Coming in 2015
Black History Month
Artists Reception: Friday, Feb 6, 5-7 pm
Local area (50 mile radius of Ypsilanti) African American artists of all ages sharing their art. This will include visual, literary and performance.
Participating Artists: Cydney Camp, Ashanti Johnson, Georgette Jones, Lauren Mills, Zakiya Newell, Byron Reed, Jainelle Robinson, Haneef Sabree, Maurice Sanders, Chadwick Smith, Natalia Sharisse, Gabriel Vunda, Marcus White, Alanna Wynes
Watch for additional Feb events. Dates will be set for book/poetry readings and dance performance.
11th Annual Docent Exhibit
Artists Reception: Friday, Mar 6, 5-7 pm
Each year the docent volunteers for the gallery have their own exhibit. This is an a all media show which includes beginning through professional level artists.
Monte is a noted writer, lecturer and teacher of photography. Not only has he written a popular newspaper column, but he is also the author of six highly successful photography books. His latest photography and books will be in the gallery this month.
Ypsilanti Community Schools
Students in grades K-12 from all the Ypsilanti Community Schools will showcase their artwork throughout the month. This is a delightful exhibit, having our young artists share their work with the entire community.
Light, Bronze and Pigment
This five person exhibit will include Heidi Goodhart (painting), Marion Powers (photography), C.Malcolm Powers (bronze sculpture) and Dick & Susan Rigterink (photography).
Ann Arbor Women Artists
July 9 – Aug 1
The largest art organization in Washtenaw county will hold their annual Summer Juried exhibit in our gallery. This will be an all media 2D/3D show. The public is invited to vote for the People’s Choice Award.
Delicious Dishes from the Dinnerware Museum Collection
The only museum in the world devoted exclusively to dinnerware will be filling our gallery with a special exhibit to whet your appetite. Their collection includes pieces from ancient to futuristic times. You’ll never think about dinnerware the same again.
Explorations in Fiber
September 10 – October 3
A two person show with Anne Flora, feltmaker (wearable art) and Marilyn Prucka, mixed media textiles (quilts).
6th Annual Great Lakes Small Works
Artist Reception: Friday, Oct 9, 5-7 pm
This is our annual 2D/3D Juried exhibit of artwork no larger than 12″ on each side. Artists participate from all eight of the Great Lakes states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
This is a Call for Artists exhibit. Interested artists please watch for the Prospectus to be posted in March.
A Family Exhibit
The Weins family, Carolyn, John and daughter Kelsey will share their art created in a variety of mediums. The exhibit will include pastels, mixed media, photography, glass and pottery.
Teen Arts Festival
Washtenaw County teens (ages 13-20) are invited to participate in this juried exhibit. It began as part of the Teens Without Walls movement in the county, which hosts a variety of activities for teenagers. It also includes young people from the Youth Arts Alliance. The event opens with a huge reception and closes with an Awards Ceremony.