miniature figures for … [Read more...]

OCC Art Classes Attract Students for Various Reasons

Students of all ages continue to create art in many forms at Oakland Community College. The Auburn Hills campus is one of five campuses in Oakland County that make up the network for Michigan’s largest community college. It opened in 1965 and uses the land of a former Army Nike missile base. A variety of art classes keep students returning semester after semester to the studios at the Auburn Hills campus: Drawing Sculpture Ceramics Jewelry Stained Glass Arts & … [Read more...]