Calling All Young Film Makers

June 15 is the deadline for the 2016 Flint Youth Film Festival The festival will be hosted by the Flint Institute of Arts July 28, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The festival is open to entrants ages 13-25 and college students regardless of age. It is a free program of the Flint Youth Media Project (FYMP), sponsored by the University of Michigan Flint Communications. The FIA, Mott Community College’s Media Arts and Entertainment Technology program and iMichigan Productions, Inc., are also a … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Center for the Arts Hosts Rochester Community Schools Alumni Exhibition

Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents Rochester Community Schools Alumni Exhibition a group exhibition featuring a number of artists who are alumni of Rochester Community Schools. This exhibit will showcase the talents of a number of artists who are working in the arts or are pursuing college degrees in the arts. Please join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a gallery talk featuring Stoney Creek Art Educator Diane Heath on Saturday, August 8 from 4 - 5 p.m. followed by an opening … [Read more...]

‘reDiscovering The Grand’ Comes to the Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Reception held in conjunction with Downtown Rochester Spring Gallery Stroll Saturday, April 25 – Saturday, May 30, 2015 Gallery Talk: Saturday, April 25, 4 – 5 p.m.  Reception: Saturday, April 25, 5 – 7 p.m. Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents reDiscovering The Grand a photographic collaboration between Nathan Abramowski and Jason Rutter. This exhibition features photographs that depict the natural beauty of The Grand River and its watershed, while illustrating the complexity of the … [Read more...]

Solo exhibition Boxed Narratives: A Portraiture of Structures Comes to PCCA

Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents Boxed Narratives: The Portraiture of Structures, a solo exhibition showcasing the paintings of artist T.R. Wilson on view from Saturday, January 24 through Saturday, February 28, 2015 in the Main Gallery. The exhibition features Wilson’s current body of work which is reflective and represents three connective narratives told through the portraiture of structures. The narratives include intrinsic ideals, collective histories and elements of … [Read more...]

It’s August at the BBAC — beat the heat and let your creativity surge

Summer isn’t over yet with plenty of workshops and camps open and available. The newest eclectic set of exhibits, featuring the wonderful work of Linda Soberman, Mosaic Artists of Michigan, Kelly Smith, and Group of 10 is also up and running through August 22. “August is a great time to explore art at the BBAC,” said Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO of the BBAC. “This month we’re featuring four free exhibits, each showing very different types of art, plus fun camps for the kids and … [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...]

Spring into Action and Register for Classes, Workshops and Cool Camps at the BBAC

April is on its way. Classes, camps and workshops sure to zap the blustery blues are springing up at the BBAC. The current exhibits, energizing and inspiring, run through May 2. “Our spring classes are designed to stimulate creativity and awaken the artist in all of us,” said Annie VanGelderen, President & CEO of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center. “And our Gallery Shop, during Michigan Glass Month, has an abundance of new and unique glass items to brighten any room in your home as we all … [Read more...]

Surface/Space exhibit comes to the PCCA

It’s not always obvious why a particular group of artists seems to fit together. Sometimes it’s a matter of looking at the works in front of you, and searching for the way they communicate with one another. The artists chosen for this show share concerns with the way space is addressed in their drawings, paintings and even sculptures. In many of these works, the negative space – those areas of the surface left untouched – carries as much weight as the rest of the work. When they talk about their … [Read more...]

Stephen Palmer: Found Fish

October 4 – November 1, 2013 Opening Reception Friday, October 4, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Gallery Talk Saturday, October 5, 2:00 p.m. After spending many years perfecting his techniques in fused glass, and exhibiting his glass works all over Michigan, Stephen Palmer has recently taken on a new challenge. Drawing on the traditions of collage, assemblage and bricolage, he has begun building sculptural fish from a hoard of found objects of every kind. Many of his larger fish start with cast off wooden … [Read more...]

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...]