6th Annual Thanks & Giving Artist Market in Pleasant Ridge

Come one, come all.  Visit the 6th annual Thanks & Giving Artist Market.  Support your local artists and friends.  Bring a canned good for the food kitchens that help out so much all year round.  $5 on Friday night gets you in the door and allows you to eat - the theme this year is Italian night.  Come back on Saturday and you don't have to pay the entry[...]

Happy Holly Days from the Anton Art Center - Christmas Market 2015

This venue is one of the best around.  The entire art center is turned into a Christmas wonderland.  Located in downtown Mt. Clemens, it's a great place to support the local economy and the local artists.  The event runs from November 13 to December 23.  Charge cards, checks and cash gladly accepted.

Fall Festival of the Arts 2015

For all you down river folks - or even those of you who ain't - another well stocked art market at the Downriver Council for the Arts on 81 Chestnut Street in Wyandotte.  If you haven't visited Wyandotte, you're in for a pleasant surprise.  Good shopping, good eating.  And, when you buy from the local artists, you're helping the local economy.  This event en[...]

Art for the Holidays 2015 @ Detroit Artists Market.

Be sure to visit the Detroit Artists Market - Noel Night is coming up on 5 December.  Lots of great art that would make great gifts.  Be sure to look for my items - hopefully, you won't see them 'cuz maybe they were sold.  LOL  

Pictures at an Exhibition

Reception this Sunday (27 September) from 2-5 p.m. @ Michigan by the Bottle Tasting Room.  All particulars are on the photo. Come chat, sample the good Michigan wines, and take a look at the art work hanging on the wall at MBTB.  Look forward to seeing you.

September Sentiments

Well, here it is 9-11-2015.  Fourteen years ago today I was at work and heard the news that some planes and flown into the twin towers.  The office buzzed with anxiety, people wondering what was going on, and (since I worked in the defense industry) security heightened within our building.  Just about everyone congregated in the cafeteria to gape at the news[...]

We The Vehicles: A Tribute to Detroit Bicycle Culture - Opens Friday July 31 - 6PM

Be sure to visit Detroit Artists Market for the new show which promises to be adventuresome to say the least.  Using old bike parts, artists were challenged to come up with something unique and creative.  I know what I submitted, but I can't wait to see what other people have produced.  You can find out more about this exhibit by clicking on the link in this[...]

Composition Tips for Photography

Since I get these newsletters (or whatever you want to call them) in my email, I figured I'd share them with anyone who's interested.  They come from Picture Correct. Enjoy and maybe learn something from these tips.  Not only might it be helpful for you, but posting these tips is a good way for me to remember where I put them.