Ready for Deck Art 2016

This year, over 400 artists from all over metro Detroit, Illinois, New York, and Pennsylvania as well as nearly 50 downtown Rochester businesses are participating in Deck Art 2016. In its sixth installment, Deck Art 2016 is a skateboard art competition and exhibition. Artists submit one-of-a-kind artwork using skateboard decks as a canvas. These decks will be on display in downtown Rochester businesses beginning May 19, and will be celebrated with a two-day event on May 19 & 20. The … [Read more...]

Fine Artists come together for 49th year of Arts & Apples Festival

According to a press release, each year, over 125,000 southeast Michigan residents and art enthusiasts welcome the fall season at Michigan’s second largest juried art fair that gathers more than 290 fine artists from across the country.  Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ (PCCA) prestigious Art & Apples Festival is now celebrating its 49th year and is proud to bring a 13th nationally ranked art fair to Rochester. The three-day event takes place September 5-7, 2014 in the scenic 30-acre … [Read more...]

PCCA announces 4th Annual Arts and Culture Awards

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce via press release the return of the annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards to be presented Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. Individuals and organizations will be recognized that are fostering arts & culture in significant ways within their communities. PCCA is delighted with the incredible support from the participating municipalities within Oakland County (Auburn Hills, Rochester, Rochester … [Read more...]

Art & Apples Festival Ranked #13 in the Nation!

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce that the Art & Apples Festival is now ranked #13 in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. “Being named the top 13 festival in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine was fantastic news for the staff and board members of Paint Creek Center for the Arts,” said Ellen Hughes, PCCA Marketing Director. “The Art & Apples Festival is a year-round effort and the #13 ranking gives merit to our hard work and dedication.” The second … [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, Mich., - Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is getting ready to fill the galleries with handmade objects and artworks of all kinds just in time for the holidays. These unique gift items are created by Michigan artists working in all media – glass, ceramic, painting, fibers, jewelry, toys, metal, mixed media and more. We’re taking in variety of artworks from formal to funky and everything in between. You’ll find traditional favorites like hand-blown glass ornaments and Pewabic … [Read more...]